Managing uncertainty, mitigating risk : tackling the unknown in financial risk assessment and decision making /

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Author / Creator:Firoozye, Nikan B., author.
Imprint:Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Description:1 online resource (xix, 265 pages)
Subject:Corporations -- Finance.
Risk assessment.
Risk management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industrial Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management Science.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Behavior.
Corporate finance.
Management & management techniques.
Corporations -- Finance.
Risk assessment.
Risk management.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Ariff, Fauziah, author.
Digital file characteristics:text file
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 234-260) and index.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 4, 2016).
Summary:Managing Uncertainty, Mitigating Risk proposes that financial risk management broaden its approach, maintaining quantification where possible, but incorporating uncertainty. The author shows that by using broad quantification techniques, and using reason as the guiding principle, practitioners can see a more holistic and complete picture.
Other form:Print version: Firoozye, Nikan B. Managing uncertainty, mitigating risk. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016 9781137334534 1137334533
Standard no.:10.1057/9781137334541
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • Part I. Setting the Landscape: 2. The backdrop; 3. Managing uncertainty: a modern necessity; 4. Probability: the building blocks; 5. Probability applied
  • Part II. Managing Uncertainty: The Essentials: 6. Classification of unknowns and risk scenarios; 7. Knowledge and information: an unrestricted view; 8. Building on probability: uncertainty and UVaR
  • Part III. Framework Methodology and Case Studies: 9. Framework for addressing uncertainty; 10. Methodology and applications of UVaR; 11. Case study: European sovereign debt crisis; 12. Final thoughts.