Managing Risk & Resolving Crisis

Financial Times Management Briefings Series

Edited by the Risk Advisory Group
Financial Times / Pearson Education
October 2001
ISBN: 0-273-65295-8
192 Pages
$210.00 paper original


With the corporate environment changing at a rate that is unparalleled in the history of commerce it is essential that boards and their advisors profile their companies for risk and have in place effective mechanisms to deal with identified risks. They need to be aware of the parameters of the issues with which they may have to deal and the legal and public relations implications. This briefing look at crisis and risk from a strategic perspective, offering practical advice from industry experts on a wide range of topics, from the hostile takeover to the Internet. With contributions from experts in corporate risk modelling, major incident management, lawyers and public relations, the briefing provides an unparalleled multi-disciplinary guide to managing risk and resolving crisis.

Contents include: The hostile takeover. Business processes and suppliers. Capital projects/procurement. The Internet Building a risk model. Risk crystallisation. Legal issues. Communicating with the constituents. Insolvency issues .

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