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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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Green to Gold
Book
 

Daniel C. Esty and Andrew S. Winston

Yale UP, 2006

(10)

The Black Swan
Book
 

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Random House, 2007

(10)

How to Measure Anything
Book
 

Douglas W. Hubbard

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010

(8)

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

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001

(8)

The New Financial Order
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Robert J. Shiller

Princeton UP, 2003

(10)

Market-Neutral Investing
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Joseph G. Nicholas

Bloomberg Press, 2000

(8)

Managing Operational Risk
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Douglas G. Hoffman

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002

(8)

Project Risk Management
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Danielle van Well-Stam et al.

Kogan Page, 2004

(8)

Inventing Money
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Nicholas Dunbar

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2000

(7)

Cyber War Will Not Take Place
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Thomas Rid

Hurst Publishers, 2013

(8)

Streetwise Credit and Collections
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Suzanne Caplan

Adams Media, 2006

(7)

Moneyball
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Michael Lewis

W.W.Norton, 2003

(9)

Global Edge
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Joel Kurtzman and Glenn Yago

Harvard Business Review Press, 2007

(7)

Will Your Next Mistake Be Fatal?
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Robert E. Mittelstaedt, Jr.

Wharton School Publishing, 2004

(9)

Fundamentals of Enterprise Risk Management
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John J. Hampton

AMACOM, 2009

(8)

The Fat Tail
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Ian Bremmer and Preston Keat

Oxford UP, 2009

(9)

Credit Insurance
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Miran Jus

Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. , 2013

(7)

Crisis Communication
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Peter F. Anthonissen

Kogan Page, 2008

(8)

Single Point of Failure
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Gary S. Lynch

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2009

(8)

Real Options in Practice
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Marion A. Brach

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2003

(8)

Risk
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James T. Gleason

Bloomberg Press, 2000

(9)

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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.