Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Why Managing Too Many Risks is Too Risky

I wrote a guest post over at the Raven's Brain weblog. The topic is 'Heaps of Risks - Why Managing Too Many Risks is Too Risky'.

Risk management is a source of unusual human behavior: euphoria or excessive gambling when risk is underestimated, and panic attacks or depression when we predict that things are riskier than they really are. Both are risks by themselves.
In the post I'll address a risk that is also closely related to human behavior and presents a risk: Overly extensive risk registers, i.e. a list of several dozends of risks for a given project.

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