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on 22-Apr-10 00:43.
While Sarbanes-Oxley shook up the world of publicly traded companies and forced them to scramble to achieve compliance, it also played a pivotal role in bringing enterprise risk management (ERM) to the attention of corporate executives. Enterprise risk management, for many companies, has emerged as a value-added continuation of Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and audit efforts. Seventy-six percent of respondents in a recent survey said they either intended to expand SOX compliance into ERM or were in a stage of implementation.1
With the growing interest in ERM that has emerged in recent years, it has not just been seen as an initiative but a key component of corporate strategy. The strategic importance of ERM is mentioned in the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) ERM integrated framework definition, which states: "Enterprise risk management is a process, affected by an entity's board of directors, management and other personnel, applied in strategy setting and across the enterprise, designed to identify potential events that may affect the entity. . . to provide reasonable assurance regarding the achievement of entity objectives." This definition describes ERM as a part of corporate strategy that is influenced by organizational leadership and put in motion to guide the achievement of organizational goals.
on 21-Apr-10 22:41.
Dr. Ferdinand Tesoro,
Director, WellPoint Dental and Vision Planning and PMO
This interactive, experiential, and insightful session will answer the following questions: How do you ensure that you have the right strategy for your organization? What are leading and lagging performance measures and how are they used effectively? How did the WellPoint Dental and Vision organization utilize the Value Chain, Balanced Scorecard and performance indicators to generate business results and shareholder value?
on 21-Apr-10 22:23.
Peet's Coffee & Tea
Of the global fortune 5000 companies over 50% of them use a scorecard to help manage their organization. This case study shows how Peet's Coffee continues to grow. Since 1966 they've had fanatical customer loyalty. We know performance management helps grow this sensation and it has helped create a staple business in San Francisco. At the core of every effective balanced scorecard, there is a strategy map that articulates organizational strategy and breaks it down to operational terms. Strategy maps show the cause and effect linkages between the four perspectives of the balanced scorecard. They reveal the relationship between organizational strategic objectives.
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