Magazine article Risk Management

Editor's Perogative

Magazine article Risk Management

Editor's Perogative

Article excerpt

THIS MONTH'S COVER FEATURES AN issue that risk managers in North America are likely to hear a great deal about in 1997-whether or not a series of standards should be promulgated to define how risk management should be practiced. On page 14, Robert Bernens discusses the contributions he believes standards could make toward improving risk management and promoting the discipline's reputation. Susan Meltzer takes an opposing stance, arguing that standards would restrict a company's ability to tailor a risk management program to its unique exposures and tolerance for risk. These articles represent the latest thoughts in an ongoing debate; two RIMS committees have recommended further examination of this issue, and arguments on both sides are likely to be aired this year.

Certificates of insurance are another area in which RIMS is taking an active role. As Christopher Mandel explains on page 35, the Risk Management Industry Liaison Committee has asked risk managers about shortcomings they see in the existing forms and is working with other industry groups to implement improvements. …

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.