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Looking under the Lamppost? A Research Agenda for Increasing Enterprise Risk Management’s Usefulness to Practitioners

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Enterprise risk management (ERM), a process by which organizations assess, manage and monitor risk from all sources for the corporation as a whole, has drawn increasing attention from both researchers and practitioners. We propose, however, that like the drunken person in the above anecdote, much of ERM research looks at issues somewhat distant from the reality experienced by managers. Focusing on ERM for non-financial companies, this paper explores the reasons for this distance, and lays out an agenda for future ERM research.

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Risk Management Potential Outcome Strategic Management Journal Internal Auditor Risk Management System 
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