Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance, 10th edition

  • Mark S. Dorfman
  • David A. Cather

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Overview

This book focuses on problem-solving from managerial, consumer, and societal perspectives. It emphasizes both the business managerial aspects of risk management and insurance and the numerous consumer applications of the concept of risk management and insurance transaction.


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 contents

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

Published by Pearson (August 29th 2012) - Copyright © 2013