Operational Risk Implications; A Case Study of Locally Incorporated European Bank

Allabasc, Nizam Shah and Ramasamy, Ravindran (2017) Operational Risk Implications; A Case Study of Locally Incorporated European Bank. In: Social Sciences Postgraduate International Seminar (SSPIS) 2017. School of Social Sciences, USM, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, pp. 417-424. ISBN 9789671544013

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    Abstract

    The purpose of this study is to examine the implication of the operational risk in the locally incorporated European Bank in Malaysia. The operational risk constitutes a small part of a bank’s risk profile which includes unpredicted measures that might possibly source the failure of the whole bank. Therefore, the bank has implemented permanent control plan methods which arise from the annual risk assessment plan. Moreover, the Permanent Control Plan for each department of the bank resulting in the process and procedure review on the risk assessment task to reduce or eliminate unwanted issues and problems arise from the process and system in the organisations. Each risk assessment activity with the permanent control plan was approved by the bank’s top level management before executed by phases in the year. There are 4 phases’ in the permanent control plan; monthly, quarterly, half yearly and yearly. In this study the researchers has looked into the half yearly control plan. The half yearly permanent control plan exercise executed by the Operational Risk Officer found non-compliance issues on a few department's work processes. As a result, a few key operational risk management implications faced by the bank with this incompliance activity. Besides that, the issues identified in this study was firm enough to address a major operational risk implication to the bank. Furthermore, there was no any action taken by the Permanent Control Manager to prevent this incompliance activity in future. As a conclusion, the results obtained from this study is necessary due to the operational loss and the reputational risks faced by the financial organization.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H1-99 Social sciences (General)
    Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Sains Kemasyarakatan (School of Social Sciences) > Social Sciences Postgraduate International Seminar (SSPIS)
    Koleksi Penganjuran Persidangan (Conferences Collection) > Social Sciences Postgraduate International Seminar (SSPIS)
    Depositing User: Puan Sukmawati Muhamad
    Date Deposited: 05 Jun 2018 14:18
    Last Modified: 05 Jun 2018 14:18
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/40698

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