Covering Your Ass

“The Damages of a Hedging Culture and How to Establish a Better Risk Culture in Organisations. Between 20% and 50% of all important decisions are not made in the interest of the organisation, but are primarily made so that decision-makers can protect themselves in case something goes wrong. We have investigated this phenomenon in several

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AstraZeneca vaccine

“The debate about AstraZeneca is just one example of two core problems in the communication of risks in society and the media: the strong need for “absolute certainty” and a widespread lack of thse competencies needed to assess risks correctly. Read more in the interview with Prof. Gerd Gigerenzer.” “There is nothing that does not

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Fighting corruption in companies

“Although compliance generates considerable costs in many companies and intervenes in many business processes, there is hardly any evidence for the preventive effect of individual measures. In a research collaboration with E.ON and the University of Heidelberg, Simply Rational is investigating this peculiarity.” Siemens, Volkswagen, Wirecard – despite certified, in some cases award-winning compliance management

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