risk management



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

Origin of risk management

First recorded in 1960–65

Related forms

risk manager, noun
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Examples from the Web for risk management

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

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