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Corporate risk management : an organisational perspective

Author: Tony Merna; Faisal F Al-Thani
Publisher: Chichester : Wiley, ©2005.
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Research has shown that there is a severe lack of understanding of risk management at a corporate level, particularly in its implementation at different levels of the organisation.


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Merna, Tony.
Corporate risk management.
Chichester : Wiley, ©2005
(DLC) 2005299063
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Merna; Faisal F Al-Thani
ISBN: 0470015888 9780470015889
OCLC Number: 62166098
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 256 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: 1 Introduction.1.1 Introduction.1.2 Why Managing Risk Is Important.1.3 General Definition of Risk Management.1.4 Background and Structure.1.5 Aim.1.6 Scope of the Book.2 The Concept of Risk and Uncertainty and the Sources and Types of Risk.2.1 Introduction.2.2 Background.2.3 Risk and Uncertainty: Basic Concepts and General Principles.2.4 The Origin of Risk.2.5 Uncertainties.2.6 Sources of Risk.2.7 Typical Risks.2.8 Perceptions of Risk.2.9 Stakeholders in an Investment.2.10 Summary.3 The Evolution of Risk Management and the Risk Management Process.3.1 Introduction.3.2 The Evolution of Risk Management.3.3 Risk Management.3.4 The Risk Management Process - Identification, Analysis and Response.3.5 Embedding Risk Management into Your Organisation.3.6 Risk Management Plan.3.7 Executive Responsibility and Risk.3.8 Summary.4 Risk Management Tools and Techniques.4.1 Introduction.4.2 Definitions.4.3 Risk Analysis Techniques.4.4 Qualitative Techniques in Risk Management.4.5 Quantitative Techniques in Risk Management.4.6 Quantitative and Qualitative Risk Assessments.4.7 Value Management.4.8 Other Risk Management Techniques.4.9 Country Risk Analysis.4.10 Summary.5 Financing Projects, Their Risks and Risk Modelling.5.1 Introduction.5.2 Corporate Finance.5.3 Project Finance.5.4 Financial Instruments.5.5 Debt.5.6 Mezzanine Finance Instruments.5.7 Equity.5.8 Financial Risks.5.9 Non-financial Risks Affecting Project Finance.5.10 Managing Financial Risks.5.11 Risk Modelling.5.12 Types of Risk Software.5.13 Summary.6 Portfolio Analysis and Cash Flows.6.1 Introduction.6.2 Selecting a Portfolio Strategy.6.3 Constructing the Portfolio.6.4 Portfolio of Cash Flows.6.5 The Boston Matrix.6.6 Scenario Analysis.6.7 Diversification.6.8 Portfolio Risk Management.6.9 Cross-collateralisation.6.10 Cash Flows.6.11 An Example of Portfolio Modelling.6.12 Summary.7 Risk Management at Corporate Level.7.1 Introduction.7.2 Definitions.7.3 The History of the Corporation.7.4 Corporate Structure.7.5 Corporate Management.7.6 Corporate Functions.7.7 Corporate Strategy.7.8 Recognising Risks.7.9 Specific Risks at Corporate Level.7.10 The Chief Risk Officer.7.11 How Risks Are Assessed at Corporate Level.7.12 Corporate Risk Strategy.7.13 Corporate Risk: An Overview.7.14 The Future of Corporate Risk.7.15 Summary.8 Risk Management at Strategic Business Level.8.1 Introduction.8.2 Definitions.8.3 Business Formation.8.4 Strategic Business Units.8.5 Business Strategy.8.6 Strategic Planning.8.7 Recognising Risks.8.8 Portfolio Theory.8.9 Programme Management.8.10 Business Risk Strategy.8.11 Tools at Strategic Business Unit Level.8.12 Strategic Business Risk: An Overview.8.13 Summary.9 Risk Management at Project Level.9.1 Introduction.9.2 The History of Project Management.9.3 Definitions.9.4 Project Management Functions.9.5 Project Strategy Analysis.9.6 Why Project Risk Management Is Used.9.7 Recognising Risks.9.8 Project Risk Strategy.9.9 The Future of Project Risk Management.9.10 Summary.10 Risk Management at Corporate, Strategic Business and Project Levels.10.1 Introduction.10.2 Risk Management.10.3 The Risk Management Process.10.4 Common Approaches to Risk Management by Organisations.10.5 Model for Risk Management at Corporate, Strategic Business and Project Levels.10.6 Summary.References.Index.
Responsibility: Tony Merna and Faisal F. Al-Thani.
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