Definition

unsystemic risk (unsystematic risk)

Contributor(s): Francesca Sales

Unsystemic risk is a type of  risk that is caused by factors inside the organization.

Examples of an unsystemic risk include a strike, failure to keep up with a new competitor, a product recall or a change in management. Unsystemic risk contrasts with systemic rick, which is caused by external factors that an organization has no control over.

This was last updated in October 2014

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