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. 61, No. 7, September

Building a Better BYOD Strategy
There is no stopping the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) movement. Enterprises increasingly embrace this strategy, which allows employees to use their personal mobile devices for work-related communications. While BYOD has a place in some organizations'...
Coming to a Head
Water Scarcity Forces Breweries to Surge Ahead on SustainabilityFrom January through May, drought in the western stat caused more than $4 billion in economic losses, according to Aon's July Global Catastrophe Recap.The effects of this drought could be...
Coming to a Head: Water Scarcity Forces Breweries to Surge Ahead on Sustainability
From January through May, drought in the western states caused more than $4 billion in economic losses, according to Aon's July Global Catastrophe Recap. The effects of this drought could be far-reaching. The National Climate Assessment identifies...
Crash Course
The Overlooked Threat of Vehicle Into-Building AccidentsAs many as 60 times a day in the Un iced States, a vehicle crashes into a commercial building, be it a restauiant. retail storefront ot office suite. This sur prising statistic highlights a largely...
Crash Course: The Overlooked Threat of Vehicle-into-Building Accidents
As many as 60 times a day in the United States, a vehicle crashes into a commercial building, be it a restaurant, retail storefront or office suite. This surprising statistic highlights a largely overlooked problem that touches on premises liability,...
Diversity in Risk Management Education
For employers trying to create a more diverse workforce, focusing recruitment efforts on schools that get high marks for their diversity may be the best strategy.wnp*nte$ involved In risk management and insurance have sought to increase the diversity...
Diversity in Risk Management Education: For Employers Trying to Create a More Diverse Workforce, Focusing Recruitment Efforts on Schools That Get High Marks for Their Diversity May Be the Best Strategy
Companies involved in risk management and insurance have sought to increase the diversity of their workforce for a number of years. Yet sustained progress in promoting ethnic diversity through management training programs has been elusive. Using Equal...
European Regulation Strengthens IP Protection
When U.S. companies think about protecting their intellectual property rights, few consider global enforcement. For many, protecting their rights domestically seems daunting enough. They would rather not engage any additional time or resources to protect...
European Regulation Strengthens IP Protection
When U.S. companies think about protecting their intellectual property rights, few consider global enforcement. For many, protecting their rights domestically seems daunting enough. They would rather not engage any additional time or resources to protect...
Feeding an Appetite for Trust
Charlie Arnot is the CEO of the Center for Food Integrity, a nonprofit dedicated to building consumer trust and confidence in the U.S. food system. Even after decades of industry reform and regulation, that is no small task. As of Aug. 14, the U.S....
Hindsight
The Toll of TerrorismAs Congress continues to debate an extension of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), researchers at the Wharton Risk Center calculated the possible financial stakes by analyzing estimated property and workers compensation losses...
Managing Data Protection in Higher Education
Colleges and universities are increasingly falling victim to information security breaches and data exposures. According to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, more than 1.5 million records were exposed in the 84 breaches disclosed by educational institutions...
Measuring Urban Resilience
Any company considering global expansion must determine how to invest and expand responsibly. Choosing the right place may make or break your efforts, according to London-based property company Grosvenor. The safest investments are in cities with the...
New Crop Strategies Target Bee Scarcity
Farmers are acutely aware that honeybees are dying. Their concern is justifiable, as up to 40% of the food we consume is pollinated by bees. Survey data generated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture indicates that winter losses for commercial beekeepers...
Nonprofit Management Faces Liability Risks
In the United States, more than 2.3 million organizations operate as nonprofits, requiring at least as many board seats to be filled annually. This group of mostly tax-exempt organizations includes foundations, clubs, membership and service organizations,...
Reading, Writing and Ramen
Every year, when we look at risk management education, I find myself thinking back to my school career. Like many people, I have a boatload of fond college memories. Sure, some of them are colored with the kind of nostalgia that somehow glamorizes...
Real World Lessons
By maximizing relevance in risk management education programs, schools are drawing in more students for a new class of risk managers.Isk management Is more Importent than ever in today's corporate world. With lessons learned from the financial crisis...
Real World Lessons: By Maximizing Relevance in Risk Management Education Programs, Schools Are Drawing in More Students for a New Class of Risk Managers
Risk management is more important than ever in today's corporate world. With lessons learned from the financial crisis still fresh and the total cost of risk up by almost 15% since 2009, according to the most recent RIMS Benchmark Survey, organizations...
Wind Farms Run Afoul of Endangered Birds
With new federal goals to generate 20% of electricity from renewable energy by 2030, the number of wind turbines in the United States is expected to increase dramatically. In 2009, there were about 35,000 wind turbines in operation, representing more...
Working for the Weekend
If you work the typical 9-to-5, eight-hour grind, there are days when it seems like the clock is going backwards and quitting time will never arrive. Those eight hours stretch into eternity, as if you're paying a penance for some unknown transgression,...
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