Risk Management

Founded in January of 1954, Risk Management is a monthly magazine that features news and industry analysis for corporate risk managers. The magazine has a circulation of 16,000 readers and is published by the Risk and Insurance Management Society Inc. Morgan O'Rourke is Editor-in-Chief. Jared Wade is Editor. Bill Coffin is Publisher/Editorial Director.

Articles from Vol. 42, No. 1, January

Assessing Risk Systematically
Football coaches call it mapping out a game plan; businesses refer to it as mitigating risk. Like a coach shrewdly checking out the opposing team, risk managers seek out potential problems, analyze and study the implications, anticipate all potential...
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Browsing through the Environmental Marketplace
Environmental liability coverages are moving to the mainstream. Recent news articles have drawn attention to environmental insurance products, environmental insurance providers and the value of those products as a fairly new line of insurance. This focus...
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Disaster Recovery Planning - Ignore It at Your Peril
Unfortunately, it usually takes a disaster to understand the need for a disaster recovery plan. Disaster recovery planning -- a corollary function of risk management and an effective mitigation tool, especially for unpreventable risks -- is often considered...
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'Environmental Risk Management: Integrated Risk Management A
The increase in environmental regulations has created an urgent need for corporate environmental risk management programs. In recognition of this need, the RIMS Education Committee developed "Environmental Risk Management: Integrated Risk Management...
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Equipment Integrity Is Essential to Risk Management
Acompany's risk management philosophy invariably affects the profitability of its operations and may, if neglected, even affect its ability to survive. There are many instances where avoidable catastrophic equipment failures have resulted in plant closures,...
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Executive Forum
THE 33RD RIMS ANNUAL Conference will be held from April 22 through 29 in San Francisco. With the theme of "Involvement ... Value ... Vision," the conference promises to be the year's most exciting and educational event in risk management. Several changes...
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Latin America Stages First Risk Management Conference
The crosswinds of free trade are being felt throughout Latin America. As a result of increased business activity, relaxed tariffs on foreign trade and a flurry of economic activity throughout the region, risk management is now becoming an integral part...
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Latin America Stages First Risk Management Conference
The crosswinds of free trade are being felt throughout Latin America. As a result of increased business activity, relaxed tariffs on foreign trade and a flurry of economic activity throughout the region, risk management is now becoming an integral part...
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Managing Contractor Risk
Inflated contracts, poor professional techniques, shoddy work, inferior materials, contractor negligence, contractor bankruptcy and work delays can all result if contracts are not proerly managed. These problems typically result in claims, lawsuits and...
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Poland's Move to Market Reforms
The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1989 heralded a new era for the old Soviet republic and its satellite states. The Communist command economies seemingly crumbled overnight, leaving a vacuum that many predicted would be filled by new, efficient market-based...
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Safety and Security Now a Major Issue in Latin America
Workplace safety and security has become a major issue in Latin American countries, particularly because historically it has not been emphasized. Security measures must be widely accepted for risk management to progress, however, and this topic was addressed...
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The Downside of Downsizing
As Corporate America becomes leaner in the movement to downsize operations, risk managers and their chief executives are faced with a profusion of risks that, if not properly understood and tempered, can doom an otherwise solid corporate re-engineering...
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What's Wrong with D&O Insurance?
THOSE AFFECTED INCLUDE the company's general counsel who, according to Anthony J. Falkowski in the article "The Risk Manager's Pivotal Role in D&D" in the April 1993 issue of Risk Management, "is usually not trained to understand insurance, especially...
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