Best Risk Management Books for Business Managers

In Risk Management Best Practices on February 18, 2012 by manojkulwal

Following books were highlighted as best risk management books for business managers, by members of Risk Managers LinkedIn group. To see the discussion on this topic on LinkedIn, click on this link.

Book Title


  Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk   Peter Bernstein
  Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why it Matters for Global Capitalism   George Akerlof, Robert Shiller
  Discussion of the Method: Conducting the Engineer’s Approach to Problem Solving   Billy Vaughn Koen
  Enterprise Risk Management: Today’s Leading Research and Best Practices for Tomorrow’s Executives   John Fraser, Betty Simkins
  Everything is Obvious: How Common Sense Fails   Duncan Watts
  Fantods of Risk   Felix Kloman
  Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets   Nassim Taleb
  Heuristics and Biases: The Psychology of Intuitive Judgement   Thomas Gilovich, Dale Griffin, Daniel Kahneman
  How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business   Douglas Hubbard
  Inevitable Surprises: Thinking Ahead in a Time of Turbulence   Peter Schwartz
  Irrational Exuberance   Robert Shiller
  Judgement under Uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases   Daniel Kahneman, Paul Slovic, Amos Tversky
  Management of risk: guidance for practitioners   Ruth Murray-Webster, Office of Government Commerce
  Managing Risk: Systematic Loss Prevention for Executives   Vernon Grose
  Market Mind Games: A Radical Psychology of Investing, Trading and Risk   Denise Shull
  Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game   Michael Lewis
  Mumpsimus Revisited: Essays on Risk Management   Felix Kloman
  Nudge: Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth and Happiness   Richard Thaler, Cass Sunstein
  Object-oriented Quality and Risk Management   Peter Van Nederpelt
  Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions   Dan Ariely
  Proactive Risk Management: Controlling Uncertainty in Product Development   Preston Smith, Guy Merritt
  Retaining Design Team Members. A Risk Management Approach   Robert Chapman
  Rethinking Risk: How Companies Sabotage Themselves and What They Must Do Differently   Joseph Koletar
  Risk Analysis and Security Countermeasure Selection   Thomas Norman
  Risk Management Tricks of the Trade for Project Managers and Pmi-rmp Exam Prep Guide   Rita Mulcahy
  Simple Tools and Techniques for Enterprise Risk Management   Robert Chapman
  Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty: Creating the Risk Intelligence Enterprise: Value Creation and Protection   Fredrick Funston and Stephen Wagner
  The (mis)Behaviour of Markets: A Fractal View of Risk, Ruin and Reward   Benoit Mandelbrot, Richard Hudson
  The Believing Brain   Michael Shermer
  The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable   Nasim Taleb
  The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives   Leonard Mlodinow
  The Essentials of Risk Management: The Definitive Guide for the Non-risk Professional   Michel Crouhy, Dan Galai, Robert Mark
  The Failure of Risk Management: Why it’s Broken and How to Fix it   Douglas Hubbard
  The Flaw of Averages: Why We Underestimate Risk in the Face of Uncertainty   Sam Savage, Jeff Danziger
  The Myth of the Rational Market: A History of Risk, Reward, and Delusion on Wall Street   Justin Fox
  The Perception of Risk   Paul Slovic
  The Resilient Enterprise: Overcoming Vulnerability for Competitive Advantage   Yossi Sheffi
  The Upside of Irrationality: The Unexpected Benefits of Defying Logic at Wok and at Home   Dan Ariely
  Thinking, Fast and Slow   Daniel Kahneman
  Value at Risk: The New Benchmark for Managing Financial Risk   Philippe Jorion

2 Responses to “Best Risk Management Books for Business Managers”

  1. Hi Peter – I have updated the hyperlink as per your comment above.


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