Enterprise Risk Management

A. Complete the Assignment 1 Worksheet to create risk profiles for both companies.
B. Summarize your Analysis and Recommendations by addressing the following questions:
i. Where is each company in its corporate lifecycle (startup, growth, maturity, or decline)? Explain.
ii. Based on your review of the analysts’ reports and the 10-K reports, which company appears to have more
risk? Why?
iii. Which categories of risk pose the greatest threat to each organization? Why?
iv. Which company has the stronger economic moat? Explain.
v. For the company that has the weaker economic moat, what two risk factors should they prioritize to improve
their risk mitigation and strengthen their competitive advantage?

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