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In this case study assignment, you will select a company or organization of your choice that has been dealing with risk and uncertainty within the last six months. Then you will determine solutions to organizational problems that take into account principles of risk management to improve operations and profitability.
Write a 6–8 page paper in which you:
Evaluate a selected company’s or organization’s recent (within the last six months) actions dealing with risk and uncertainty.
Recommend advice for improving risk management and provide justification for the recommendation.
Examine an adverse selection problem the company/organization is facing and recommend how it should minimize the negative impact of adverse selection on transactions.
Determine the ways the company/organization is dealing with the moral hazard problem, and suggest best practices used in the industry to deal with moral hazard.
Describe a principal-agent problem in the company/organization and evaluate the tools the company/organization uses to align incentives and improve profitability/efficiency.
Examine the organizational structure of the company/organization and suggest changes to improve the overall profitability/efficiency. Explain why those changes would result in an improvement in profitability.
Use five sources to support your writing, including one published within the last six months about the risk and uncertainty the company has faced. At least three of the sources must be quality resources. Choose sources that are credible, relevant, and appropriate. Cite each source listed on your source page at least one time within your assignment.
This course requires the use of Strayer Writing Standards (SWS). The library is your home for SWS assistance, including citations and formatting. Please refer to the Library site for all support. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
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The specific course learning outcome associated with this assignment is:
Evaluate risks and uncertainty to provide recommendations and inform decision-making for an organization.
Recommend improved risk management practices to reduce risks and uncertainty for an organization.