The AMA Handbook of Financial Risk Management

The AMA Handbook of Financial Risk Management

Author: John J. Hampton
Pub Date: April 2011
Print Edition: $75.00
Print ISBN: 9780814417447
Page Count: 320
Format: Hardback
e-Book ISBN: 9780814417454

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Because all business is risky business.

Business Insurance Magazine Innovation Award 2012

American Library Association Outstanding Business Reference Source 2012

Managing financial risk boils down to understanding how to reduce a complex business environment into workable concepts and models. The AMA Handbook of Financial Risk Management provides readers with the tools they need for dealing with the most important areas of financial decision making. Filled with strategies, principles, and measurement techniques, the book shows readers how to:

• Categorize financial risks

• Reduce risks from cash flow and budget exposures

• Analyze operating risks

• Understand the interrelationship of risk and return

• Manage risks in capital investment decisions

• Determine the value of common stock

• Optimize debt in the capital structure

Providing both explanations and practical applications, the book clarifies the key decision areas in financial risk management. This indispensable guide enables anyone involved in the financial management of an organization to know what factors are at stake and how to protect the bottom line.

About the Author

JOHN J. HAMPTON is a professor of business at St. Peter’s College, a principal in the Princeton Consulting Group, and former executive director of the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS).

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