Risk Essay Topics

Theories of Profit

There are various theories of profit, given by several economists, which are as follows: 1. Walker’s Theory of Profit as Rent of Ability This theory is pounded by F.A. Walker. According to Walker, “Profit is the rent of exceptional abilities that an entrepreneur may possess over others”. Rent is the difference between the yields of… View Article

Foreign Exchange Risk Management

Foreign currency exchange risk is the additional riskiness or varience of a firm’s cash flows that may be attributed to currency fluctuations (Giddy, 1977, Brigham and Ehrhardt, 2005). Normally, foreign currency risk exists in three forms; translation, transaction and economic exposures. Foreign currency risk management involves taking decisions which aim at minimizing or eliminating the… View Article

Systemic Risk of Hedge Funds

Concerns on systemic risk of hedge funds has been a longstanding debate in the in the legal and economic fronts of the American society since the 1998 failure of the Long-Term Capital Management (LTCM). Available information indicates that the LTCM disaster was triggered by over leverage tactic employed by hedge funds in seeking to realize… View Article

Overweight Risk

In the United States, increasing use of sugar in foods has led to an increase in obesity levels. Many manufactured foods have sugars that have been added. These include jams, jellies, yogurt, peanut butter, soups, candy, bars, soft drinks and many other snacks. The National Health and Nutrition examination survey indicated that the United States… View Article

A Critique on the Article: Avoiding Ethical Danger Zones

According to the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics (“BRICE”) business leaders of the 21st century face a number of difficult and complex challenges that greatly affect their businesses as well as the various stakeholders (Messick, Bazerman, & Stewart, 2006). This is nothing new considering the fallout of the recent global financial crisis as well… View Article

Manager Resume Example

ALBERT A. YAGUDAEV Home (718) 956-7299  Cell (917) 865-4782 Fluent in English & Russian CORE KNOWLEDGE AREAS Risk Management Finance Management Strategic Analysis Team Building Problem Solving Statistical Analysis Commercial Banking Client Relations Budget Management Report Management Goal-Oriented Communication Skills Bond Assurance Detail-Oriented Decision Making Team Building Time Management Organization Skills PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE   Calyon… View Article

Hole In My Life

“It is not what one does that is wrong, but what one becomes as a consequence of it “, which means the thing you do can turn you into something you’re not. It’s not the crime someone commits it’s if they change or have a positive effect on the consequence. Jack Gantos started hanging with… View Article

Human Factors in Maintenance

Nationair DC-8 Flight 2120 took the lives of 247 passengers and 14 crew members; 261 in all; during takeoff on July 11, 1991. The jet was owned by Canadian airline Nolisair, and was being operated by a Nigerian company to transport Nigerian pilgrims in and out of Mecca. The DC- 8 caught fire during take-off… View Article

The Role And Value Of Risk Management

Background At these present times, knowing and addressing risks is no longer just a technical necessity for companies to put up with. (Modulo website)  It has become a reality that everybody in the organization lives with because it is the only way for them and for the company as a whole to survive.  Thus, while… View Article

The Risk Of Cancer In Users Of Statins

The statement by the authors that the research is a ‘small, nonblinded’ research suggests that the results of the research would have been different if the study population had been increased and the research was a blinded one. The study aimed to compare the predisposition of cardiovascular patients with the use of statin therapy on… View Article

Voice Over IP: Is It Risk-Free?

Of the reasons suggested for implementing VoIP, the item that appears to be most significant is economic reason of saving money. In the case of private networks, completing calls over a packet-switched network allows an organization to avoid paying expensive long distance telephone charges, a function known as toll bypass. While in theory using VoIP… View Article

Tiffany: Futures Contract and Exchange-rate Risk

1. In what way(s) is Tiffany exposed to exchange-rate risk subsequent to its new distribution agreement with Mitsukoshi? How serious are these risks? Answer: About 15% of (1992) sales of $492mln or ~ $75mln will now be earned in Yen, but will have to be reported in $. At a Net Income (1992) of $25mln,… View Article

Turning patients prevents pressure ulcers

I.             Introduction/ Preparation Statement of the Problem As for the study, the main problem to be considered is to determine the significant effects of turning in the prevention of pressure sores or ulcers. With the relational focus between the occurrence of the condition and the physiological processes involved, the study determines the most appropriate time… View Article

Risk Analysis

The purpose of this document is to address possible security risks associated with the completion of SR-ht-001. This service request is in regard to the “development and installation of a benefits election system to support the tracking and reporting of employee (union and non-union) benefits” (“Smith Services Consulting”, 2011). On March 22, 2004 Graham Grove… View Article

Teenage Drinking Speech.

Imagine one weekend you decide to go out with your best friend to a party. She’s been begging you all week to go. You get there, people are offering you drinks, everyone around you is drinking, and you take the drinks without even thinking. You think to yourself “you’ve been out drinking before so it… View Article

Safety/Fall Prevention

Who needs to be concerned about safety? Safety strategies to protect your bones are important for individuals of all ages. It is imperative for everyone to protect their bones and overall health by wearing seatbelts in any moving vehicle and by using appropriate protective equipment when participating in sports. If you have been diagnosed with… View Article

Project Management

1. Executive Summary This business plan for R.E.A.L. Girlz Clothing Store has been created by an ESN to secure additional funding for growth and to inform retailers and consumers of the current status and direction. R.E.A.L. Girlz Clothing Store is a new company that is launching in Houston, Texas. The company anticipates great demand for… View Article

Risk Paper

Concern with uncertainty is a big part of the life of a project manager. Practicing project managers have long known that managing uncertainty is important to risk management. Uncertainty of a project reduces with time, as more knowledge in the hiding process is uncovered. The focus is on thinking about how the project might be… View Article

Compare and Contrast the Speakers

The Road Not Taken and Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening are both very good poems. I feel The Road Not Taken is one that reminds me of myself. I will tell you how they differ but at the same time are so much alike. In The Road Not Taken he lets us know… View Article

Credit Risk Management for Mongolian Banks

The importance of optimal decision-making and precise predictions is not limited to banks only but also of importance to other financial institutions. Nowadays, financial markets are becoming increasingly uncertain and interdependent, making accurate prediction of future market directions a near impossible task. Although, in case of Mongolia, some econometric models are being tested for the… View Article

Dangerous Sports

I’m writing in response to your recent exhortation in order to express our opinion on the topic of dangerous sports. I would deeply agree that this type of “entertainment” is spreading like a wildfire as a human’s habit. Obviously it refers to a risky issue and people who exercise it are in a great danger… View Article

Having a Dream Becomes Reality

Obstacles always hinder people when they are trying to reach their goals, and those are just ordeals to test their perseverance. In reality, nothing can be obtained or achieved smoothly without going through any difficulties, but once people overcome the obstacles they will achieve the desired goal. In the movie October Sky, directed by Johnston,… View Article

Hofstede Canada vs Japan

Individualism vs Collectivism In essence this dimension deals with the relationship between the individual and the collectives in a given society. It is reflected in the way in which people live together. For example, nuclear families, extended families, tribes and other larger communities. It directly effects peoples values and behaviours. In some cultures individualism is… View Article

Ipremier and Denial of Service Attack – Case Study

In a recent Information Management lecture we went through the case of iPremier (read the full case) which is a popular case study from Harvard Business School. It was a made up case but the recent high profile hacking stories (such as Gawker) show that companies are not taking security seriously. The background is that… View Article

Response Execution

Creating an emergency response plan is very important in any business. There are different plans for medical, fire, police, and school. The following plans are imperative in any environment. There are many things that will happen and Incident Command System (ICS) will help to provide the responders with an effective system that works. But before… View Article

Risk Analysis of Securities Investment Fund in China

1. Scope/ rational of project The securities investment fund in china actually is quite similar with the mutual fund in USA. China is one of emerge markets in the world. Compared with the developed market, it still has so many problems that have to research and analyse. Mutual funds started in the second half of… View Article

Potential Hazards to Health, Safety and Security

Make sure that I am aware of, and follow, my settings health, safety and security procedures before I start work. Ensure that before I begin any work activities I check and use any risk assessments examine the areas in which I work and any equipment I have to use to ensure that they are safe,… View Article

A Rose by Any Other Name: the Pros and Cons for Each Alternative

What is the best marketing strategy for Rose Partyware? In both options – becoming a manufacturer for Party! private label line of party goods or launching of a branded line of party ware – Rose company will face some issues and will embraced some opportunities. In my opinion, there are pros and cons for each… View Article

Continental/Fintelco Jv Case Analysis

1. Is entry into the Argentine market a good strategic move for Continental? Entering Argentine market in 1993-1994 was a good strategic decision for Continental as one of the TOP5 cable TV companies in the US despite certain risks for several reasons: 1. Changes in the US regulatory environment created additional challenges for Continental’s core… View Article