Risk Management

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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Julie E. Margret and Geoffrey Peck

Routledge, 2014

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Karen Firestone

Bibliomotion, 2016

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Orrin H. Pilkey et al.

Columbia UP, 2016

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Richard W. Painter

University of Chicago Press, 2015

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Adam Segal

Public Affairs, 2016

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James M. Kaplan et al.

Wiley, 2015

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Micah Zenko

Basic Books, 2015

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William Poundstone

Little, Brown, 2014

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Anton Brender et al.

CEPS, 2015

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Jeremy J. Siegel

McGraw-Hill, 2014

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Yossi Sheffi

MIT Press, 2015

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Mohamed El-Erian

McGraw-Hill, 2008

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Norma Dávila and Wanda Piña-Ramirez

ASTD Publications, 2015

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Stephen Platt

Palgrave Macmillan, 2015

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Sanjay Khosla and Mohanbir Sawhney

Portfolio, 2014

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Peter Tatham and Martin Christopher

Kogan Page, 2014

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Michael Lewis

W.W. Norton, 2014

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David Lochbaum et al.

The New Press, 2014

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Ian Goldin and Mike Mariathasan

Princeton UP, 2014

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Charles Wheelan

W.W. Norton, 2013

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Federica Ranghieri and Mikio Ishiwatari (Eds.)

World Bank, 2014

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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.

Fundamental Approach

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.