risk management


  1. the technique or profession of assessing, minimizing, and preventing accidental loss to a business, as through the use of insurance, safety measures, etc.

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Other Words From

  • risk manager noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of risk management1

First recorded in 1960–65

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Example Sentences

They have been around long enough to understand — and put into place — risk management and crisis planning, including what happens should their leaders fall victim to the proverbial milk truck.

Niall has decades of experience in managing global security, compliance and risk management programs for financial institutions, cloud providers and technology services companies.

She had planned to return to Australia, where she works in risk management at a bank, on May 14.

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These include new business models, mergers and acquisitions, and major technology changes, such as automating financial and risk management processes.

We must look at risk management, rather than waiting for a risk-free environment.

In his current role Eversmann brings connected health platforms and population-risk-management strategies to the market.

We need a financially-sound risk management program to help farmers better manage margin volatility.

She has admitted that she has a lengthy use of force record and has been flagged several times by risk management.

And Citigroup, as it is now called, was bang smack in the middle of latest housing/derivatives/failure of risk management fiasco.

Chris Page, a Coral Gables risk-management consultant, was bidding on behalf of several clients who preferred to remain anonymous.





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