Tag Archives: Disaster

Securing risks

Geopolitical crises like the Asian meltdown and 9/11 became defined risk in the public consciousness (being ‘staged in the mass media’) and have repopularised scenario planning and threat assessments as pragmatic futures methodologies. International risk management has become a lucrative … Continue reading

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A risk taking society

In my previous Dutch postings I talked about our society taking certain risks. Not only teenagers get an information overload and seem to be hard-wired to take risks. Today’s teens are “stressed out” but also a lot of adults get … Continue reading

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