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- Kogan Page 2013; US$ 39.99
Risk management is not just a topic for risk professionals. Managers and directors at all levels must be equipped with an understanding of risk and the tools and processes required to assess and manage it successfully. Risk Management offers a practical and structured approach while avoiding jargon, theory and many of the complex issues that preoccupy... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 88.00
Examination of how insurance arrangements can contribute to societies' management of the risks of natural disasters in a changing climate. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Focusing on countermeasures against orchestrated cyber-attacks, Cyber Security Culture is research-based and reinforced with insights from experts who do not normally release information into the public arena. It will enable managers in industry and government to understand how organizational learning and training can be utilized to develop a culture... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 80.00
The first edition of Applied Health Economics did an expert job of showing how the availability of large scale data sets and the rapid advancement of advanced econometric techniques can help health economists and health professionals make sense of information better than ever before. This second edition has been revised and updated throughout... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 34.95
Savvy managers use contracts proactively to reach their business goals and minimize their risks. To succeed, these managers need a plan/framework and A Short Guide to Contract Risk provides this. It introduces the notion of contract literacy: a set of skills relevant for all who deal with contracts in their business environment. Arguing that contracts... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 120.00
A groundbreaking study of the investment portfolios of takaful companies, their general investment patterns, and their future investments The Islamic finance industry has witnessed remarkable growth over the last decade, and one of the most successful segments—poised for even greater expansion—is the Islamic insurance (takaful) industry.... more...
- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99
Old Risks - New Solutions, Or Is It The Other Way Around is the latest book in a series based on the MIGA - Georgetown University Symposium on International Political Risk Management. The Symposium has traditionally brought together almost 200 senior practitioners from the political risk insurance (PRI) industry, including investors, insurers, brokers,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Some Muslims believe insurance is unnecessary, as society should help its victims. Muslims can no longer ignore the fact that they live, trade and communicate with open global systems, and they can no longer ignore the need for banking and insurance. Aly Khorshid demonstrates how initial clerical apprehensions were overcome to create pioneering Muslim-friendly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Despite international initiatives such as the Earth Summit in 1992 and ongoing efforts to implement the Kyoto Protocol, human activities continue to register a destructive toll on the planetary environment. At root, research on global environmental risk seeks new pathways for reversing unsustainable trends, curtailing ongoing destructive activities,... more...