IT Strategic and Operational Controls

Author: John Kyriazoglou
Publisher: Itgp
ISBN: 1849280622
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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IT Strategic and Operational Controls provides a comprehensive guide to implementing an integrated and flexible set of IT controls in a systematic way. It can help organisations to formulate a complete culture for all areas which must be supervised and controlled; allowing them to simultaneously ensure a secure, high standard, whilst striving to obtain the strategic and operational goals of the company. Written with practicality and convenience in mind, this book is an ideal tool for those without specialised technical expertise seeking to understand IT controls and their design, implementation, monitoring, review and audit issues.

Business Management Controls

Author: John Kyriazoglou
Publisher: IT Governance Ltd
ISBN: 1849284296
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Business Management Controls is arranged by functional business area. It is aimed at managers, auditors and professionals who want to know how the assets, transactions, operations, systems activities and investments of their organisation may be protected, controlled and improved more effectively and more efficiently. This book will help you to improve your business control practices and show you how to better create, implement and assess your own controls. It will also show you how to develop more streamlined and successful working practices, and how to enable, facilitate and protect your business operations in a more effective way.

Operational Risk and Resilience

Author: Chris Frost
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080513140
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Well publicised failures in risk management have appeared with shocking frequency over the past few years. Affected firms can suffer significant commercial damage or even bankruptcy as a result. Only now is there a growing realisation that risk management is a key management responsibility. This book will help turn your firm into a 'risk aware' organization which will be able to avoid catastrophic loss. It will also enable senior management to make better strategic and operational decisions, thanks to an informed understanding of business hazards. Case studies from a wide cross section of different firms and markets are used to explain how to define, analyse and control operational risk. An insightful guide to one of the key topics of modern strategic and operational management, written by a team of expert risk management professionals Learn about the application of operational risk management to a wide range of market sectors, including commercial, retail and investment banking, investment management, insurance, the energy industry, telecommunications, manufacturing and logistics Case studies and worked examples from around the world, including North America, Western Europe, South East Asia and Latin America

Global Operations Strategy

Author: Yeming Gong
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642367089
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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While many business schools are teaching Global Operations Strategy with self-made teaching materials, there are no such textbooks. Combining practical approaches with detailed theoretical underpinnings, this book provides theories, tools, frameworks, and techniques for global operations strategy, and brings real world perspectives to students and managers. Each chapter includes definition of key terms, introduction of fundamental theories, several short case examples, one long new case to explain the associated theories, and recommended further reading.

Operational Risk Control with Basel II

Author: Dimitris N. Chorafas
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080473635
Format: PDF
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Operational Risk Control with Basel II, provides a sound methodology for operational risk control and focuses on management risk and ways to avoid it. The book explains why and how information technology is a major operational risk and shows how to integrate cost control in the operational risk perspective. It aslo details analytical approaches to operational risk control, to help with scorecard developments, explains the distinction between High Frequency Low Risk and Low Frequency High Risk events and provides many case studeies from banking and insurance to demonstrate the attention operational risks deserve. Assists risk professionals in preparing their institution to comply with the New Capital Adequacy Framework issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, which becomes mandatory from January 1, 2006 Readers benefit from a significantly broader viewpoint on types of operational risks, operational risks controls, and results to be expected from operational risk management - compared to what the reader may gain from books previously published on this same topic

Business Planning and Control

Author: Bruce Bowhill
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470061774
Format: PDF
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Business Planning and Control: Integrating Accounting, Strategy and People starts with an introduction to core areas of management accounting and business planning. It then explores relationships between strategy, management accounting information, and the design of control systems, taking into account the needs of both people and organizations. FEATURES: Provides an integrative approach to business planning and control Includes a specific focus on the design of planning and control systems Considers key techniques of strategic management Uses management accounting techniques for operational, managerial and strategic purposes Provides case study information to form a thematic thread throughout the text. Business Planning and Control is an indispensable text for both undergraduate and postgraduate students taking modules related to management accounting and business planning and control. Practising managers will also find this book provides an alternative to many traditional management accounting and business planning texts.

Strategic Business Planning for Accountants

Author: Dimitris N. Chorafas
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080481128
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book examines the practice of strategic business planning, including its functions, methods, tools, and the way in which they are employed. It does so in a practical way through case studies, which help in demonstrating how to innovate in order to overcome obstacles and cover new and evolving challenges. The book is divided into six parts : • part 1 focuses on the strategic plan, as master plan of the enterprise • part 2 covers the management functions whose able execution makes the difference between success and failure: forecasting, planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling • part 3 demonstrates that modern accounting rules, promoted by IFRS and US GAAP, not only assist in strategic financial planning but also provide a solid basis for management supervision and control • part 4 brings your attention the fact that costs matter. Strategic business plans that pay little or no attention to cost factors are doomed • part 5 addresses the issues associated with strategic products and markets. These range from research and development to market research, product planning, the able management of marketing functions, and sales effectiveness • part 6 concludes the book with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, and consolidations and the risks associated with an M&A policy Chief executives, operating officers, treasurers, financial officers, budget directors, accountants, auditors, product planners, marketing directors, and management accounting specialists will find this book of practical examples helpful to their decisions and to their work. * Shows the factors to consider when planning how to take your company to the next level, from identifying and making strategic choices to capital allocation and financial planning. All from a professional accountant's perspective and in their language * Full of case studies to help you relate your ideas to what other major companies have done before, including IBM, Delta Airlines, and Bloomberg - so you can learn from their success or failure * Shows why strategic cost control is good governance, why and how to account for the cost of risk and how IFRS relates to strategic accounting principles

Fundamentals of Management Control

Author: Françoise Giraud
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9782744075193
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Cet ouvrage, version anglaise de Les fondamentaux du contrôle de gestion, présente de façon structurée la démarche à suivre pour réussir le pilotage de la performance en mettant en évidence la dimension managériale.