The Role of Corporate Risk Managers in Country Risk Management: A Survey of Jordanian Multinational Enterprises

Adel Al Khattab
2010 International Journal of Business and Management  
The recent growth in diplomatic, civil and military conflicts presents evolving challenges for international business. These risks create new sources of country risk. Country risk, in this sense, is commonly associated with the risk faced by enterprises in developed countries while conducting their business operations in developing or politically volatile countries. Few studies, however, have been carried out on the impact of country risk on enterprises from developing countries operating in
more » ... ies operating in other developing countries. This research investigates the role of the risk manager in country risk assessment (CRA) within Jordanian multinational enterprises (MNEs) by adopting a survey strategy. The methodology included questionnaires which distributed to the entire Jordanian multinational enterprises. The main finding of this research was the role of risk managers is still not being maximised, and enterprises may not be achieving optimum benefits from their risk management system.
doi:10.5539/ijbm.v6n1p274 fatcat:h2hlvnvaxra7tbhh5alu66kfne