Chris Ketcham is the former visiting assistant professor of risk management and insurance at the University of Houston Downtown. He has an earned a doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin. With co-editor Jean Paul Louisot, he has written two books on enterprise risk management, Enterprise Risk Management: Issues and Cases for Wiley and Sons, and the first edition of Enterprise Risk Management: Developing and Implementing for the Institutes. Currently Ketcham is teaching ERM to risk managers from all continents from an interactive online platform. He writes on risk management, social justice and ethics. He has chapters in the forthcoming Private Space Exploration: Ethics, Policy and Governance, edited by Jai Galliott.
In 1982, people in Chicago began dropping dead from cyanide poisoning, which was linked to Johnson & Johnson’s Tylenol in select drug stores. Johnson & Johnson immediately pulled all Tylenol from the shelves of all stores, not just those in Chicago. It was ultimately determined that the product had been tampered with by someone outside […]
The seizure on March 26, 2015, of the Marshall Islands-flagged Maersk Tigris cargo ship by Iranian forces off its coast at the Strait of Hormuz on a years-old dispute over containers is something that should get everyone’s attention. What is even more troubling than the seizure of a commercial vessel is that Maersk had agreed […]
State Farm, AIG and USAA have received preliminary approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to test drones for their claims and underwriting functions. On the surface, this sounds like a straightforward proposition. Drones can more quickly and easily survey damage sites after fires, tornados and hurricanes than personnel on the ground. Drones can be equipped […]