Facing the Severe Risk Management Challenge of Ebola

The spread of the Ebola virus is not only a humanitarian tragedy, but also poses severe challenges for professionals who study risk management. In many ways, the conundrum currently vexing so many is represented by the classic “lifeboat theory” espoused freely over the last two decades. In short, how much pain, in terms of potential exposure, medical system stress, and the safety of nations is equitable to warrant intervention on behalf of the few in this often forgotten part of the world?

Find more about Ebola risk management in CASS Global’s article “Ebola: A Study in Contingency Planning” by Shawn Engbrecht.