The study seeks to clarify why donors such as the World Bank still insist on the use of their financial management system rather than the recipient country’s financial management system, despite the intention under the Paris Declaration 2005 to use the respective government’s systems. The study then explores the reasons why the financial management system used by the World Bank is more effective in managing risks related to public financial management and aid as compared to the Government of Malaysia approach. The study compares financial management by the World Bank and Ministry of Education Malaysia, in their parallel implementation of Educational Sector Support Projects (ESSP) under the Eighth Malaysian Plan, 2001-2005. The quality of financial management of projects in two systems is compared using established criteria of good financial management practice. Findings are based on evidence from interviews, documentation and direct observations. The study demonstrates the significant roles in reducing risks played in the World Bank approach by the Project Management Reports (PMR), high quality Project Implementation Unit (PIU) staff and better procurement procedures.
This book provide insights on risk management in education. It gives a practical and theoretical sides of risk management in education. Strategic planning, time management and decision making, applicability of risk management in education and importance in education management is discussed. In addition, this book underlines the importance of risk management in schools by comparing developed and developing countries.
The turmoil caused by problems in the American mortgage market has served as an important reminder of the interdependency of global financial institutions. This book presents a survey of the fundamental issues surrounding risk management and shows how central banks and other public investors can create better risk management systems.
Records management is an area of information management that is still struggling for recognition, especially within the public sector, yet it is very fundamental for enhancing public service delivery and socio-economic development. In developing countries, records management is still in infancy stages. This book resulted from a records management study within fifteen government ministries in Swaziland. The public sector has experienced a lot of growth in terms of functions and services in recent years. This has impacted on its record keeping and handling. Records management is key for survival of not only the public sector, but all organizations that provide services to humanity. This book highlights a combination of factors and players that influence proper records management in an organization. It is useful to all information management professionals, especially those with interest in records management, public service development and research.
This book presents a critical analysis of project risk management and significant impacts of its application on the success of a specific project’s delivery. It identifies different types of project risk management processes and frameworks used by construction projects. The main purpose is to explore, describe and analyze the perceived risk management in practice. Managing risks has been recognised as a very important project management process. The study will examine and evaluate the risk management process in specific phases of Lehe Home project and essentially analyze the empirical findings. Finally, the study generalizes and develops the project risk analysis and management and suggests for public sectors to help project managers to make better decisions under risky conditions.
There is need to understand the sources of public expenditure growth and the quality of public expenditures, to determine whether they directly contribute to economic growth. This book is a doctoral thesis that investigates the causal relationship between aggregate public expenditure and its compositions on economic growth for the Nigeria case over the period of 1979-2008. The book makes significant controbitions for fiscal and public financial management reforms, particlarly for developing and emerging economies that are designing their public expenditure management framework. This is recommended for Public finance policy makers, the executive and legislative organs of government, researchers, academics, and students of public financial management.
A risk measurement and management framework that takes model risk seriously Most financial risk models assume the future will look like the past, but effective risk management depends on identifying fundamental changes in the marketplace as they occur. Bayesian Risk Management details a more flexible approach to risk management, and provides tools to measure financial risk in a dynamic market environment. This book opens discussion about uncertainty in model parameters, model specifications, and model-driven forecasts in a way that standard statistical risk measurement does not. And unlike current machine learning-based methods, the framework presented here allows you to measure risk in a fully-Bayesian setting without losing the structure afforded by parametric risk and asset-pricing models. Recognize the assumptions embodied in classical statistics Quantify model risk along multiple dimensions without backtesting Model time series without assuming stationarity Estimate state-space time series models online with simulation methods Uncover uncertainty in workhorse risk and asset-pricing models Embed Bayesian thinking about risk within a complex organization Ignoring uncertainty in risk modeling creates an illusion of mastery and fosters erroneous decision-making. Firms who ignore the many dimensions of model risk measure too little risk, and end up taking on too much. Bayesian Risk Management provides a roadmap to better risk management through more circumspect measurement, with comprehensive treatment of model uncertainty.
Book DescriptionIn this volume the methodological aspects of the scenario logic and probabilistic (LP) non-success risk management are considered. The theoretical bases of scenario non-success risk LP-management in business and engineering are also stated. Methods and algorithms for the scenario risk LP-management in problems of classification, investment and effectiveness are described. Risk LP- models and results of numerical investigations for credit risks, risk of frauds, security portfolio risk, risk of quality, accuracy, and risk in multi-stage systems reliability are given. In addition, a rather large number of new problems of estimation, analysis and management of risk are considered. Software for risk problems based on LP-methods, LP-theory, andGIE is described too.
The seminal guide to risk management, streamlined and updated Risk Management in Banking is a comprehensive reference for the risk management industry, covering all aspects of the field. Now in its fourth edition, this useful guide has been updated with the latest information on ALM, Basel 3, derivatives, liquidity analysis, market risk, structured products, credit risk, securitizations, and more. The new companion website features slides, worked examples, a solutions manual, and the new streamlined, modular approach allows readers to easily find the information they need. Coverage includes asset liability management, risk-based capital, value at risk, loan portfolio management, capital allocation, and other vital topics, concluding with an examination of the financial crisis through the utilisation of new views such as behavioural finance and nonlinearity of risk. Considered a seminal industry reference since the first edition's release, Risk Management in Banking has been streamlined for easy navigation and updated to reflect the changes in the field, while remaining comprehensive and detailed in approach and coverage. Students and professionals alike will appreciate the extended scope and expert guidance as they: Find all «need-to-know» risk management topics in a single text Discover the latest research and the new practices Understand all aspects of risk management and banking management See the recent crises – and the lessons learned – from a new perspective Risk management is becoming increasingly vital to the banking industry even as it grows more complex. New developments and advancing technology continue to push the field forward, and professionals need to stay up-to-date with in-depth information on the latest practices. Risk Management in Banking provides a comprehensive reference to the most current state of the industry, with complete information and expert guidance.
A global banking risk management guide geared toward the practitioner Financial Risk Management presents an in-depth look at banking risk on a global scale, including comprehensive examination of the U.S. Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review, and the European Banking Authority stress tests. Written by the leaders of global banking risk products and management at SAS, this book provides the most up-to-date information and expert insight into real risk management. The discussion begins with an overview of methods for computing and managing a variety of risk, then moves into a review of the economic foundation of modern risk management and the growing importance of model risk management. Market risk, portfolio credit risk, counterparty credit risk, liquidity risk, profitability analysis, stress testing, and others are dissected and examined, arming you with the strategies you need to construct a robust risk management system. The book takes readers through a journey from basic market risk analysis to major recent advances in all financial risk disciplines seen in the banking industry. The quantitative methodologies are developed with ample business case discussions and examples illustrating how they are used in practice. Chapters devoted to firmwide risk and stress testing cross reference the different methodologies developed for the specific risk areas and explain how they work together at firmwide level. Since risk regulations have driven a lot of the recent practices, the book also relates to the current global regulations in the financial risk areas. Risk management is one of the fastest growing segments of the banking industry, fueled by banks' fundamental intermediary role in the global economy and the industry's profit-driven increase in risk-seeking behavior. This book is the product of the authors' experience in developing and implementing risk analytics in banks around the globe, giving you a comprehensive, quantitative-oriented risk management guide specifically for the practitioner. Compute and manage market, credit, asset, and liability risk Perform macroeconomic stress testing and act on the results Get up to date on regulatory practices and model risk management Examine the structure and construction of financial risk systems Delve into funds transfer pricing, profitability analysis, and more Quantitative capability is increasing with lightning speed, both methodologically and technologically. Risk professionals must keep pace with the changes, and exploit every tool at their disposal. Financial Risk Management is the practitioner's guide to anticipating, mitigating, and preventing risk in the modern banking industry.
Discover analytical tools and practices to help improve the quality of risk management in government organizations Federal agencies increasingly recognize the importance of active risk management to help ensure that they can carry out their missions. High impact events, once thought to occur only rarely, now occur with surprising frequency. Managing Risk in Government Agencies and Programs provides insight into the increasingly critical role of effective risk management, while offering analytical tools and promising practices that can help improve the quality of risk management in government organizations. Includes chapters that contribute to the knowledge of government executives and managers who want to establish or implement risk management, and especially Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), in their agencies Features chapters written by federal risk managers, public administration practitioners, and scholars Showing government officials how to improve their organization's risk management capabilities, Managing Risk in Government Agencies and Programs meets a growing demand from federal departments and agencies that find themselves increasingly embarrassed by risky events that raise questions about their ability to carry out their missions.
Transparent and prudent local financial management has come to be recognized as critical to the integrity of local public sector and to gaining and retaining trust of local residents. Such integrity and trust is sometimes lacking in some local governments in developing countries, especially in the Africa region. This volume attempts to provide practical guidance to local governments interested in establishing sound financial management systems. Leading international experts have contributed to all relevant aspects of local public financial management - cash management, internal controls, accounts, audits, and debt management.
Robust risk management has continued to be of great concern to practitioners, academics, and the business community because it augments organizational performance and creates value for shareholders. This is because inadequate risk management policies create adverse economic and social consequences for stakeholders. Poor risk management can result in large “dead weight” costs in organizations, which negatively affect organizational value. By reducing risk, a company can reduce the amount of expensive equity capital needed to support its operating risk cost. As organizations expand, one of the keys to successful growth is steady risk management. In order to yield benefits, risk management must be addressed and practiced at all levels of an organization. For organizations to survive in this turbulent environment and gain competitive advantage, a holistic approach to handling risk needs to be adopted.
The economic success of any country can be brought by the efficient and effective public financial management system that can not be exposed to corruption and embezzlement. With this view most developing countries have been changed their financial management system in a way that can solve the problem of their citizens, by focusing in the priority sectors as response to inadequate and outdated public financial management system that can not adequately allocate a resources in priority sectors and manual system to Integrated Financial Management systems is mainly the recommendation of the international institutions and the donor governments. Countries such as Ethiopia, Estonia and Tanzania have done a reform in the financial management system especially Public Expenditure Management. In this book, I go through the countries financial management system and present by comparing and contrasting External Auditing and Corruption Management of the respective countries in relation to their success and failure pointing out good practices of the countries.
Risk Management, the process of measuring the risks, controlling them and implementing measures in order to achieve the desired risk profile, is fundamental to all aspects of a bank’s activities. Due to the liberalization of financial markets, advances in technology and the various risks brought by these developments, the way that banks practice Risk Management has substantially changed during the last years. The important role that an effective Risk Management plays in ensuring banks’ profitability and continuity is widely proven. This survey was conducted to provide a status position on the extent to which Risk Management is practiced by banks in North Cyprus. The survey revealed that risk management systems in TRNC banks are relatively underdeveloped and there is a low level of awareness in banks on the importance of employing an integrated Risk Management framework. There are various gaps that demonstrate the need for developing Risk Management in TRNC banking sector and employing innovative Risk Management tools to manage the risks, non-credit risks in particular.