Tuesday, January 08, 2008

E & Y Spells Out the Top 10 Risks for Global Business

In a recent fascinating study, Ernst and Young spells out their findings on the top strategic risks facing global businesses, based on discussions with 70 top risk analysts.

These Top 10 are:

  1. Regulatory and compliance risk
  2. Global financial shocks
  3. Aging consumers and workforce
  4. The inability to capitalize on emerging markets
  5. Industry consolidation/transition
  6. Energy shocks
  7. Execution of strategic transactions
  8. Cost inflation
  9. Radical greening
  10. Consumer demand shifts