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If you want to understand enterprise risk management (ERM) from some of the leading academics and practitioners of this exciting new methodology, Enterprise Risk Managementpart of the Robert W. Kolb Series in Financeis the book for you. Through in-depth insights into what practitioners of this evolving business practice are actually doing as well as anticipating what needs to be taught on the topic, John Fraser and Betty Simkins have sought out the leading experts in this field to clearly explain what enterprise risk management is and how you can teach, learn, and implement these leading practices within the context of your business activities. With this book, the authors take a broad view of risk management, or what is generally called a holistic approach to ERM.
Enterprise Risk Management introduces you to a wide range of concepts and techniques for managing risk in a holistic way that correctly identifies risks and prioritizes the appropriate responses. This invaluable guide offers a broad overview of the different techniques: the role of the board, risk tolerances, risk profiles, risk workshops, and allocation of resources, while focusing on the principles that determine business success.
This comprehensive resource also provides a thorough introduction to enterprise risk management as it relates to credit, market, and operational risk, as well as the evolving requirements of the rating agencies and their importance to overall risk management in a corporate setting. Filled with helpful exhibits and examples, Enterprise Risk Management offers a wealth of knowledge on the drivers, techniques, and benefits involved in successfully implementing enterprise risk management. Chapter by chapter, this book:
Discusses the history of risk management and more recently developed enterprise risk management practices, and how you can prudently implement these techniques within the context of your underlying business activities
Provides coverage of topics such as the role of the chief risk officer, the use of anonymous voting technology, and risk indicators and their role in risk management
Explores the culture and practices of enterprise risk management without getting bogged down by the mathematics surrounding the more conventional approaches to financial risk management
This informative guide will put the evolving methodology of enterprise risk managementwhich has been described as a proxy for good managementin perspective and help you unlock its incredible potential.
Enterprise Risk Management
The Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance is an unparalleled source of information dedicated to the most important issues in modern finance. Each book focuses on a specific topic in the field of finance and contains contributed chapters from both respected academics and experienced financial professionals. As part of the Robert W. Kolb Series in Finance, Enterprise Risk Management introduces you to the essential concepts and techniques associated with this dynamic field. It provides a blend of academic and practical experience in order to educate both professionals and students alike.
Filled with in-depth insights and expert advice, this reliable resource offers holistic coverage of ERM and, in the process, addresses the what, why, and how of ERM to assist firms with its successful implementation.
Divided into six comprehensive parts, Enterprise Risk Management:
Offers a broad overview of risk tolerance, risk profiles, and allocation of resources
Provides a thorough introduction to ERM as it relates to credit, market, and operational risk
Examines the evolving requirements of the rating agencies and their importance to overall risk management in a corporate setting
Discusses the drivers, techniques, and benefits involved in successfully implementing enterprise risk management
And much more
With this book as your guide, you'll gain a firm understanding of the issues surrounding ERM and what it will take to make it work for you.
Book arrived in great condition. I have this book for a graduate course in Enterprise Risk Management. So far the content has been very good. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Ryan Birch
This book discusses Enterprise Risk Management from perspectives of interest to both practitioners and academic s. Read morePublished on February 17, 2012 by A. Henderson
Enterprise Risk Management is ideally suited for a seminar, readings based collaborative course in which small groups rotate responsibility for group discussion. Read morePublished on May 27, 2011 by David R Lange
Fraser and Simkins have done a tremendous job of blending practitioner and academic points of view related to enterprise risk management (ERM). Read morePublished on April 11, 2011 by Anna Martin
An excellent book by John Fraser and Betty Simkins! It is an extensive primer that gives a complete understanding of ERM concepts and is different from a typical textbook... Read morePublished on February 18, 2011 by Divya Krishnan
Although the economic crises that began in 2007 appears to be over, there are new forces disrupting the economies in the U.S. and elsewhere. Read morePublished on February 7, 2011 by Benton Gup
This book is an important contribution to the expanding field of Enterprise Risk Management. The authors do an excellent job presenting the philosophy and process behind the... Read morePublished on January 26, 2011 by Eric Schleismann