Exchange Risk Management in the Modern Company - A Total Perspecitive



This report was prepared for presentation at the International Business Academy, International Meeting in Singapore in June 1984. What is reported are findings from a research project that investigates the practices of Swedish multinational companies in the area of foreign exchange management. The objective of the report is to create a better understanding of how firms cope with exchange risk. This is accomplished by relating exchange risk management to the company's total risk management and by discussing different manageriaI systems.

The exchange risk management analysis, given here, is one of the main parts of the project, called Corporate decision making under foreign exchange uncertainty, which was initiated in 1977 and which has partly been financed by funds from the Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation. The relationships between different parts of the project and references to reports from those parts can be found at the end of this publication.

Stockholm in June, 1984

Lars Oxelheim
Scandinavian Institute for Foreign Exchange Research

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