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Risk Management i svenska kommunala bolag med balanserad styrning
2012 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

We live in a society that is changing more rapidly than it did before. The importance of identifying risks to organizations are highly relevant. The municipal business operates in a public venue where deviations from the intended can have negative consequences. The municipal companies' purpose is to serve its residents and create an attractive community, and implement pricing in line with a zero result. Should the unexpected happen, this means that the municipality, for example, have to inject more money into firms, which in turn may result in less funds for other business lines. It is very important to have operational hazard identification and risk management process. Governance of companies is through a balanced scorecard that municipality Draft. The purpose of governance is for municipality to make clear the direction they want the business to have.This brings us to our purpose which we choose to increase understanding of how companies work with the management process, identifies and manages risks and the interaction between these two factors. The information we have obtained through interviews with various actors in a municipality in Sweden. The players have worked at various levels in the municipality, we have chosen to study and this reveals how control is carried out by local government leaders down to the companies.Through our questions asked during the interviews with stakeholders, we have been able to interpret the results showing that a lack of a systematic procedure for risk identification, risk management control process and a set of issues around the balanced scorecard. Stakeholders have however highlighted a positive view of embedding risk management into their management process and expressed interest in improving out how to identify and analyze risks in operations.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 56 p.
Keyword [en]
Social Behaviour Law
Keyword [sv]
Samhälls-, beteendevetenskap, juridik, Redovisning, Ekonomistyrning, Risk Management
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-56301Local ID: d15874ec-994d-4376-a1c6-2799b36e7148OAI: diva2:1029688
Subject / course
Student thesis, at least 30 credits
Educational program
Business and Economics, master's level
Validerat; 20121106 (anonymous)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

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