Smart Risk

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Wiley, Apr 16, 2004 - Business & Economics - 276 pages
We all know that the future is uncertain, but rather than make anyattempt to actively manage our futures in a consistent way, we tendto make broadbrush assumptions based on common-sense and intuitionalone. Successfully managing risk is a primary ingredient forsuccess in a fast-paced environment where we are bombarded by theneed to make critical decisions, often with little or no solidfacts available and little insight into the likely outcomes.
Smart Things to Know About Risk Management, in a step-by-stepapproach, shows the reader what is risk management and why itmatters, the categories of risk, how to achieve the right balanceof risk, knowing your risk appetite, how to actively manage yourrisks and develop a risk culture and techniques, tools and modelsfor managing risk. Case studies are also included.
* Perfect for the SMART treatment - this book starts from basics,assumes no prior knowledge and gives a step-by-step approach.
* Step-by-step approach. Covers the background to risk and riskmanagement as well as practical application and techniques, toolsand models for managing risk.
* Written by a highly experienced practitioner with a formidableworking knowledge in this area.

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Contents

You Cant Escape Risk
1
The Foundations of Risk Management
13
Categories of Risk
45
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Andrew Holmes is a Director with PricewaterhouseCoopersGlobal Risk Management Solutions. He has consulted in a largenumnber of UK, overseas and global companies. He specializes instrategy, programme and project management and IT, and is a regularspeaker on IT and consultancy. He is the author of two books in theExpressExec series as well as Smart Things to Know AboutTechnology Management and Smart Things to Know AboutLifelong Learning.

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