Risk Management in Organizations

The book, by Woods (2011), is several case studies of large multinational companies such as Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Tesco. It analyses the main risks faced by each organisation and provides a technical overview of their development within their respective...

The Black Swan

Another entry in our Books for Students guide by Nassim Taleb. The full title is ‘The Black Swan: The impact of the highly improbable’. the book is important as it explains a specific type of risk, that is, low probability but high impact risks. Taleb...

Insurance Theory and Practice

A book by Thoyts (2010) which will not go down as the most interesting read but it is full of vital information about the insurance markets. Unlike other entries in our Books for Students guide, this is not a book you would read for pleasure but more for necessity It...