Managing risk and performance : a guide for government leaders / [edited by] Thomas Stanton, Douglas W. Webster.
Contributor(s): Stanton, Thomas H | Webster, Douglas W.Material type: BookSeries: Wiley finance series: Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley and Sons, Inc., Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118841808 (epub); 1118841808 (epub); 9781118841761 (pdf); 111884176X (pdf); 9781118704233; 1118704231.Subject(s): Risk management | Government executives | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business | Government executives | Risk managementGenre/Form: Electronic reasource. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Managing risk and performanceDDC classification: 352.4 Other classification: BUS079000 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
"Discover analytical tools and practices to help improve the quality of risk management in government organizationsFederal 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"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Praise Page; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Foreword; Preface; Part One: Introduction and Overview; Chapter 1: Managing Risk of Federal Agencies and Their Programs through Enterprise Risk Management; Risk Management as an Essential Part of Federal Management; Risk Management as an Integral Part of Good Decision Making; The Unique Challenges of Managing a Government Agency; Establishing Effective Risk Management; Managing Risk in Government Agencies: Overview of the Book; References; Chapter 2: The Need for Effective Risk Management; Defining Risk
The Source of Uncertainty: ChangeRisk and Reward; The Risk Management Process; The Essence of Organizational Success: Stakeholder Value; The Role of Information Technology in Risk Management; The Importance of Organizational Change Management; Putting It All Together; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: Introduction to Risk Management for Government Managers; Fitting Risk Management into an Organization; Promising Practices in Risk Management; Observations about Risk Management in Government: What Works and What Doesn't; Conclusion; References
Chapter 4: Risk Management and Challenges of Managing in the Public SectorUnique Risk Management Challenges of Public Programs; Third-Party Governance: The Challenge of Managing Risk across Organizational Boundaries; Goal Setting, Accountability, and Prioritization of Risks; Concluding Observations; References; Chapter 5: Creating and Keeping Your Options Open-It's Fundamental; The Real World Is Rarely Simple and Stable; Systems Set the Stage; Managing More Easily-Options in Time; Examples of Options in Time in Practice; Conclusion; Key Points; References
Part Two: Moving toward Enterprise Risk ManagementChapter 6: Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management for Government Managers; Shortcomings of Traditional Risk Management; The Impact of Managing Risk within Silos-a Case Study; The Maturation of Traditional Risk Management into Enterprise Risk Management; Key Principles of Enterprise Risk Management; What Enterprise Risk Management Is Not; The Payoff; Summary; References; Chapter 7: Implementation of Enterprise Risk Management at the Office of Federal Student Aid of the U.S. Department of Education; Overview of FSA
Initial Implementation of ERM at FSAInitial Activities and Challenges in Implementing Enterprise Risk Management at FSA; Expanding the ERM Program-a Change in FSA's Business Model; Key Considerations and Challenges When Implementing the Expanded ERM Program at FSA; Conclusion; References; Acknowledgments; Chapter 8: Integrating Enterprise Risk Management with Strategic Planning and Resource Management; Context; Enterprise Risk Management and Strategy; Enterprise Risk Management and Resource Management; Conclusion