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. 7, September

Bad Influence
CEOs with extensive business and social contacts are often admired ^ for their influence and expertise. Their network of connections is ^k J usually considered beneficial, both for themselves and the companies they helm. But is all of that really as...
Boards and Nonprofit Risk Management
In an article published by the American Institute for Certified Public Accountants, Dr. Mark Beasley noted, "some may naively conclude that more effective risk oversight is a corporate issue that isn't relevant to not-for-profits. That perspective...
Developing a Strategy for Transgender Employees
The National Transgender Discrimination Survey found that 90% of respondents were harassed or mistreated at work for being transgender or hid who they were to avoid such treatment, and 26% had lost a job because they were transgender. On June 1,...
Gauging Corporate Human Rights Performance
Spurred by tragedies like the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster, a new benchmark is being developed to rank businesses on their human rights records and, hopefully, drive improvements for workers around the world.Increasing corporate accountability, particularly...
Gauging Corporate Human Rights Performance: Spurred by Tragedies like the 2013 Rana Plaza Disaster, a New Benchmark Is Being Developed to Rank Businesses on Their Human Rights Records and, Hopefully, Drive Improvements for Workers around the World
Increasing corporate accountability, particularly in emerging markets, has become a key issue following workplace disasters dating as far back as India's Bhopal gas leak 31 years ago. More recent tragedies like Bangladesh's November 2012. Tazreen Fashions...
How Well-Connected CEOs Can Negatively Affect Megers & Aquisitions
CEOs with extensive business and social contacts are often admired for their influence and expertise. Their network of connections is usually considered beneficial, both for themselves and the companies they helm. But is all of that really as valuable...
Lessons from the FIFA Corruption Scandal
Soon after the U.S. Department of Justice unsealed the indictments of 14 officials from FIFA, soccer's international governing body, on charges of wire fraud, racketeering and money laundering, it became clear that the scandal is likely to be one of...
Navigating Student Data Privacy Laws
Advances in technology have revolutionized the classroom experience. Information generated from the applications and tools running on students' computers allows teachers to personalize lesson plans and provide real-time feedback tailored to individual...
No Laughing Matter
Ever since texting became our preferred form of communication, I cringe whenever I see how people are willing to butcher the English language in order to save themselves a few button-presses. I understand the desire for speed and brevity, but when...
Raising the Bar
This year, the Spencer Educational Foundation awarded 63 scholarships, worth more than $341,000, to full-time risk management students. It was a record for the organization, which has been supporting risk management and insurance education since 1979....
Raising the Bar
This year, the Spencer Educational Foundation awarded 63 scholarships, worth more than $341,000, to full-time risk management students. It was a record for the organization, which has been supporting risk management and insurance education since 1979....
Risk Management Education Takes Root on Campus
RISK MANAGEMENT programs are cropping up on campuses across the country, with fledgling programs in risk and insurance being introduced in business schools and more established departments further expanding to meet industry needs. As an emerging educational...
Risk Students Face Real-World Challenges
RISK MANAGEMENT STUDENTS have a complex list of subjects and skills they must learn to prepare for a career. From the world of property/casualty insurance to the countless organizational risks that need to be mitigated, students can have a hard time...
The Employer's Role in Mental Health Care
In March, Germanwings Flight 9525 cashed in the French Alps, killing all rso passengers and crew members on board. Investigators later determined that the crash was deliberately caused by co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who had a history of depression, reportedly...
The Evolution of Municipal Risk Management
MUNICIPAL RISK MANAGEMENT HAS EVOLVED significantly over the past four decades. Many of the changes began in the late 1970s with the loss of municipal immunity, the legal principle that public entities had limited liability for the negligent actions...
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