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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 ...

Conflict of Interest Disclosures – Are you ready for risk assessment?

by Convergepoint  (Sep. 1, 2015)

5 Signs that you are ready for COI risk assessment Conflict of interest (COI) disclosure operates on a trust system. New hire orientation training and occasional refresher training sessions bring up the issue and request the submission of disclosure forms with no real sense of how many of the ...

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 ...

Risk Management in a Water Utility

by American Water Works Association (AWWA)  (Jun. 1, 1978)

Risk management is an integral part of water utility administration and insurance, the transfer of risk, is one important factor. The basic elements of a risk management program are establishing credibility, defining responsibility, identifying areas of risk of loss, evaluating risk, avoidance or minimization of loss, and transfer of remaining ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 and organised crime

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 4, 2014)

As travel becomes more and more accessible for individuals, the potential for risk at destination will develop. As a potential way forward the education of stakeholders in the form of travellers offers policy makers a potential window to limit risk and enhance safety whilst engaging in travel. As a potential force for good, the actions of the ...

Homeland Security: Managing the Risks

by Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)  (Feb. 1, 2004)

Untitled Document Following the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001, the U.S. ...

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