New Frontiers in Enterprise Risk Management
Risk management has become a critical part of doing business in the twenty-first century. This book is a collection of material about enterprise risk management, and the role of risk in decision making. Part I introduces the topic of enterprise risk management. Part II presents enterprise risk management from perspectives of finance, accounting, insurance, supply chain operations, and project management. Technology tools are addressed in Part III, including financial models of risk as well as accounting aspects, using data envelopment analysis, neural network tools for credit risk evaluation, and real option analysis applied to information techn- ogy outsourcing. In Part IV, three chapters present enterprise risk management experience in China, including banking, chemical plant operations, and information technology. Lincoln, USA David L. Olson Toronto, Canada Desheng Wu February 2008 v Contents Part I Preliminary 1 Introduction. 3 David L. Olson & Desheng Wu 2 The Human Reaction to Risk and Opportunity. 7 David R. Koenig Part II ERM Perspectives 3 Enterprise Risk Management: Financial and Accounting Perspectives. 25 Desheng Wu & David L. Olson 4 An Empirical Study on Enterprise Risk Management in Insurance. 39 Madhusudan Acharyya 5 Supply Chain Risk Management. 57 David L. Olson & Desheng Wu 6 Two Polar Concept of Project Risk Management. 69 Seyed Mohammad Seyedhoseini, Siamak Noori & Mohammed AliHatefi Part III ERM Technologies 7 The Mathematics of Risk Transfer. 95 Marcos Escobar & Luis Seco 8 Stable Models in Risk Management.
Explains perspectives of risk management, addresses financial analytic toolsExplains Chinese experience in risk managementGives an exposure to enterprise risk management theory and practice