Contemporary Challenges in Risk Management

Dealing with Risk, Uncertainty and the Unknown

Editors: Andersen, T., Mayes, Stanley (Eds.)

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This book focuses on two central aspects of the risk managing process, namely 1. how managers (can and do) assess developments in the external risk environment and deal with them, and 2. analysing the effects of risk management and different managerial approaches. The articles represent state of the art academic analyses and research contributions.

About the authors

Torben Juul Andersen is Professor of Strategy and International Management at the Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Denmark. He was the Associate Dean for the Fulltime MBA Program during 2008-2012. He previously taught financial economics at George Mason University and Johns Hopkins University and held positions as Vice President at Citibank/Citicorp Investment Bank, Senior Vice President at Unibank, Managing Director of SDS Securities, and Senior Consultant with PHB Hagler-Bailly. Torben's current research interests evolve around concerns for effective strategy-making processes, strategic responsiveness and strategic risk management. His articles have appeared in Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Long Range Planning, Journal of Business Research and Risk Management among others.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Introduction: Contemporary Challenges in Risk Management

    Pages 1-6

    Andersen, Torben J.

  • Distinguishing Rationality and Bias in Prices: Implications from Judgments of Risk and Expected Return

    Pages 7-49

    Shefrin, Hersh

  • Looking under the Lamppost? A Research Agenda for Increasing Enterprise Risk Management’s Usefulness to Practitioners

    Pages 50-62

    Bromiley, Philip (et al.)

  • The Risk-Return Outcomes of Strategic Responsiveness

    Pages 63-90

    Andersen, Torben J. (et al.)

  • Exploring the Effect of Effective Risk Management Capabilities

    Pages 91-115

    Hansen, Anders Ø. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Contemporary Challenges in Risk Management
Book Subtitle
Dealing with Risk, Uncertainty and the Unknown
Editors
  • T. Andersen
  • Stanley Mayes
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-44762-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137447623
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-44760-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-49625-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 259
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