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Mumpsimus Revisited: Essays on Risk Management: Essays on Risk Management

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About the Author

Henry Felix Kloman is a long-time student of the discipline of risk management. A graduate of Princeton University in 1955, he served two years in the U. S. Navy, joined an insurance brokerage firm in Philadelphia and then formed, in 1970, a risk manageme
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  • Paperback: 196 pages
  • Publisher: Xlibris (May 16, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 141348719X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1413487190
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.4 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.9 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,164,859 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Chris Duncan on September 20, 2005
Format: Hardcover
As a long time "student" of risk management (former CRO, Risk Manager), former spear carrier for Felix Kloman in the old Tillinghast days, and a person who appreciates and admires Felix Kloman's contrarian nature, this book is a great read for all those in the risk management profession, and for those who are not but have an interest in the topic. It is full of thought provoking gems that challenge conventional risk thinking. Only in Kloman's world can one draw risk lessons from Homer's Odyssey that ring true today (pg 31/32):

* "Managing risk involves moral ambiguities

* Watch out for unintended consequences

* Prepare for contingencies, but expect surprises

* Life is exploration and adventure - don't avoid risk"

Entertaining, clearly written, occasionally repetitive, easy to digest in chunks over a plane ride or two, its well worth the read. You'll find yourself highlighting pages, and writing notes in the margins for use later -- all the signs of a good book.

Chris Duncan

Marsh, Atlanta Georgia
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"I thoroughly enjoyed the book on a number of levels. It enhanced my risk management knowledge base, and via the author's example, re-enforced my own belief in the student & teacher approach to gaining knowledge, understanding, and then sharing what is learned with others. It was also very clear that Mr. Kloman enjoys writing. In sharing some of his own experiences and obvious sense of fun, he adds much to what could be a dry subject in the hands of others."
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