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Risk From the CEO and Board Perspective : What All Managers Need to Know About Growth in a Turbulent World - Mary Pat Mccarthy

Risk From the CEO and Board Perspective

What All Managers Need to Know About Growth in a Turbulent World

Hardcover Published: 8th December 2003
ISBN: 9780071434713
Number Of Pages: 256

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What all managers need to know about growth in a turbulent world

Especially in these turbulent times, good risk management is about exploiting opportunities for growth while protecting value already created. To do this, corporate leaders must, first and foremost, learn to manage the chain of cause and effect between risk and shareholder value. Now Risk shows them how. As vice chairs of the international consulting giant KPMG L.L.P., authors Mary Pat McCarthy and Tim Flynn are uniquely qualified to offer executives and senior managers this ultimate primer on risk and its optimization and management.

  • Packed with case studies and exclusive interviews with executives of many Fortune 500 companies
  • Explores the most successful risk management strategies now in use internationally and offers prescriptions for adapting them to any company

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Companies at riskp. 1
Executive agendap. 3
The Salt Lake Olympics and risk's shifting sandsp. 31
Risk in a modern global business contextp. 57
Mitigating pervasive riskp. 83
Treatment optionsp. 85
The numbers game - responding to financial riskp. 107
The enemy within - responding to operational riskp. 131
Governing principlesp. 149
We the people of the boardp. 151
The audit committee, risk and regulationp. 177
Inside section 404p. 205
Internal control - insights from the fieldp. 227
Holistic, integrated approaches to risk managementp. 247
The end of the beginningp. 267
Recognitionp. 277
Bibliographyp. 279
Endnotesp. 287
Indexp. 293
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ISBN: 9780071434713
ISBN-10: 0071434712
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 8th December 2003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 15.75  x 2.87
Weight (kg): 0.63
Edition Number: 1

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