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. 62, No. 5, June

Coffee Growers Struggle to Meet Demand
The coffee business is booming. Demand is rising each year as more people in China and India add a cup to their daily routine and, even in the saturated Western markets, the increasing popularity of espresso, cappuccino and single-serve coffeemakers...
Finding Fault with Faulty Workmanship
Contractors and property owners may not be getting all they are entitled to from their property coverage in the case of faulty work-manship, according to policyholder's attorney TRACY ALAN SAXE, with Saxe Doernberger & Vita, P.C. When there is...
Food Safety Upgrades Stalled by Funding
By April, three people had died and 10 were hospitalized after being exposed to listeria in Blue Bell ice cream. In response, Blue Bell CEO and President Paul Kruse announced a recall of all of its products on the market, offering refunds for all items...
How TRIA'S Reauthorization Impacts Terrorism Coverage
MORE THAN 13 YEARS AFTER THE TERRORIST ATTACKS of September 11, 2001, resulted in the loss of almost 3,000 lives and approximately $44 billion in insured losses (in 2014 dollars), the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) was reauthorized this year for...
Improving Terrorism Damage Modeling
With an average take-up rate of more than 60% across sectors like travel, finance, education, construction, real estate and manufacturing, the availability of affordable terrorism insurance has a significant effect on business. For example, according...
Lessons from Starbucks' Race Together Initiative
Starbucks' recent "Race Together" campaign included a controversial directive encouraging employees to engage customers in a discussion about race. This effort--which had employees write #racetogether on customers' cups to encourage dialogue--was well-intentioned....
Perception Is Everything
When you think of the companies with top corporate reputations, favorites like Apple, Amazon and Google probably come to mind. But according to the 2015 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient study, which measures the reputations of the most visible companies...
Risky Rhetoric
When employees express their opinions in public, personal biases can put corporate reputations at risk.When junior attorney Aysh Chaudhry uploaded a 21-minute YouTube video denouncing Western ideologies and placing blame for the Paris Charlie Hebdo attack...
Risky Rhetoric: When Employees Express Their Opinions in Public, Personal Biases Can Put Corporate Reputations at Risk
When junior attorney Aysh Chaudhry uploaded a 21-minute YouTube video denouncing Western ideologies and placing blame for the Paris Charlie Hebdo attack on non-Muslims, it quickly became a reputational nightmare for his employer, U.K.-based law firm...
The Dumber Side of Smart
A few years ago, the band OK Go, which had previously been best known for the expertly choreographed treadmill dance video for their song "Here It Goes Again," created another hugely popular video for the track "This Too Shall Pass." The four-minute...
The LGBT Travel Risk Dilemma
Employers can face a complicated problem when offering their LGBT employees coveted international assignments: balancing the fairness of advancement opportunities with the obligation to keep employees safe in places where they might be threatened....
The Need for Country Risk Management
The ability to effectively manage cross-border risk used to be considered something a business either did not need or could not afford. The risk management landscape has experienced a transformation over the past 15 years, however. Traders, investors...
Understanding Kidnap and Ransom Risks
Although exact numbers are hard to come by, AIG estimates that more than 40,000 kidnapping incidents occur worldwide every year. Traveling business executives, corporate employees based abroad, and tourists are among the key victims, with motives ranging...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.