risk management



Proactive risk management
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Though most companies use some variation of stage-gate product development, they still expend little effort on risk management . Project managers identify risks before the initial gate, but ignore them instead of managing them effectively. The project experiences

Risk management guide for information technology systems
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Every organization has a mission. In this digital era, as organizations use automated information technology (IT) systems1 to process their information for better support of their missions, risk management plays a critical role in protecting an organizations information

Risk management in a dynamic society: a modelling problem
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In spite of all efforts to design safer systems, we still witness severe, large-scale accidents. A basic question is: Do we actually have adequate models of accident causation in the present dynamic society The socio-technical system involved in risk management includes several

Quantitative Risk Management .
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To model risk we use language of probability theory. Risks are represented by random variables mapping unforeseen future states of the world into values representing profits and losses. The risks which interest us are aggregate risks. In general we consider a portfolio

Software risk management
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Software developments risky nature is easy enough to acknowledge in the abstract, but sadly, harder to acknowledge in real-world situations. Our culture has evolved such that owning up to risks is often confused with defeatism. Thus, a manager faced with a nearly

Financial risk management
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Basel Committee for Banking Supervision (1998) requires commercial banks to hold capital reserves to cover market risk based on internal Value at Risk (VAR) models; expanded to risksensitive charges for credit and operational risk Securities and

Liquidity risk management
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Liquidity and solvency are the heavenly twins of banking, frequently indistinguishable. An illiquid bank can rapidly become insolvent, and an insolvent bank illiquid. As Tim Congdon noted,(FT, September 2007), in the 1950s liquid assets were typically 30 percent of British

Proactive risk management in a dynamic society
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The objectives of the present study are to better understand the mechanisms of major accidents in the present dynamic and technological society. From this understanding, guides to improved strategies for industrial risk management are sought. It is important to consider

Enterprise risk management
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Page 1. Enterprise Risk Management Forthcoming in the Journal of Risk Management of Korea Volume 1 Number 1 Stephen P. DArcy Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society John C. Brogan Faculty Scholar in Risk Management and Insurance and Professor of Finance

Financial engineering: derivatives and risk management
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This text provides a thorough treatment of futures,plain vanillaoptions and swaps as well as the use of exotic derivatives and interest rate options for speculation and hedging. Pricing of options using numerical methods such as lattices (BOPM), Mone Carlo simulation and finite

Social risk management
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Social protection is moving up on the development agenda. Dismissed as ineffective, expensive or even detrimental to development in developing countries for a long time, it is now increasingly understood that assisting individuals, households and communities in

Enterprise risk managementintegrated framework
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Respond in a manner that reduces the likelihood of downside outcomes and increases the upside. Page 6. This COSO ERM framework defines essential components, suggests a common language, and provides clear direction and guidance for enterprise risk management . Enterprise Risk

Risk Management for Derivatives
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Throughout history, the weather has determined the fate of nations, businesses, and individuals. Nations have gone to war to take over lands with a better climate. Individuals have starved because their crops were made worthless by poor weather. Businesses

Disaster risk management and vulnerability reduction
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At a time when disasters take an increasing toll of human lives and material assets, both globally and in the Asian region, it is timely and relevant that this Asia and Pacific Forum on Poverty recognizes the link that disaster management has to its central theme of poverty

Risk analysis and management in construction
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The paper describes, on the basis of a questionnaire survey of general contractors and project management practices, the construction industrys perception of risk associated with its activities and the extent to which the industry uses risk analysis and management

The six mistakes executives make in risk management
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We dont live in the world for which conventional risk management textbooks prepare us. No forecasting model predicted the impact of the current economic crisis, and its consequences continue to take establishment economists and business academics by surprise. Moreover

Derivatives and risk management in shipping
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For more information and online ordering visit Witherbys Publishing Seamanship International on www.witherbyseamanship.com Tel: +44 (0) 1506 463 22 email: info@emailws.com DERIVATIVES AND RISK MANAGEMENT IN SHIPPING 1st Edition June 2006 Witherbys Publishing Limited

Risk management : changing the internal auditors paradigm
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Internal auditors assist management and the audit committee in identifying and evaluating key business risks, completing focused audits in high- risk areas, complet-ing special investigations for the board and management and, at times, assisting external auditors with

Risk management in post-trust societies
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The aim of this book is to shed further light on how one best communicates risk in a post- trust society. It is fair to say that, at least since the 1980s (if not earlier), the risk communication and management climate in a number of countries has changed

Corporate social responsibility as risk management : A model for multinationals
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Kirkpatrick Professor of International Affairs Weil Director, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University A Working Paper of the: Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative A Cooperative Project among: The