Have a look at this recent post by Christine Cromarty at RSD Solutions Inc. about how risks become issues after everything blows up. She writes:
How many times have you seen this type of situation occur? When employees have made decisions which they feel will profit the firm and yet put the whole firm at risk? Where top management is only brought in after it is too late?
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To read more Mad Men-related posts, have a look at this recent one that I wrote about risks in the 1960s.