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Risk in industry. Risk management

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  • Improving Operational Risk Managementby J.H.M. van Grinsven

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 79.00

    Operational risk is possibly the largest threat to financial institutions. The operational risk that financial institutions face has become more complex, more potentially devastating and more difficult to anticipate. Moreover, operational risk management is an essential part of the economic activities and economic development in financial institutions.... more...

  • Risk Management in Financial Institutionsby J.H.M. van Grinsven

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 73.00

    Risk managers are under pressure to compete in a competitive environment while solidly honouring their obligations and navigating their business safely toward the future. This book provides many insightful ideas, concepts and methods to help shape or reshape value propositions. more...

  • The Dynamics of Heritageby Laurence Gouriévidis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 130.00

    Focusing on the interaction between history and memory and, in particular, on museums as a memory medium, this book deals with the memorialization of the Highland Clearances over the twentieth century. It presents a typology of Clearance narratives and shows that the politics of the land has impacted on interpretive repertoires, whilst Clearance exhibitions... more...

  • Enterprise Risk Management Modelsby David L. Olson; Desheng Wu

    Springer 2010; US$ 139.00

    Enterprise risk management has always been important. However, the events of the 21st Century have made it even more critical. The top level of business management became suspect after scandals at ENRON, WorldCom, and other business entities. Financially, many firms experienced difficulties from bubbles. The problems of interacting cultures demonstrated... more...

  • Operational Risk Management in Financial Servicesby Anthony Tarantino

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2010; US$ 19.95

    Banking is at the forefront of the effort to quantify and measure operational risk and as such can be role model beyond the financial services industry. The Basel Committee of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has created a new capital accord, known as Basel II. Basel II requires banks to establish an operational risk management (ORM) framework... more...

  • Against the Godsby Peter L. Bernstein

    Wiley 2012; US$ 21.95

    A Business Week, New York Times Business, and USA Today Bestseller "Ambitious and readable . . . an engaging introduction to the oddsmakers, whom Bernstein regards as true humanists helping to release mankind from the choke holds of superstition and fatalism." -The New York Times "An extraordinarily entertaining and informative book." -The Wall Street... more...

  • Understanding and Managing Model Riskby Massimo Morini

    Wiley 2011; US$ 105.00

    A guide to the validation and risk management of quantitative models used for pricing and hedging Whereas the majority of quantitative finance books focus on mathematics and risk management books focus on regulatory aspects, this book addresses the elements missed by this literature--the risks of the models themselves. This book starts from regulatory... more...

  • Corporate Value of Enterprise Risk Managementby Sim Segal

    Wiley 2011; US$ 125.00

    The ultimate guide to maximizing shareholder value through ERM The first book to introduce an emerging approach synthesizing ERM and value-based management, Corporate Value of Enterprise Risk Management clarifies ERM as a strategic business management approach that enhances strategic planning and other decision-making processes. A hot topic in the... more...

  • Managing Financial Risksby Gordon L. Clark; Adam D. Dixon; Ashby H. B. Monk

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 124.99

    Recent market turmoil, bank runs, global equities sell-off, and the 'credit crunch' have demonstrated the sophisticated and interconnected nature of financial markets today - seemingly localized problems have quickly spread, putting at risk the solvency of both local and global financial institutions. As these markets are increasingly complex,... more...

  • Women Workers in Industrialising Asiaby Amarjit Kaur

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 150.00

    This collection contributes to key theoretical debates about women workers in Asia and breaks new ground by focussing on issues that have been little documented in other studies in the area. It provides new information and insights into labour systems associated with labour intensive export manufactures and state-labour relations in a comparative... more...