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Supply chain risk management

by Inderscience Publishers  (Mar. 1, 2008)

The existing models utilise a mean value approach with deterministic failure cost to determine the optimal number of suppliers in the presence of supplier failure risks. The mean value approach assumes, the firm has a linear utility function with respect to the supply disruptions. For major disruptions that could threaten the survival of the firm, ...

Roundtable -- Risk Management Planning

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Aug. 1, 1998)

This Roundtable discussion focuses on the Risk Management Program (RMP) and how it will affect water utilities. Topics discussed are: the key components of an RMP; concern regarding the release of hazardous chemicals at drinking water utilities; the circumstances that pose the greatest risk for accidental releases at water utilities; enforcement ...

Risk management versus incentives

by Inderscience Publishers  (May 9, 2006)

Portfolio theory indicates that risk management should take place at the group level. Hedging at the project level or in the individual business areas may lead to suboptimal results. However, the efficiency of a profit centre depends on its management's being able to influence factors that are crucial to the unit's financial results. Price hedging ...

Foundations of integrated risk management

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 16, 2009)

This paper concentrates on broadening the concept of risk management beyond the considerations of cost, schedule and performance. The author uses his experience with NASA to provide both a foundation for an integrated risk management plan and a tentative plan. The plan integrates risk across both the temporal and the hierarchical ...

Flood risk management plans 1

by IWA Publishing  (Apr. 2, 2012)

Flood risk management plans (FRMPs) contain an approach for saving or improving flood protection within a river basin. They shall address all aspects of flood risk management focusing on prevention, protection and preparedness (EC 2007). FRMPs include the conclusion of the preliminary flood risk assessment, the flood hazard maps and flood risk ...

Risk-based asset integrity management

by ABS Consulting  (Sep. 11, 2007)

Within the area of management of process plant integrity, there has been a significant shift toward the adoption of risk-focused methods such as reliability centered maintenance (RCM) and risk based inspection (RBI), rather than following traditional preventative maintenance methods and prescriptive inspection intervals. There are various reasons ...

International management and risk assessment

by Inderscience Publishers  (Dec. 7, 2010)

This article presents the US experience from periodical business failures and collapses of the financial markets. It could be a lesson for the Central and Eastern European countries on their economies during the post-transition era. International management is one of the strongest aspects of major US corporations, and risk management is their ...

Post-deal environmental risk management

by ENVIRON  (Dec. 1, 2004)

In the Mergers & Acquisitions series supplement of Financier Worldwide, Simon Johnson, Managing Director of ENVIRON FRS, provides insight into how to avoid 'suprises' in business by completing strategic and comprehensive risk management, both pre- and ...

Managing risk of liquidity: a new dimension of risk management

by Inderscience Publishers  (Oct. 14, 2013)

Prudent liquidity risk management is a critical component of contemporary complex financial risk management. In the aftermath of the world financial crisis that started in 2007 the liquidity risk area received close attention from financial firms and regulators. The article begins with an introduction of the concept of liquidity risk management, a ...

Risk management of complex critical systems

by Inderscience Publishers  (Feb. 7, 2005)

It is crucial to examine the changing panorama of vulnerabilities and criticalities in our increasingly interconnected world. Understanding the meaning of complexity and its implications allows us to see the interconnectedness of the world for enhanced risk management in technical and social systems. In this respect, a framework to assess complex ...

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