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Cosgrove leads CBD executives to stirring realisation

I recently wrote about working with Governor-General Peter Cosgrove on defining organisational resilience at the executive and board level. In the article titled ‘What is organisational resilience?’ I told the story of how we collaborated with Peter who had recently retired as General of the Armed Forces. Working in the still-emerging area of organisational resilience over the past ten years […]

Enterprise Risk and Resilience Assurance Framework

Developed in collaboration with leading Australian organisations operating in high risk industries both nationally and internationally, this framework is based on the International Benchmarking on Organisational Resilience. The framework is aligned with International and Australian standards including: ISO 31000:2009, the Australasian Inter-service Incident Management System (AIIMS), the Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery (PPPR) principles, AS/NZS 5050:2010 […]

RMIA launches Special Interest Group

An Organizational Resilience Special Interest Group has recently been approved by The Risk Management Institution of Australasia (RMIA). An expert panel of practitioners from around Australia will work on a 12 month project, focusing on good practice and implementation , culminating in an RMIA sponsored white paper to be released at the 2016 RMIA National […]

What is organisational resilience?

For some organisations, resilience is an emerging area so I thought I would share some insights from our experiences. At an industry lunch this year I was interested to find that the questions being raised about the definition of resilience were not dissimilar to the ones being asked nearly ten years ago. In the last ten years […]