If you want to understand enterprise risk management (ERM) from some of the leading academics and practitioners of this exciting new methodology, Enterprise Risk Management is the book for you. Through in-depth insights into what practitioners of this evolving business practice are actually doing as well as anticipating what needs to be taught on the topic, John Fraser and Betty Simkins have sought out the leading experts in this field to clearly explain what ERM is and how you can teach, learn, and implement these leading practices within the context of your business activities. In this book, the authors take a broad view of ERM, or what is called a holistic approach to ERM.
Enterprise Risk Management introduces you to the wide range of concepts and techniques for managing risk in a holistic way that correctly identifies risks and prioritizes the appropriate responses. This invaluable guide offers a broad overview of the different types of techniques: the role of the board, risk tolerances, risk profiles, risk workshops, and allocation of resources, while focusing on the principles that determine business success.
This comprehensive resource also provides a thorough introduction to ERM as it relates to credit, market, and operational risk, as well as the evolving requirements of the rating agencies and their importance to the overall risk management in a corporate setting. Filled with helpful tables and charts, Enterprise Risk Management offers a wealth of knowledge on the drivers, techniques, and benefits, as well as the pitfalls to avoid, in successfully implementing ERM. It:
- Discusses the history of risk management and more recently developed ERM practices and how you can prudently implement these techniques within the context of your underlying business activities
- Provides coverage of topics such as the role of the chief risk officer, the use of anonymous voting technology, and risk indicators and their role in risk management
- Explores the culture and practices of ERM without getting bogged down by the mathematics surrounding the more conventional approaches to financial risk management
This informative guide will help you unlock the incredible potential of ERM, which has been described as a proxy for good management.