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2010-03-09 20:55 UTC (andrew.bowers@cbd.int)
Date of last update
2012-05-11 21:11 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)
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2012-05-11 21:11 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

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Risk Management Guidelines Companion to AS/NZS 4360:2004
  • English
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Summary, abstract or table of contents
The Table of Contents is as follows:

1 Scope and general
1.1 Background to risk management
1.2 Benefits of risk management
1.3 Applications of risk management
1.4 Corporate governance

2 Risk management process overview

3 Communication and consultation
3.1 General
3.2 What is communication and consultation?
3.3 Why communication and consultation are important
3.4 Developing a process for communication and consultation

4 Establish the context
4.1 Context
4.2 Objectives and environment
4.3 Stakeholder identification and analysis
4.4 Criteria
4.5 Consequence criteria
4.6 Key elements
4.7 Documentation of this step
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5 Risk identification
5.1 Aim
5.2 Components of a risk
5.3 Identification process
5.4 Information for identifying risks
5.5 Approaches to identifying risks
5.6 Documentation of this step

6 Risk analysis
6.1 Overview
6.2 Consequence and likelihood tables
6.3 Level of risk
6.4 Uncertainty
6.5 Analysing opportunities
6.6 Methods of analysis
6.7 Key questions in analysing risk
6.8 Documentation of the analysis

7 Risk evaluation
7.1 Overview
7.2 Types of evaluation criteria
7.3 Evaluation from qualitative analysis
7.4 Tolerable risk
7.5 Judgement implicit in criteria
7.6 Evaluation criteria and historical events

8 Risk treatment
8.1 Introduction
8.2 Identify options
8.3 Evaluate treatment options
8.4 Selecting options for treatment
8.5 Preparing treatment plans
8.6 Residual risk

9 Monitoring and review
9.1 Purpose
9.2 Changes in context and risks
9.3 Risk management assurance and monitoring
Risk management performance measurement
9.5 Post-event analysis

10 Recording the risk management process
10.1 Overview
10.2 Compliance and due diligence statement
10.3 Risk register
10.4 Risk treatment schedule and action plan
10.5 Monitoring and audit documents
10.6 Incident data base
10.7 Risk Management Plan

11 Establishing effective risk management
11.1 Policy
11.2 Management commitment
11.3 Responsibility and authority
11.4 Resources and infrastructure
11.5 Culture change
11.6 Monitor and review risk management effectiveness
11.7 The challenge for leaders-Integration
11.8 The challenge for managers-Leadership
11.9 The challenge for all-Continuous improvement
11.10 Key messages and questions for managers

12 References
12.1 Standards and Handbooks
12.2 Further reading
Thematic areas
  • Risk assessment and risk management
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Additional Information
Type of resource
  • Handbook
ISBN 0 7337 5960 2
Publisher and its location
Jointly published by Standards Australia International Ltd, Sydney, Australia
and Standards, Wellington, New Zealand
© Standards Australia/Standards New Zealand. All rights are reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced or copied in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, without the written permission of the publisher.
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Keywords and any other relevant information
Originated as HB 142-1999 and HB 143:1999.

Jointly revised and redesignated as HB 436:2004.

Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (December 2005).
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