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The Manager's Concise Guide to Risk

ISBN: 978-0-471-48651-0
136 pages
April 2002
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Description

The Manager's Concise Guide to Risk is intended to serve as a quick reference that can assist you in recognizing and correctly identifying risk, and in distinguishing between the numerous types and varieties of risk that are likely to arise in the course of business and economic activity.

It explains and illustrates with simple numerical examples how some key risk concepts can be quantified and measured. It will generate much "added value" by expanding the scope of your risk knowledge from those few risk concepts made familiar through frequent encounter in a specific industry, line of business, division of a firm, or type of transaction, to a much broader and more comprehensive risk framework. In such a framework, you may find that other, unfamiliar or seemingly irrelevant types of risk are in fact related to or could occur concomitantly with the more familiar types, and that those risks - previously unfamiliar or presumed irrelevant - must not therefore be left out of the manager's analysis and decision-making process.
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Table of Contents

Preface.

Assigned Risk.

Basis Risk.

Break-even Risk.

Business Risk.

Call Risk.

Cash Flow Risk.

Catastrophic Risk.

Collection Risk.

Competitive Risk.

Confiscation Risk.

Contagion Risk.

Country Risk.

Coupon Reinvestment Risk.

Credit Risk.

Currency Risk.

Currency Inconvertibility Risk.

Daylight Overdraft Risk.

Default Risk.

Deflation Risk.

Deposit Cost Risk.

Diversifiable Risk.

Downside Risk.

Dynamic Risk.

E-banking Risks.

Economic Mismanagement Risk.

Environmental Risk.

Ethical Risk.

Exchange Rate Risk.

Expropriation Risk.

Fidelity Risk.

Fiduciary Risk.

Financing Risk.

Foreign Exchange Rate Risk.

Foreseeable Risk.

Fraud Risk.

Fundamental Risks.

Growth Risk.

Hazard.

Ideally Insurable Risks.

Inflation Risk.

Information Systems Risk.

Insolvency Risk.

Insurable Risks.

Interbank Risk.

Interest Rate Risk.

Intraday Credit Risk.

Investment Risk.

Legal Risk.

Liability Risks.

Liquidity Risk.

Market Risk.

Marketability Risk.

Marketing Risk.

Maturity Risk.

Moral Hazard.

Morale Hazard.

Nondiversifiable Risk.

Nonmarket Risk.

Nonspecific Risk.

Obvious Risk.

Occupational Hazard.

Operating Risk.

Particular Risks.

Payment System Risk.

Performance Risks.

Personal Risks.

Political Risk.

Portfolio Risk.

Prepayment Risk.

Price Risk.

Property Risks.

Pure Risks

Reinvestment Risk.

Repatriation Risk.

Resource Productivity Risk.

Risk of Loss (in Commercial Law).

Risk of Loss (in Finance).

Risk of Loss (in Insurance).

Risk of Non-persuasion.

Security Risk.

Settlement Risk.

Sovereign Risk.

Specific Risk.

Speculative Risk.

Static Risk.

Systematic Risk.

Systemic Risk.

Technological Obsolescence Risk.

Term Structure Risk.

Total Risk.

Trade Noncompletion Risk.

Transaction Risk.

Transfer Risk.

Translation Risk.

Uninsurable Risks.

Unique Risk.

Unsystematic Risk.

Upside Risk.

War, Revolution, Riot, and Civil Commotion Risk.
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Author Information

JIHAD S. NADER is currently Dean of the School of Business Administration at the American University in Dubai and President of Management Skills Consulting and Training. He has extensive academic and practical experience in the US, Canada, Middle East and Europe, which has included academic posts at the universities of Toronto and Concordia, and Citibank. In addition to his academic role, he has taken a wide range of consultancy work and has also participated in the process of legislative reform of the Canadian financial sector. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.
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