Risk Culture: A Practical Guide to Building and Strengthening the Fabric of Risk Management

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Palgrave Macmillan, Sep 11, 2012 - Business & Economics - 180 pages
Risk Culture is a practical volume devoted to the qualitative aspects of risk management, including those that should be firmly embedded in the corporate culture. Through descriptions, examples and case studies, the book analyzes weak and strong cultures and proposes a series of structural and behavioral actions to strengthen a company's culture.
 

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Contents

1 Successful Risk Management
1
2 A First Look at Risk Culture
21
3 Institutional and Regulatory Considerations
45
Concepts
66
Cases
86
Structure and Organization
102
Knowledge and Behavior
123
8 Gauging Progress and Success
142
9 Concluding Thoughts
158
Notes
172
Selected References
177
Index
179
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ERIK BANKS (New York, USA) is an experienced practitioner and regular contributor to the literature in the field of financial risk management and regulation. He is currently Senior Risk Advisor for UniCredit Bank, and has spent 25 years as an international banker, working at major financial institutions in New York, London, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Munich, including senior risk positions at Citibank, Element Re and Merrill Lynch in market and credit risk management roles. Erik is the author of some 20 books and numerous articles on financial risk management, insurance and regulation.