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Managing in the Turbulent World Economy: Corporate Performance and Risk Exposure

Managing in the Turbulent World Economy: Corporate Performance and Risk Exposure

Lars Oxelheim, Clas G. Wihlborg

ISBN: 978-0-470-86643-6

Sep 1997

236 pages

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Description

The strategic importance of risk-management is a concern at the forefront of most organisations. Increasingly, uncertainty about macroeconomic environment of the firm is a major concern. It is essential for top management to formulate new strategies to deal with such uncertainty (in terms of uncertainty about exchange rates, interest rates, prices etc.) as traditional financial management is not sufficient. This book deals with the broad management issues related to the uncertain environment in which we operator. The authors look at industry-analysis in order to assess competitiveness based on firms' intrinsic skills.
Management in an Integrated World.

Concepts of Macroeconomic Risk and Exposure.

Traditional Approaches to Measuring Macroeconomic Exposures.

Measuring Macroeconomic Impact on the Firm--a Comprehensive Approach.

Measuring Macroeconomic Exposure--the Case of Volvo Cars.

Hedging Macroeconomic Exposures.

Strategies for Exposure Management.

Macroeconomic Uncertainty Strategy (MUST) Analysis--a Summary.

References.

Index.