February 26, 2004
Dr. Paul Walker, Associate Professor in the McIntyre School of Commerce at the University of Virginia and author of two ERM books, spoke at the February 26, 2004 ERM Roundtable, providing insights gained from his on-site interviews of chief risk officers at well-known companies, such as Microsoft, DuPont, General Motors and Walmart.
December 31, 2003
Companies face added complexity to overall risks threatening an enterprise. Management needs a risk management program that is complete and proactive toward risk. This article highlights steps that Zions Bancorporation took to develop an application to facilitate risk management.
December 1, 2003
Many technological risks face modern organizations of all types and have become necessary considerations for general auditors. These risks can be placed into the five categories of access control, network…
November 1, 2003
When companies don’t guard themselves against substantial risks, the outcome can easily produce a damaged reputation. However, risk management should not discourage growth through eliminating risks, but the reverse should take place and positive risks should be implemented. Therefore, effectively managing the many risks faced by an organization is critical to its success.
October 31, 2003
The view of risk management is evolving. The question today is whether corporate risk management should be handled on an individual level or through a company-wide initiative, otherwise known as enterprise risk management.
May 19, 2003
Enterprise Risk Management programs can help close the huge gap in communication among executives and business unit leaders. Senior management and the board of directors’ involvement with risk assessment plays…
May 1, 2003
"This document is intended primarily to further the risk management education of candidates for membership in the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS). Current members of the CAS as well as other risk management professional should also find this material of interest."
April 1, 2003
Enterprise risk management (ERM) is the key to resolving some of the demands for more corporate transparency from investors. ERM is a process that changes how an organization identifies risks…
July 31, 2002
Enterprise risk management is being rapidly adopted by businesses around the world. However, colleges and universities are not acting as quickly to integrate the risk management strategies into undergraduate and MBA business curriculums.
March 1, 2002
In 1994 the King Report on Corporate Governance (King I) was published by the King Committee on Corporate Governance, headed by former High Court judge, Mervyn King S.C. King I,…
December 31, 2001
The book, Making Enterprise Risk Management Pay Off, discusses the use of ERM for managing organizational risks and creating, protecting, and enhancing shareholder value. The book contains in-depth case analyses of five companies' risk management practices. These analyses provide several lessons learned about ERM, which can be helpful for others trying to implement ERM in their organizations.
March 31, 2001
Many environmental forces—such as globalization, technology, the Internet, and deregulation—have created uncertainty for twenty-first century businesses. Companies therefore have to re-think business models, core strategies and customer bases. As a…
October 1, 2000
While risk management is well-established in the private sector, no generic risk management approaches are available for government entities. Due to potential pitfalls that exist in government practices, it is…
September 1, 1997
Many multinational organizations are implementing comprehensive risk management programs. This shift in management is being driven by several different forces. Comprehensive risk management programs aim to identify the plethora of…
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