The year in crisis: 2016
February 28, 2017 North America
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) recently conducted a global survey, sponsored by FTI Consulting, of 537 crisis management experts from 15 industries. The research focused on executives’ views about the most important corporate risks in 2016, and their perceptions about future crises in 2017-2020.
The following are key findings:
- By a factor of five to one, these executives believe that the world became a riskier place in 2016.
- Cyber-attacks now account for 57% of major crises -- larger than all other types combined.
- 67% believe that the world will become an even riskier place to do business in 2017-20.
Click here to view the Executive Summary