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Risk Management and Insurance

Risk Management and Insurance - 12th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324183207

ISBN13: 978-0324183207
ISBN10: 0324183208
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 12TH 05
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2005
International: No

List price: $242.75

Risk Management and Insurance - 12TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324183207

James Trieschmann, Robert Hoyt and David Sommer

ISBN13: 978-0324183207
ISBN10: 0324183208
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 12TH 05
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

This proven, market-leading text provides a thorough, current introduction to risk management and insurance. It assists the learner in identifying, analyzing, and managing risk through insurance and alternative tools/techniques such as loss control, risk retention, and risk transfer. This edition presents an even stronger focus on managing risk and covers insurance within this context. Concepts of risk management are presented as they apply to business and personal situations as well as international situations.

Benefits:

  • NEW! Updated Enterprise-wide Risk Management Coverage: Enterprise-wide risk management coverage will be placed throughout the text as opposed to being secluded to one section.
  • NEW! Updated Speculative Risk Management Coverage: Increased coverage of speculative risk, integrating it throughout the text rather than separating it from the flow of the text.
  • NEW! Current Regulations: The text has been updated to account for any new legislation, and the most current regulations are included throughout.
  • NEW! Updated tables and graphs: Tables, charts, and graphs have been updated to reflect current data.
  • NEW! Chapters 1 and 2 have been carefully revised for clarity by the authors, since these chapters are so crucial to the course.
  • Internet Exercises: At the end of each chapter, learners can use Internet resources to apply the chapter's content.
  • Risk Management Icons: This text's risk management orientation is highlighted with icons placed by relevant discussions.
  • Internet References: "Netlink" Margin Internet links in every chapter provide users with the opportunity to explore World Wide Web sites that contain additional information on specific topics.
  • Perspective Boxes: In each chapter, boxed features contain material from current literature to further illustrate concepts. "International Perspectives" illustrate the application of risk management considerations on a global basis, "Ethical Perspectives" present ethical dilemmas common in the field of risk management, and "Professional Perspectives" are based on interviews with practicing risk management professionals and articles.

Table of Contents

PART I. RISK AND THE RISK MANAGEMENT PROCESS.

1. Introduction to Risk.
2. Risk Identification and Evaluation.
3. Property and Liability Loss Exposures.
4. Life, Health, and Loss-of-Income Exposures.
5. Risk Management Techniques: Noninsurance Methods.
6. Insurance as a Risk Management Technique: Principles.
7. Insurance as a Risk Management Technique: Policy Provisions.

PART II. COMMERCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS: PROPERTY-LIABILITY.

8. Selecting and Implementing Risk Management Techniques.
9. Risk Management and Commercial Property-Part I.
10. Risk Management and Commercial Property-Part II.
11. Business Liability and Risk Management Insurance.
12. Workers'' Compensation and Alternative Risk Financing.

PART III. PERSONAL RISK MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS: PROPERTY-LIABILITY.

13. Risk Management for Auto Owners-Part I.
14. Risk Management for Auto Owners-Part II.
15. Risk Management for Homeowners.

PART IV. RISK MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS: LIFE, HEALTH, AND INCOME EXPOSURES.

16. Loss of Life.
17. Loss of Health.
18. Retirement Planning and Annuities.
19. Employee Benefits: Life and Health Benefits.
20. Employee Benefits: Retirement Plans.
21. Financial and Estate Planning.

PART V. THE RISK MANAGEMENT ENVIRONMENT.

22. Risk Management and the Insurance Industry.
23. Functions and Organization of Insurers.
24. Government Regulation of Risk Management and Insurance.

APPENDICES.

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