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Doing business always bears risks, such as a supply shortfall or even a black swan, like the 2008 stock market crash. Learn what strategies risks managers have up their sleeves to preempt these perils.

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Intellectual Property Strategy
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John Palfrey

MIT Press, 2012

(8)

Hedge Funds and Systemic Risk
Report

Lloyd Dixon et al.

Rand Corporation, 2012

(8)

The Art of Risk Management
Book

Christopher L. Culp

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002

(9)

The Black Swan
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Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Random House, 2007

(10)

Real Options
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Tom Copeland and Vladimir Antikarov

Thomson Texere, 2001

(9)

Crisis Communication
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Peter F. Anthonissen

Kogan Page, 2008

(8)

Hidden Financial Risk
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J. Edward Ketz

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2003

(6)

Aspects of Complexity
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Terry Cooke-Davies

Project Mgmt Inst., 2011

(8)

A History of Corporate Finance
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Paul J. Miranti Jr. and Jonathan Barron Baskin

Cambridge UP, 1999

(6)

Owning Up
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Ram Charan

Jossey-Bass, 2009

(9)

Wharton on Making Decisions
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Howard C. Kunreuther and Stephen J. Hoch

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001

(8)

How Can We Predict the Next Financial Crisis?
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Didier Sornette

TED Conferences LLC, 2013

(7)

Integrating Corporate Risk Management
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Prakash Shimpi

Thomson Texere, 1999

(9)

No One Would Listen
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Harry Markopolos

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010

(9)

Fraud 101
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Howard Silverstone and Howard R. Davia

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005

(8)

Capital Ideas Evolving
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Peter L. Bernstein

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007

(9)

The New Financial Order
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Robert J. Shiller

Princeton UP, 2003

(10)

New Thinking in Technical Analysis
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Rick Bensignor

Bloomberg Press, 2000

(8)

Value at Risk
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Philippe Jorion

McGraw-Hill, 1997

(6)

Predictable Results in Unpredictable Times
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Stephen R. Covey et al.

FranklinCovey Publishing, 2009

(8)

Workplace Safety
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Steve Thompson and Dan Hopwood

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006

(8)

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Risk Management

No executive likes to ponder worst-case scenarios, but any business that ignores the reality of risk management is flirting with disaster. Organizations must be prepared to deal with all potential risks and devise comprehensive plans to eliminate or mitigate negative events. getAbstract can help you protect your business by offering insightful advice culled from the latest risk management books on the market. Formulating effective risk management solutions first requires you to identify the threats that can interrupt your operation. Many of the summaries in this critically important category will alert you to potential problems you may have never anticipated. Risk can assume many forms, including production failures, security breaches, legal issues, financial market downturns and natural disasters. Your company’s ability to overcome adversity depends on a thorough and frank assessment of your risk factors and their possible consequences. getAbstract will help you to not only recognize lurking dangers, but to assemble a practical risk management plan of action.

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Regardless of your industry, the size of your organization, or your company culture, getAbstract will lay out the fundamentals of risk management. You’ll learn how to strike the proper balance between committing to the process and spending so much time that you never complete the project. Although the notion of a risk management plan can seem intimidating, particularly for organizations that have never developed one, you can feel confident that getAbstract will guide you every step of the way. You have too much at stake to leave your future to chance. Let getAbstract help you minimize your risks and maximize your potential.