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Essential insights on the various aspects of enterprise riskmanagement

If you want to understand enterprise risk management from someof the leading academics and practitioners of this exciting newmethodology, Enterprise Risk Management is the book for you.Through in-depth insights into what practitioners of this evolvingbusiness practice are actually doing as well as anticipating whatneeds to be taught on the topic, John Fraser and Betty Simkins havesought out the leading experts in this field to clearly explainwhat enterprise risk management is and how you can teach, learn,and implement these leading practices within the context of yourbusiness activities. In this book, the authors take a broad view ofERM, or what is called a holistic approach to ERM.

Enterprise Risk Management introduces you to the widerange of concepts and techniques for managing risk in a holisticway that correctly identifies risks and prioritizes the appropriateresponses. This invaluable guide offers a broad overview of thedifferent types of techniques: the role of the board, risktolerances, risk profiles, risk workshops, and allocation ofresources, while focusing on the principles that determine businesssuccess. This comprehensive resource also provides a thoroughintroduction to enterprise risk management as it relates to credit,market, and operational risk, as well as the evolving requirementsof the rating agencies and their importance to the overall riskmanagement in a corporate setting. Filled with helpful tables andcharts, Enterprise Risk Management offers a wealth ofknowledge on the drivers, the techniques, the benefits, as well asthe pitfalls to avoid, in successfully implementing enterprise riskmanagement.

  • Discusses the history of risk management and more recentlydeveloped enterprise risk management practices and how you canprudently implement these techniques within the context of yourunderlying business activities
  • Provides coverage of topics such as the role of the chief riskofficer, the use of anonymous voting technology, and riskindicators and their role in risk management
  • Explores the culture and practices of enterprise riskmanagement without getting bogged down by the mathematicssurrounding the more conventional approaches to financial riskmanagement

This informative guide will help you unlock the incrediblepotential of enterprise risk management, which has been describedas a proxy for good management.

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