Practitioners’ Perspective on Risk

  • M. V. ShivaaniEmail author
  • P. K. Jain
  • Surendra S. Yadav
Part of the India Studies in Business and Economics book series (ISBE)


This chapter attempts to gain an insight into practitioners’ perception of risk. For the purpose, a survey was administered amongst the top finance personnel of the sample. The survey covered eight broad dimensions, namely attitude towards risk, risk identification and prioritisation, risk measurement, risk handling, risk communication, risk management authority, risk and return, evaluation of risk management practices. Further, an attempt has been made to discover linkages between this primary data and secondary data used in other chapters; these findings highlight the theory–practice gap.


Survey Questionnaire Risk management Risk governance Risk disclosures Risk–return 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. V. Shivaani
    • 1
    Email author
  • P. K. Jain
    • 2
  • Surendra S. Yadav
    • 3
  1. 1.Indian Institute of Management (IIM), VNIT CampusNagpurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Management StudiesIndian Institute of Technology DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Department of Management StudiesIndian Institute of Technology DelhiNew DelhiIndia

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