Corporate Risk and Governance: An End to Mismanagement, Tunnel Vision and Quackery

Corporate Risk and Governance: An End to Mismanagement, Tunnel Vision and Quackery

by Alan Waring

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317159391
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/13/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 244
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Dr Alan Waring has 35 years’ experience in risk management. He has been a full time risk management consultant since 1986. Typically working with boards, board risk committees, individual directors and senior executives, his assignments in many industry sectors on several continents have included governance-related corporate risk reviews for large organizations as well as a wide range of strategic and operational risk issues. His previous books include Managing Risk (1998), co-authored with Prof Ian Glendon, and Practical Systems Thinking (1996). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Risk Management.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction; Foreword; Part 1 Enterprise Risk Management and Corporate Governance: Risk management and governance in context; Corporate risk management in practice; Countering tunnel vision and quack governance; A culture of responsible risk-taking; Family businesses, governance and risk management; Business continuity and crisis management. Part 2 Corporate Due Diligence: The abuse of trust; Mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. Part 3 Fraud, Corruption and Organized Crime: The nature and scope of corruption; Corporate fraud; Immovable property fraud. Part 4 Intellectual Property and Product Risks: Combatting intellectual property threats; Ensuring product safety. Part 5 Man-Made Disasters: Policy and practice in major hazards risk management; The Mari-Vassilikos disaster, 11 July 2011. Part 6 Conclusion. Glossary; References; Index.


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