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Surviving and thriving in uncertainty : creating the risk intelligent enterprise

Author: Frederick Funston; Stephen Wagner
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Funston; Stephen Wagner
ISBN: 9780470247884 0470247886
OCLC Number: 473116816
Description: xxvi, 338 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I When risks become brutal realities --
Chapter 1 To survive and thrive: a matter of judgment --
Chapter 2 Conventional risk management has failed --
Chapter 3 An unconventional approach to risk management --
Part II Ten essential risk intelligence skills --
Chapter 4 Check your assumptions at the door --
Chapter 5 Maintain constant vigilance --
Chapter 6 Factor in velocity and momentum --
Chapter 7 Manage the key connections --
Chapter 8 Anticipate causes of failure --
Chapter 9 Verify sources and corroborate information --
Chapter 10 Maintain a margin of safety --
Chapter 11 Set your enterprise time horizons --
Chapter 12 Take enough of the right risks --
Chapter 13 Sustain operational discipline --
Part III Creating the risk intelligent enterprise --
Chapter 14 Risk intelligence is free --
Chapter 15 Risk intelligent governance --
Chapter 16 Risk intelligent enterprise management --
Chapter 17 The way forward: creating the risk intelligent enterprise.
Responsibility: Frederick Funston, Stephen Wagner.

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