Cases Analysis of Risk, Uncertainty and Managing Incentives

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Select a company of your choice, any company but Southwest Airlines, and write a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you:

  1. Evaluate a company’s recent (with in the last year) actions dealing with risk and uncertainty.
  2. Offer advice for improving risk management.
  3. Examine an adverse selection problem your company is facing and recommend how it should minimize its negative impact on transactions.
  4. Determine the ways your company is dealing with the moral hazard problem and suggest best practices used in the industry to deal with it.
  5. Identify a principal-agent problem in your company and evaluate the tools it uses to align incentives and improve profitability.
  6. Examine the organizational structure of your company and suggests ways it can be changed to improve the overall profitability.
  7. Use at least five (5) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: One of your references regarding your should have been published within the last 6 months. Note: Wikipedia does not qualify as an academic resource.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

  • Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
  • Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

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Case Study 2: Cases Analysis of Risk, Uncertainty and Managing Incentives
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Case Study 2: Cases Analysis of Risk, Uncertainty and Managing Incentives
Recent research indicates that the company’s loss in issues that are income-related has
increased while risk management has declined. This means that most businesses today are unable
to anticipate and also respond to the threats facing them. Technological advancement has played
a key role in shaping the risks businesses are facing today. Social media, in particular, is a topranked risk that has contributed to damaging organization reputation and brand name.
Cybercrime is another risk that businesses have been unable to avert. Political uncertainty is also
on the top list risks as politically stable developed countries are turning out to be the new source
of uncertainty and volatility for companies. The top seven risks faced by most businesses in 2018
were an economic slowdown, political risk, regulatory changes, volatile financial markets,
failing to achieve organic growth, cyber threat and failing to attract top talent and retaining them.
This study paper analysis risk, uncertainty and managing incentives.

Example of a company that dealt with risk and uncertainty

In the recent past two companies have hit the news for all the wrong reasons that is
Twitter and Paypal. The two companies have been losing top talents since 2017. According to
business insider between 2017 and 2018 twitter lost 36% of its top talent. Paypal, on the other
hand, lost 44% during the same period. To retain the top talent, the two companies have
introduced aimed at attracting top talent and retaining them. Employees of Twitter and Paypal



now have a comprehensive and competitive benefit program. Paypal in particular in addition to
financial benefits, wellness and core he...

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Tutor went the extra mile to help me with this essay. Citations were a bit shaky but I appreciated how well he handled APA styles and how ok he was to change them even though I didnt specify. Got a B+ which is believable and acceptable.

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