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Great Free “Lean” Tools

  Readers of this blog know that we are strong advocates of “lean management,” which focuses on gradual, continuous improvement. Over at goleansixsigma.com, they have a set of more than 30 free tools that readers can download and use to begin...

The Power of Process

  Hurricanes, wildfires, and terrorist attacks capture headlines, but most risks are internal, not external. Because they are so busy, nonprofits often fail to identify and document their core processes. This leads to inefficiency, ineffectiveness, and...
The Importance of Processes

The Importance of Processes

The theme this month on the Risk Alternatives blog is the importance of process. We will emphasize one process above others: the Risk Cycle, the repeating steps a nonprofit, startup, or small business takes in order to implement a risk management process. More...