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Books – Insurance + Risk

Books – Insurance + Risk

2022 | Book

Corporate Governance in the Banking Sector

Theory, Supervision, ESG and Real Banking Failures

This book gives an overview of the most important theories on Corporate Governance, investigating the myth and the reality of it. It argues that within the banking sector exist two new agency costs (i.e., bank depositors and shareholders vs.

Authors:
Dr. Bruno Buchetti, Alessandro Santoni

2022 | Book

Systems Research II

Essays in Honor of Yasuhiko Takahara on Systems Management Theory and Practice

This book is in honor of Yasuhiko Takahara, a first-class researcher who has been active for some 50 years at the global level in systems research. Researchers and practitioners from Japan and other countries who have been influenced by Takahara …

Editors:
Prof. Kyoichi Kijima, Prof. Junichi Iijima, Prof. Ryo Sato, Prof. Hiroshi Deguchi, Prof. Bumpei Nakano

2022 | Book

Business Analytics for Professionals

This book explains concepts and techniques for business analytics and demonstrate them on real life applications for managers and practitioners. It illustrates how machine learning and optimization techniques can be used to implement intelligent …

Editors:
Prof. Dr. Alp Ustundag, Emre Cevikcan, Omer Faruk Beyca

2022 | Book

Modelling Economic Capital

Practical Credit-Risk Methodologies, Applications, and Implementation Details

How might one determine if a financial institution is taking risk in a balanced and productive manner? A powerful tool to address this question is economic capital, which is a model-based measure of the amount of equity that an entity must hold to …

Author:
David Jamieson Bolder

2022 | Book

Reliability and Maintainability Assessment of Industrial Systems

Assessment of Advanced Engineering Problems

This book covers advanced reliability and maintainability knowledge as applied to recent engineering problems. It highlights research in the fields of reliability measures of binary and complex engineering systems, cost analysis, simulations …

Editors:
Prof. Dr. Mangey Ram, Prof. Hoang Pham

2022 | Book

Systems Research I

Essays in Honor of Yasuhiko Takahara on Systems Theory and Modeling

This book is in honor of Yasuhiko Takahara, a first-class researcher who has been active for some 50 years at the global level in systems research. Researchers and practitioners from Japan and other countries who have been influenced by Takahara …

Editors:
Prof. Kyoichi Kijima, Prof. Junichi Iijima, Prof. Ryo Sato, Prof. Hiroshi Deguchi, Prof. Bumpei Nakano

2022 | Book

Project Finance

Structuring, Valuation and Risk Management for Major Projects

Large projects are defining moments for companies and countries. When large projects succeed, they can dramatically improve the social and economic conditions in a region. This book focuses on major aspects of the world’s largest infrastructural …

Author:
Prof. B Rajesh Kumar

2022 | Book

Audit Defense

A Management Audit Readiness Guide

Most university undergraduate and graduate audit classes are geared towards educating prospective auditors but do not provide education for those who will be audit clients and subjected to audits. Future audit clients need to be educated as well …

Author:
Prof. Ed Danter

2022 | Book

Complex System Governance

Theory and Practice

This book explores Complex System Governance (CSG)—an emerging field concerned with the design, execution, and evolution of essential functions necessary to ensure continued viability of a system. The book focuses on three primary development …

Editors:
Prof. Charles B. Keating, Prof. Polinpapilinho F. Katina, Prof. Charles W. Chesterman Jr., Prof. James C. Pyne

2022 | Book

Computation of Greeks Using the Discrete Malliavin Calculus and Binomial Tree

This book presents new computation schemes for the sensitivity of options using the binomial tree and introduces readers to the discrete Malliavin calculus. It also shows that applications of the discrete Malliavin calculus approach to the …

Author:
Yoshifumi Muroi

2022 | Book

Applied Statistical Methods

ISGES 2020, Pune, India, January 2–4

This book collects select contributions presented at the International Conference on Importance of Statistics in Global Emerging (ISGES 2020) held at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Pune, Maharashtra, India, from 2–4 …

Editors:
David D. Hanagal, Raosaheb V. Latpate, Dr. Girish Chandra

2022 | Book

Applied Research Methods in Urban and Regional Planning

This book introduces the fundamentals of research methods and how they apply to the discipline of urban and regional planning. Written at a level appropriate for upper-level undergraduate and beginning master’s level students, the text fills a gap …

Authors:
Yanmei Li, Sumei Zhang

2022 | Book

An Introduction to Latent Class Analysis

Methods and Applications

This book provides methods and applications of latent class analysis, and the following topics are taken up in the focus of discussion: basic latent structure models in a framework of generalized linear models, exploratory latent class analysis …

Author:
Prof. Nobuoki Eshima

2022 | Book

Fixed Income Investing

A Classic in a Time of Increased Uncertainty

Fixed income investments have been a topic of broad interest, in particular for institutional investors such as insurance companies and pensions schemes. They were considered safe heavens in turbulent times by almost all other institutional and …

Author:
Dr. Thomas Poufinas

2022 | Book

IT Security Controls

A Guide to Corporate Standards and Frameworks

Use this reference for IT security practitioners to get an overview of the major standards and frameworks, and a proposed architecture to meet them. The book identifies and describes the necessary controls and processes that must be implemented in …

Authors:
Virgilio Viegas, Oben Kuyucu

2022 | Book

HR Leadership During Bankruptcy and Organizational Change

A Practical Guide

This book guides human resource managers and professionals on how to manage organizations and its employees through bankruptcy and organizational change. While many books on bankruptcy are written from the perspective of bankruptcy attorneys and …

Author:
Charles J. Alaimo

2022 | Book

Financial Statements-Based Bank Risk Aggregation

This book proposes a bank risk aggregation framework based on financial statements. Specifically, bank risk aggregation is of great importance to maintain stable operation of banking industry and prevent financial crisis. A major obstacle to bank …

Authors:
Jianping Li, Assist. Prof. Lu Wei, Xiaoqian Zhu

2022 | Book

Supply Chain Risk Management

Cases and Industry Insights

This book provides a holistic and practical approach to managing supply chains risks and presents a new framework model for sustainable optimization of risk management. This framework includes supportive tools for risk mapping and strategic …

Authors:
Marc Helmold, Ayşe Küçük Yılmaz, Tracy Dathe, Triant G. Flouris

2022 | Book

Effectiveness of Enterprise Risk Management

Determinants and Opportunities for Improvement

Effective risk management is a crucial part of the success of any organization. In scholarly research, numerous publications have been written on the design of complex enterprise risk management systems, however very little consideration has been …

Author:
Izabela Jonek-Kowalska

2022 | Book

The Ten Commandments of Risk Leadership

A Behavioral Guide on Strategic Risk Management

We as humans are prone to a variety of wired-in cognitive mistakes in the way we interpret and react to risk-related information. This is highly consequential since the cognitive biases managers are exposed to in their day-to-day business erode …

Author:
Annette Hofmann