Communication and Consultation
|1. Communication and Consultation is ....|
2. Continual and iterative processes that an organization conducts to provide, share or obtain information and to engage in dialogue with stakeholders (2.13) regarding the management of risk (2.1).
Notes (1) : The information can relate to the existence, nature, form, likelihood (2.19), significance, evaluation, acceptability and treatment of the management of risk.
Notes (1) : Consultation is a two-way process of informed communication between an organization and its stakeholders on an issue prior to making a decision or determining a direction on that issue. Consultation is:
- A process which impacts on a decision through influence rather than power; and
- An input to decision making, not joint decision making.
[ISO Guide 73:2009, definition 3.2.1]
(Source: ISO 31000:2009 – Risk Management — Principles and Guidelines) - clause 2.12