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Dr Dimitris N. Chorafas

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  • Risk Managementby Dr Dimitris N. Chorafas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 155.00

    The author outlines the reasons why management risk must be examined within the perspective of each company's business challenges. He suggests there is a synergy between shareholder value and business ethics. He also underlines the importance of honesty, the risks associated with short-sighted management and over-centralisation, the benefits of innovative... more...

  • New Regulation of the Financial Industryby Dr Dimitris N. Chorafas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 200.00

    Written by a leading financial analyst, this new book provides a detailed overview of the new regulatory environment facing the financial industry. Whilst the 1980s and early 1990s focused on deregulation within the financial sector, today a key point of interest has become re-regulation - and in a global setting. more...

  • Outsourcing Insourcing and IT for Enterprise Managementby Dr Dimitris N. Chorafas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 168.00

    Many firms are now developing policies for outsourcing IT and other basic functions, this book analyses this issue from the perspective of both the outsourcer and the insourcer. Chorafas describes management needs and shows how technology can be used to meet these needs. The book also highlights the benefits and risks that companies face when they... more...

  • Modelling the Survival of Financial and Industrial Enterprisesby Dr Dimitris N. Chorafas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 155.00

    This book analyses the use of modelling in charting the survival of financial and industrial enterprises. The author shows how to use models effectively, and goes on to consider the pitfalls that can occur. The book contains plenty of practical examples, making this a useful 'how to' guide. more...

  • Corporate Accountabilityby Dr Dimitris N. Chorafas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 145.00

    Corporate accountability must be examined within the perspective of a company's business challenges. There is a synergy between shareholder value and the responsibilities of management. This book is based on an extensive research project done by the author in the 2001 to 2003 timeframe in the United States, England, Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland.... more...

  • Alternative Investments and the Mismanagement of Riskby Dr Dimitris N. Chorafas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 195.00

    'Investors beware' is good advice in any situation, especially when dealing with the control of risk and alternative investments. In this book Chorafas has uncovered the hidden risks behind alternative investments through extensive research in the US, UK, Germany France, Italy Scandinavia and Switzerland. He also provides solutions to the problems... more...

  • The Internet Supply Chainby Dr Dimitris N. Chorafas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 176.00

    The rapid advancement of technology and of Internet commerce in a globalized market has brought change at an unprecedented rate. Credit institutions, manufacturing, merchandising and service companies are finding that their traditional methods and tools for accounting and logistics no longer suffice. They must develop more efficient processes, able... more...

  • Rating Management's Effectivenessby Dr Dimitris N. Chorafas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 138.00

    This book explains why and how management's effectiveness makes the difference between success and failure, in any organization. Based on extensive research in the US, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland, the author outlines how to be effective, what happens in cases of ineffectiveness, and the reasons why management's effectiveness must be... more...

  • Financial Boom and Gloomby Dr Dimitris N. Chorafas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    The credit and banking crisis which hit the western world in 2007/2008 has and will continue to have far-reaching after-effects. At their core are Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs) and Credit Default Swaos (CDSs), the main themes of this book. more...

  • Capitalism Without Capitalby Dr Dimitris N. Chorafas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 135.00

    This book examines the banking crisis of July/August 2007 and its ensuing after-effects in 2008-2009: economic crisis, credit crunch, massive recapitalization of some banks and nationalization of other banks. The author offers his views on the factors which led to this global financial catastrophe and how it could have been avoided. more...