Browsing posts tagged: Risk Management
A World of Chance

Although financial markets often try to distance themselves from gambling, the two factors have far more in common than usually thought. When, historically, there were no financial institutions such as banks, lotteries constituted the ways by which expensive items were disposed of, and governments raised money quickly. Gambling tables fulfilled roles that venture capital and […]

Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty

A new book to help senior executives and boards get smart about risk management The ability of businesses to survive and thrive often requires unconventional thinking and calculated risk taking. The key is to make the right decisions even under the most risky, uncertain, and turbulent conditions. In the new book, Surviving and Thriving in […]

The Failure of Risk Management

An essential guide to the calibrated risk analysis approach The Failure of Risk Management takes a close look at misused and misapplied basic analysis methods and shows how some of the most popular „risk management“ methods are no better than astrology! Using examples from the 2008 credit crisis, natural disasters, outsourcing to China, engineering disasters, […]

Quantitative Risk Management

This book provides the most comprehensive treatment of the theoretical concepts and modelling techniques of quantitative risk management. Whether you are a financial risk analyst, actuary, regulator or student of quantitative finance, Quantitative Risk Management gives you the practical tools you need to solve real-world problems.Describing the latest advances in the field, Quantitative Risk Management […]

Failsafe Strategies

In the 1990s, in the name of „revolutionary business models,“ businesses took on massive risks almost without concern. They were burnt — badly. Today, many companies have become powerfully averse to taking the risks that are essential to long-term success. Now, there’s a whole new way to think about risk: one that liberates you to […]

Beating IT Risks

Beating IT Risks is the essential guide for anyone at risk from information technology failure. The book provides proven models and evaluation tools that will guide board members, senior management, IT leaders and business unit managers in decision-making, monitoring and negotiation roles. Featuring real-world PA Consulting Group case studies along with the authors‘ own direct […]

Financial Risk Manager Handbook

An essential guide to financial risk management as well as the only way to ace the GARP FRM Exam The Financial Risk Management Exam (FRM Exam) was developed by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) as a means of establishing an industry standard of minimum professional competence in the field. It is given annually […]

Managing Project Risk and Uncertainty

This title confidently puts forward a practical, new approach to decision making in an uncertain business world. Many variables are accounted for and the authors are innovative in integrating previous types of decision-making approaches with a more fluid, and therefore realistic model that can be applied across a wide range of contexts and decisions. A […]

Risk-adjusted Lending Conditions

In order to operate their lending business profitably, banks must know all the costs involved in granting loans. In particular, all the expenses they incur in covering losses must be included. Provided loan risks can be calculated, it is possible in each case to charge a price that is appropriately adjusted for risk, thus making […]

Wharton on Making Decisions

Perspectives from leaders in decision science at Wharton Organized in part through Wharton’s Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, the book assembles leading researchers from Wharton’s business faculty who demonstrate how to apply the latest approaches in decision-making from four perspectives: personal, managerial, negotiator, and consumer. Each chapter describes how decisions are actually made, presents […]