Case Studies

Calculating the risks in making investment decisions A BG Group case study

Investment decisions involve weighing up the risk and the likely rewards of various options. It is often the riskiest alternatives that yield the highest possible gains while the least risky options may yield smaller rewards.

The role of Investment Trusts in the capital market An Association of Investment Trust Companies (AITC) case study

The capitalmarket enables individuals and organisations with spare capital (money which they want to invest) to channel these funds to businesses and other organisations that need investment capital (money for expansion or other purposes).

Managing trading risk A London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange case study

This case study examines the importance of futures trading and focuses more specifically on commodity futures trading. The futures market plays a key role in the modern economic system because it enables investors to trade in a cost efficient way and to eliminate some of the risk from their trading activity.

Creating an effective organisational structure A Coca-Cola Great Britain case study

The Coca-Cola Company is truly global, and its main product is recognised and consumed worldwide. The Company organises and structures itself in a way that reflects that fact. At the same time, the Company looks to meet the particular needs of regional markets sensitively and its structure also needs to reflect that fact.

Investing in natural gas: drilling down into the risks

Investment decisions involve weighing up the risk and the likely rewards of various options. It is often the riskiest alternatives that yield the highest possible gains while the least risky options may yield smaller rewards.

Project Risk Management in Hydropower Plant Projects by Weddy Bernadi Sudirman , Sarwono Hardjomuljadi

Case Study from the State-owned Electricity Company of Indonesia. risk management in the construction stage of hydropower plant projects.

Calculating and managing risk An Eurostar case study

This case study examines how Eurostar proactively manages risk through its business continuity programmes.

The power of partnerships A Rolls-Royce case study

This case study focuses on how the creation of risk and revenue sharing partners (RRSPs) has enabled Rolls-Royce to take on contracts which have increased its market share in the civil aerospace business.

Achieving a competitive advantage through risk management An Alstom case study

This case study focuses on the largest post-privatisation challenge - the West Coast Main Line (WCML). It describes how risk management has helped ALSTOM, the global transport group, to supply a fleet of high speed tilting trains, maintenance and associated services for this route.

Strengthening control and reducing operational risk

As part of a Finance Change programme AMP implemented TLM® Reconciliations to automate complex inter-systems reconciliations, increase match rates and drive down cost.

Implementing a Control Architecture

T. Rowe Price completed a thorough review of their business in an effort to continue to reduce operational risk and handle increasing transaction volumes.

RISK MANAGEMENT IN COMMERCIAL BANKS

The future of banking will undoubtedly rest on risk management dynamics. Only those banks that have efficient risk management system will survive in the market in the long run.

Exploratory case study research: Outsourced project failure by J.M. Verner and L.M. Abdullah, nov' 2011

IT plays an increasingly strategic role in the business performance of organizations, however, the development of strategic IT systems involves a high degree of risk and outsourcing the development of such systems increases the risk.

Big Law and Risk Management: Case Studies of Litigation, Deals, and Diversity Anthony V. Alfieri, march 2011

This Article explores new research directions in the study of large law firm risk governance norms and practices. The purpose of this ongoing study is to assess the impact of governance norms and practices on individual and institutional decision-making under contemporary models of large law firm economics in the fields of litigation, deal transactions, and workplace employment, including hiring, promotion, and retention