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. 44, No. 7, July

Don't Look Now, but You Are Having a Crisis
Mr. Risk Manager was in an especially good mood one recent Monday morning as he drove to work at the Acme Corporation in Anytown, U.S.A. The Friday before, he had finalized a major project that had taken nearly six months to complete. "We need to...
Education Promotes Risk Management Quality
Exchanging business cards with risk managers quickly demonstrates the wide variety of professional designations that support the field. The choices--ARM, CRM, CPCU, AAM, CSP, CLU, AIM and others--can sometimes seem endless. The educational backgrounds...
How Are We Doing?
Over the past several months, awareness of the impending year 2000 problem has spread significantly within the business community. Potential customers and vendors examine each other's conversion efforts with a wary eye, wondering, "How will their...
Integrated Administration
The idea of breaking down the divisions between workers' compensation, disability and group health benefits has recently attracted considerable interest among employers of all sizes. Offering a consistent level of care for occupational and nonoccupational...
Integrated Approaches: Quality and Risk Management
The practice of risk management--preventing as many losses as possible and arranging how to pay for the rest--is experiencing rapid changes that will continue into the immediate future. Organizational reengineering and restructuring, globalization...
Intricate Opportunities: Infrastructure Risk Management
EXPLOSIVE DEMAND EXISTS AROUND THE WORLD FOR MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS, CREATING CHALLENGES FOR RISK MANAGERS CHARGED WITH ADDRESSING A WIDE RANGE OF COMPLEX EXPOSURES. Widespread economic growth, deregulation and privatization are fueling the...
Terminating Liability: Coverage for Wrongful Discharge Claims
The recent growth in wrongful discharge litigation has raised questions about whether such lawsuits are covered by employers' business liability policies. "Wrongful discharge" is a broad term that can include the following kinds of claims: Discharge...
The Future of Managed Care?
Healthcare reform efforts are evolving more rapidly than legislation, case law and provider practices can keep pace. Like most of the corporate world, healthcare facilities and managed care providers are looking to cut excess costs and increase efficiency....
Total Health Management: Linking Productivity and Employee Well-Being
When it comes to managing employee health--preventing illness and injury and delivering medical and disability benefits, on or off the job--employers often believe that changing employee behavior and perception is the solution. Saying employers have...