World events such as terrorism, natural disasters and the global financial crisis have raised the profile of risk. Now more than ever, organizations must plan for, recognize, and respond to all forms of risks that they face. Risk management is a core business skill and understanding and dealing with risks effectively can both increase success and reduce the likelihood of failure.
Fundamentals of Risk Management provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject of commercial and business risk. It is suitable for those studying for a career in risk as well as a broad range of risk professionals. It clearly defines the three main areas of risk - operational, change and strategic - and examines how to recognize the associated risks and both the problems and opportunities these present. This second editionÿis also supported by a broad range of new case studies and well-known examples, including the Chilean Mining Disaster and the BP oil spill.
"Will no doubt become a seminal text for anyone involved in the role of corporate risk management. It is truly comprehensive, with a careful explanation of risk theory and numerous tools including frameworks, international standards and models." Supply Management 20110901 "'Fundamentals of Risk Management' is written with clarity and is underpinned with a solid foundation of common sense. A very informative read which I have found beneficial to my professional role" Andrew Ray, Fire Safety Engineering Manager, Kent Fire and Rescue
Series: KOGAN PAGE
Number Of Pages: 440
Published: 23rd April 2012
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 17.0 x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.745