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  1. What's On

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Office of the European Commission in Hong Kong Inquiries 2824 2211 October 25 'Embedding a risk management culture and values in your organisation, Risk Management: Everybody's Business' is a full-day seminar organised by the Hong Kong Benchmarking Clearing House. The seminar will take a practical look at what risk management is about. It will also look at emerging risks ...

  2. Cutting-edge tools help firms hone their strategies holistically

    Posted May 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Andrea Li Enterprise risk management (ERM) is a buzzword in the boardrooms of insurance companies as insurers realise the importance of assessing risk in a more holistic manner. ERM ... insurance companies have readily embraced the implementation of the concept, realising that the need to manage risk is fundamental to operating a successful business. Threats of natural disasters, ...

  3. Executive needed to find balance and reduce risk

    Posted May 19th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft A private firm in the risk mitigation business seeks a leader who is self-confident and mature It's James Bond for the white-collar world. From political risk to corporate fraud to analysing IPO candidates, there is a huge need for private sector organisations to handle these issues. That is why there are firms to advise on crisis management and containment. ...

  4. Diversify and reduce risk, fund managers tell investors

    Posted Nov 18th 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Zavadszky

    ... Investors should look at opportunities to diversify their investments, thereby decreasing risk, said two experts from Fundsupermart.com- assistant research manager Kelvin Yip and analyst Eddy Wong. ... that they are not diversified enough in their holdings, despite holding stocks from the financial and banking, consumer discretionary sectors, and others. From a risk management perspective, they should diversify ...

  5. Study may help agencies manage risk factors, says travel industry chief

    Posted Feb 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... Dennis Eng A year-long study by the Travel Industry Council, to be released next month, will help travel companies better understand their liabilities and manage risk, executive director ... local travel companies may be held liable for the actions of their foreign agents. Mr Tung hopes the report will shed light on how travel companies can manage risk and the need for professional ...

  6. Crisis management skills are crucial to industry

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Supply chains invariably run into trouble and that is when comprehensive crisis and risk management solutions make the difference between a company's ability to overcome the problem or experience lasting damage. Danny Ha, president of the Hong Kong Institute of Crisis and Risk Management (ICRM), said several global trends were affecting the logistics industry, ...

  7. Accounting company needs an audit manager

    Posted Jan 27th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft The need for risk management professionals is rising as corporate governance practices for listed companies continue to tighten. Horwath Hong Kong, a medium-sized accounting firm with an international presence, has created a new position in its risk management division for an internal audit manager. The incumbent will join a team of 10 and oversee risk ...

  8. Course improves the odds for strategic risk takers

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM), which has operated in Hong Kong since 1997. The school offers an entrepreneurship and strategy course as an elective, which, according to Lene Jensen, ... and the management skills to implement it can be the difference between success and failure.' Ms Jensen said the school's entrepreneurship and strategy course took a customer-centric approach ...

  9. Carrefour managers under probe

    Posted Aug 27th 2007, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... operation declined to comment on the anti-graft investigation but admitted that the group had looked into some corrupt practices since the headquarters set up a risk management taskforce, the paper ... that left eight managers detained by police, according a mainland media report. The French retailer said in an internal memo that it had recently probed its central merchandising unit and seven ...

  10. Strategy goes a long way to solving sudden crises

    Posted Apr 27th 2007, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Many of Hong Kong's logistics companies may be underestimating threats to their business operations due to a lack of risk and crisis management strategies. Industry ... plan for crisis and risk management systems, Mr Ho added. Symptoms that show a company is not effectively practicing risk management include late delivery, client complaints, multiple schedule ...




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