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Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance

Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance

  • Mark S. Dorfman
  • Author: Mark S. Dorfman
    • ISBN:9789332549487
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332549486
    • Price:Rs. 629.00
    • Pages:504
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    Drawing from the author's extensive teaching experience, this book introduces students to basic insurance concepts from the consumer's point of view and equips them with the tools to make intelligent, informed insurance purchasing decisions.

    The tenth edition has been reorganized and fully updated to highlight the increased importance of risk management and insurance in business and society.  In particular, the tenth edition refocuses its attention on corporate risk management, reflecting its growing importance in today's economy.


    Table of Content

    Chapter 1: Introduction to Enterprise Risk Management and Insurance
    Chapter 2: Risk Identification
    Chapter 3: Risk Assessment and Pooling
    Chapter 4: Risk-Handling Techniques: Loss Control, Risk Transfer, and Loss Financing
    Chapter 5: Risk-Handling Techniques: Diversification and Hedging
    Chapter 6: Fundamentals of Insurance
    Chapter 7: Insurable Perils and Insuring Organizations
    Chapter 8: Insurance Functions
    Chapter 9: Insurance Markets: Economics and Issues
    Chapter 10: Insurance Regulation
    Chapter 11: Insurance Contracts
    Chapter 12: The Personal Auto Policy
    Chapter 13: Homeowners Insurance (HO)
    Chapter 14: Professional Financial Planning
    Chapter 15: Life Insurance Policies
    Chapter 16: Standard Life Insurance contract Provisions and Options
    Chapter 17: Annuities
    Chapter 18: Health Insurance and Disability Income
    Chapter 19: Employee Benefits
    Chapter 20: Social Security
    Chapter 21: Unemployment and Workers' Compensation Insurance
    Chapter 22: Commercial Property Insurance
    Chapter 23: Commercial Liability Insurance

    Salient Features

    • Comprehensive Coverage. Introduction to Risk Management provides solid coverage of the most critical concepts and issues.

    • Integration Across the Curriculum. Concern with potential losses—the focal point of the undergraduate risk management curriculum—is shared to some extent by all major divisions of business studies.

    • Broad Appeal. Introduction to Risk Management, offers valuable insight for every student—whether they want to simply understand how to buy a personal auto policy, gain risk management knowledge to help them in management, or pursue a career in insurance.

    • Critical Thinking and Moral Reasoning. Helping students sharpen their critical-thinking skills, the book provides many opportunities for logical analysis.

    • Communication Emphasis: The book equips students with invaluable insight to help them improve communication skills and avoid common pitfalls.
    • Understanding Human Behavior. Emphasizing that insurance is not all stats and terminology, the book includes intriguing discussions of the role of human behavior in insurance transactions.