Knowl­edge Cen­tre

Ac­qui­si­tion list: New books in the Knowl­edge Cen­tre of The Malaysian In­surance In­sti­tute (MII) The listed books are the most re­cent ac­qui­si­tions by the Knowl­edge Cen­tre.


Ti­tle: Fun­da­men­tals of Risk Man­age­ment: Un­der­stand­ing, Eval­u­at­ing and Im­ple­ment­ing Ef­fec­tive Risk Man­age­ment, 2nd ed.

Au­thor: Paul Hop­kin Pub­lisher: Ko­gan Page ISBN: 9780749465391 The book ex­am­ines the key com­po­nents of risk man­age­ment and how it can be ap­plied, and ex­am­ples are pro­vided to demon­strate the ben­e­fits of risk man­age­ment to or­gan­i­sa­tions in the pub­lic and pri­vate sec­tor.

Ti­tle: Fi­nan­cial Lit­er­acy: Im­pli­ca­tions for Re­tire­ment Se­cu­rity and The Fi­nan­cial Mar­ket­place

Edi­tors: Olivia S. Mitchell and An­na­maria Lusardi Pub­lisher: Ox­ford Univer­sity Press ISBN: 9780199696819 This book ex­am­ines whether fi­nan­cial lit­er­acy causes sav­ing or vice versa, and demon­strates that fi­nan­cial ed­u­ca­tion pro­grams do in­deed en­hance fi­nan­cial de­ci­sion-mak­ing and as­set ac­cu­mu­la­tion.

Ti­tle: Prin­ci­ples of Fraud Ex­am­i­na­tion, 3rd ed.

Au­thor: Joseph T. Wells Pub­lisher: John Wi­ley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: 9780470646298 This new edi­tion features up­dated statis­tics from the ACFE’s 2010 Report to the Na­tions on Oc­cu­pa­tional Fraud and Abuse, re­flect­ing the lat­est data on per­pe­tra­tors, vic­tims, costs, and meth­ods of fraud schemes.

Ti­tle: In­ter­me­di­a­tion of In­surance and Fi­nan­cial Ser­vices in Euro­pean VAT

Au­thor: Claus Bohn Jes­persen Pub­lisher: Kluwer Law In­ter­na­tional ISBN: 9789041137326 This book deals with the ex­emp­tion for in­ter­me­di­a­tion of in­surance and fi­nan­cial ser­vices within Euro­pean VAT. This im­plies analysing the meth­ods of in­ter­pre­ta­tion ap­plied by the Court of Jus­tice of the Euro­pean Union when in­ter­pret­ing the pro­vi­sions re­gard­ing in­surance and fi­nan­cial ser­vices.

Ti­tle: Per­sonal In­jury: Quantum, Cases and Ma­te­ri­als, vol. 1 & 2 Com­piled and Edited by: An­drew Christo­pher Simon

Pub­lisher: Lex­isNexis ISBN: 9789679629613/9789679629606 The book con­tains both re­ported and un­re­ported cases on per­sonal in­jury. The cases are ob­tained from MLJ Law Re­ports, the Mal­lal’s Di­gest se­ries and un­re­ported sub­or­di­nate and su­pe­rior court de­ci­sions. It is de­signed for early set­tle­ment of claims or as­sess­ment of dam­ages dur­ing trial.

Ti­tle: Work­place Safety and Health: A Prac­ti­cal Guide

Au­thors: Soh Lip San, Sim Chee Siong, Ho Chye Hoon, Wong Tjen Wee, Tan Yu Inn Pub­lisher: Lex­isNexis ISBN: 9789812365859 This book aims to pro­vide a guide­post as well as a prac­ti­cal ap­proach for the lay­man to un­der­stand their du­ties and obli­ga­tions un­der the WSHA. This book would serve as an in­tro­duc­tion to the gen­eral body of rel­e­vant case law and rep­re­sents a con­certed ef­fort to ex­plain ba­sic con­cepts and is­sues.

Ti­tle: Busi­ness And En­vi­ron­men­tal Risks

Edi­tors: Diego A. Vazquez-Brust, Jose A. Plaza-Ubeda, Jeron­imo de Bur­gos-Jimenez, Clau­dia E. Naten­zon Pub­lisher: Springer ISBN: 9789400727410 This book sets out a mul­tidis­ci­plinary ap­proach to assess­ing both en­vi­ron­men­tal and so­cial risks in a num­ber of Ibero-Amer­i­can na­tions. It com­bines en­vi­ron­men­tal, so­cioe­co­nomic and ge­o­graphic fac­tors to con­struct a set of spa­tial and tech­ni­cal in­di­ca­tors that mea­sure the so­cial vul­ner­a­bil­ity and in­dus­trial haz­ardous­ness of a de­fined area.

Ti­tle: The So­ci­ol­ogy of Health, Ill­ness, & Health Care: A Crit­i­cal Ap­proach, 6th ed.

Au­thor: Rose Weitz Pub­lisher: Wadsworth, Cen­gage Learn­ing ISBN: 9781111828790 This book de­liv­ers a com­pre­hen­sive, cut­ting-edge over­view by Dr. Weitz to pre­vi­ously held be­liefs about health and ill­ness.

Ti­tle: In­surance Law in Ja­pan

Au­thor: Noboru Kobayashi, Yoshi­hiro Umekawa, Tamito Mikami. Shinichi Okuda Pub­lisher: Kluwer Law In­ter­na­tional ISBN: 9789041136138 The book cov­ers all es­sen­tial as­pects of the law and reg­u­la­tion gov­ern­ing in­surance poli­cies and in­stru­ments. It will be a prac­ti­cal book to de­velop and to ap­ply the laws of in­surance.

Ti­tle: The Con­veyancer’s Guide To Money Laun­der­ing And Mort­gage Fraud

Au­thor: Matthew Moore Pub­lished: Ark Group ISBN: 9781906355784 The book is packed with top tips and ad­vice, along with prac­ti­cal check­lists on in­tro­duc­tion to the leg­is­la­tor drivers: the Money Laun­der­ing Reg­u­la­tions 2007, the Pro­ceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the Ter­ror­ism Act 2000, as well as rel­e­vant pro­fes­sional and in­dus­try guid­ance which can be cir­cu­lated to staff.

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