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Corporate Decision-Making with Macroeconomic Uncertainty: Performance and Risk Management

Lars Oxelheim and Clas Wihlborg


This book develops “Macroeconomic Uncertainty Strategy” (MUST) as a tool for coping with the impact of macroeconomic fluctuations on risk management, performance assessment, and strategies for value enhancement. The essential elements of a corporate strategy for managing uncertainty in the macroeconomic environment includes setting corporate objectives for risk management, measuring risk, choosing operational and financial instruments for risk management, filtering out macroeconomic influences on performance, and developing compensation schemes that enhance shareholder value when macroeconomic ... More

Keywords: macroeconomic uncertainty, performance assessment, performance filtering, accounting standards, economic exposure, executive compensation, exchange rate risk, interest rate risk, financial strategy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195335743
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335743.001.0001


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Lars Oxelheim, author
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Clas Wihlborg, author