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Managing Business Risk, 10th Edition

Book Description

Effective risk management - the identification, assessment and prioritization of risks - is a vital consideration when looking to safeguard your company's commercial future and deal with the latest regulatory requirements. Managing Business Risk will enable your company to maintain controls on risks that may threaten your business while at the same time delivering transparent reporting to your stakeholders. The book examines the key areas of risk in today's competitive and complex business market. Drawing on expert advice from leading risk consultants, lawyers and regulatory authorities, it shows you how to protect your business against a rising tide of risks. If you don't build risk controls into the structure of your company, from the boardroom down, then your business could be vulnerable to a number of threats - both internal and external. Identify and neutralise them now, and give your company a competitive advantage.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title page
  3. Imprint
  4. Table of contents
  5. Foreword
  6. Contributors’ notes
  7. Introduction
  8. Part One Boardroom risk concerns and strategies
    1. 1.1 Beyond resilience: turning volatility and uncertainty into business opportunity
    2. 1.2 Managing business disputes through mediation
    3. 1.3 Corporate greed in the capitalist garden of good and evil
    4. 1.4 Recent and expected changes to regulatory reform
    5. 1.5 Contracts which do not reflect the agreement reached
  9. Part Two Managing information and online risk
    1. 2.1 Managing business opportunities and information risks
    2. 2.2 Accountability for information practices
    3. 2.3 Selling online: the EU Consumer Rights Directive
    4. 2.4 The Systemic Risk Survey 2013
  10. Part Three Operational risk and key employment issues
    1. 3.1 Getting food safety assessment right
    2. 3.2 The role of risk management in enhancing performance
    3. 3.3 Managing risks in the supply chain: reaching new standards
    4. 3.4 The importance of managing health and safety and environmental risk
    5. 3.5 Women on boards: the UK Corporate Governance Code requirements and the Irish experience
    6. 3.6 The future of UK pensions after the DWP’s ‘Defined Ambition’ consultation
    7. 3.7 Making yourself heard in redundancy consultation and termination meetings
  11. Part Four Managing risk in emerging markets
    1. 4.1 Environmental risk in emerging markets
    2. 4.2 Business risk in Russia: root causes and future trends
    3. 4.3 Sustainability risk management in China
    4. 4.4 Business risk: developing a marketing and sales strategy for South-East Asia
    5. 4.5 Relative risk returns revisited
  12. Appendix
  13. Index
  14. Index of advertisers
  15. Full imprint