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A Delicate Balance Between Risk and Reward Winning businesses will be those that are best able to balance coping strategies, which are defensive and focused on avoiding downside risks, with an increasing mix of exploitation strategies, which embrace risk and make the most of the opportunities it presents.  
A Structured Approach to Building Predictive Key Risk Indicators Leading risk indicators with good predictive capabilities are critical to the successful management of enterprise risk. This article describes how a process that incorporates some Six Sigma methods for developing and using key risk indicators.   
Attribution: A Robust Risk/Reward Measure  Article by Timothy P. Ryan   
Environmental risk management The transition of environmental risk management: Survey Finds That Few Companies Consider Environmental Risk When Undertaking Major Strategic Activities.   
Exploring emerging risks Extending Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) to address emerging risks. This paper looks at how organisations identify, assess, and manage risks; what techniques they are using as the basis for determining response strategies that align with their strategy; and risk appetite and tolerance.   
Future-Proofing the Company Against Risk As companies build more relationships up and down an increasingly global value chain, their risk management strategies cannot be merely preventive, defensive, reactive or just compliant. The best strategies assess the peril and potential of every business decision.  
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Good Risk, Bad Risk: Are You Taking Intelligent Risks to Drive Value? Risk is a fundamental part of business. But that doesn’t mean all risks are the same. Companies that focus on the wrong risks are wasting their time and money — and ultimately, short-changing their shareholders. pdf  
Individual differences in risk and uncertainty management Results of an online survey. The survey probed differences between people in how they think about risk and uncertainty in business situations.   
Innovation and risk management: a recipe for improving performance The purpose of this report is to provide a basis for reflection on current practice in this area and to make some suggestions for next steps. In looking at organisations that excel, we identified ingredients that appear to be common to those that achieve success through innovation and well-judged risk taking.   
Integrated Risk Assessment  Current Views of Risk Management; article by H. Felix Kloman, pdf file 21 K  
Introduction to Dynamic Financial Analysis Our goal is to give an introduction into DFA concepts and methods by presenting a model framework comprising those components many DFA models have in common. Pdf-file 372 KB  
Key Risk Indicators – Their Role in Operational Risk Management and Measurement In this chapter, we will seek to demystify key risk indicators  KRIs, understand the basic fundamentals in identifying, specifying, selecting and implementing quality indicators, and consider how to monitor and report on them, in conjunction with other useful operational risk management information, to create powerful management reporting.   
Making sense of risk appetite, tolerance, and acceptance The purpose of this article is to explain the alternative meanings involved and point out the common confusions. The alternative concepts fall into three groups: (1) natural thresholds, (2) artificial thresholds, and (3) propensities.  
Managing the New Realities of Risk The success and growth of organizations depend today, as they always have, on navigating the landscape of risks and opportunities. Most current approaches to managing risk and capturing opportunity focus on the most immediate and knowable environments and give only limited consideration to uncertainties in the external environment.   
Nonparametric Risk Management Nonparametric Risk Management and Implied Risk Aversion. Pdf-file  
People, Process and Technology in Risk Management This article describes how to bridge the gap between the ability of new technologies to deliver information and the actual use of that data by management to make improved business decisions.  
Rethinking business risk Anthony Mitchell and Marc Jones argue for a broader, more integrative appreciation of risk and risk management than currently prevails and examine what can be done today to avert or offset some of the disastrous consequences of what might otherwise occur tomorrow. 2007  
Risk / Opportunity Study To learn more about how corporate leaders view risks and opportunities in the context of business growth and financial performance, Towers Perrin partnered with the Economist Intelligence Unit on a research study that involved a cross-industry group of 1,452 senior executives of midsize and large companies in all regions of the world. 2008  
Risk and Firm Size Increases in the Systematic Risk of Large Firms. Pdf-file  
Risk management in the context of performance management and strategy making This article is about how to "embed" risk management into performance management, planning, strategy making, budgeting, other management exercises that involve objective setting.  
Risk Register Quality Measuring and managing risk register quality. This article offers suggestions on how to measure quality in risk registers and how to use those measurements to improve quality.  
Risk, Innovation and Values - Examining the Tensions This paper explores the tensions among innovation, values and risk-taking that public sector managers face when they make decisions about uncertain outcomes. The paper makes four suggestions for consideration by Risk Management Division.  
SEC Risk Quantification Requirements  Implementing The SEC Risk Quantification Requirements To Improve Shareholder Value; article by Lang Gibson, doc file 93 K  
Setting Up a Key Risk Indicator System This brief article is a good starting point for learning about key risk indicators. This checklist describes what a key risk indicator (KRI) system is, how they can assist management, and why you should consider setting one up. Pdf  
Strategic Long-Term Financial Risks The long-term goal of this RiskLab project is the development of a theoretically well-understood and empirically founded conceptual framework for the measurement of long-term financial risk of strategic investment portfolios. Pdf-file 624  KB  
Taking Chances: Finding Ways to Embrace Innovation, Risk and Control in the Public Sector Organizations This document sets out five principles intended to support public sector managers, auditors and legislators in a common purpose: the application of sound management practices in the related areas of innovation, risk management and control.   
The anatomy of Business Process–specific Key operational Risk Indicators The key to proactive operational risk management lies in ‘Business Process-specific Key operational Risk Indicators’ (BP KRIs), where the risk identification efforts focus on the idiosyncratic business risks of functional processes. The purpose is to identify potential high-risk hotspots and to anticipate a potential problem before it occurs.   
What We Know, Don't Know and Can't Know About Bank Risk: A View from the Trenches This paper seeks to put forward a framework, from the perspective of practitioners and policymakers, for how the known, unknown, and unknowable vary by risk type within banking. Working paper 2006. Abstract, pdf-file available for download  




The Fundamentals of Risk Measurement
by Christopher Marrison
The Fundamentals of Risk Measurement introduces the state-of-the-art tools and practices necessary for planning, executing, and maintaining risk management in today’s volatile financial environment.

Risk Management
by Michel Crouhy, Robert Mark, Dan Galai
Managing Risk provides a comprehensive description and analysis of modern risk management, including the regulatory aspects, organizational issues, potential problem areas, and tools to control and manage the many different kinds of risks: market risk, credit risk, and operational risk. It also discusses: structuring and managing the risk management function in a firm; practical measurement issues in the field; risk management in both financial and non-financial institutions.

Financial Risk Management: A Practitioner's Guide to Managing Market and Credit Risk (with CD-ROM)
by Steve L. Allen
This complete guide covers the strategies, principles, and measurement techniques necessary to measure and manage financial risk. With a focus on management perspective, this book explores real-world issues such as model validation, risk measurement, valuation methodologies, and much more. Self-contained Excel spreadsheets are included on the companion CD-ROM.

The Essentials of Risk Management
by Michel Crouhy, Dan Galai, Robert Mark
 The Essentials of Risk Management is the first book to make even the most sophisticated risk management approaches simultaneously accessible to both risk and non risk professionals.




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