risk-taking


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risk-taking

n
1. the practice of taking action which might have undesirable consequences
2. (Banking & Finance) the practice of taking action which might have undesirable consequences
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According to the Warwick Business School, bonus clawback at UK banks could in turn affect risk-taking abilities of banks.
Risk-taking was viewed as having a positive impact on business performance by 66 percent globally.
The students were asked about their past online risk-taking activities, their intentions to engage in future risky online behavior, and gist and verbatim representations of the risks.
Trilogy Chick Corea Trio THERE is an argument that, rather than leading to people becoming more anxious and concerned with safety, increasing age can lead to more risk-taking, a feeling of "what the hell, what have I got to lose?
Among them, 18 risk-taking teens were age- and sex-matched to a group of 18 non-risk-taking teens.
The article examines the risk-taking behavior of property-liability insurers in the presence of risk-based capital regulation.
AS Road Safety week gets under way today, shock figures from a new survey lift the lid on widespread illegal risk-taking on the road.
Most research conducted to date concerning assessment of SRBs is best described as "applied" in nature (Zvolensky, Lejuez, Stuart, & Curtin, 2001) and assesses outcomes that have direct and externally valid relevance for risk-taking behaviors.
The research found that psychopaths bear temperamental differences that make them risk seekers, spontaneous and fearless, and these characteristics allow a person to persist in risk-taking and succeed in business, the Courier Mail reported.
All risk-taking behaviours are more prevalent in older year groups, and tend to increase progressively with each successive year group.
Concerns over excessive risk-taking in corporate America have become prevalent since the global financial crisis began in 2008.
Risk-taking may then be fostered by incentive structures that focus on rewarding very good results and do not penalize bad results.