Geopolitics and Strategic Management in the Global Economy
Издател: IGI Global, САЩ,
Water-Related Price Risks. Implications for Company Competitiveness
This chapter presents the issue of the risks associated with the increase of the price (tariffs) of water, which are, and promise to be, a growing challenge for the sustainable management of the companies. At the beginning of the chapter the term risk is operationalized and water-related risks are classified. The reasons and their specific characteristics for the raising of water prices and the objective risks they create for the companies have been identified in the main part of the chapter. This part informs the company management about the possible causes of unjustified increase in the price of the water used in their activities. Several informational and analytical solutions and guidelines for the management have been marked in the end. These can prove useful in preventing and reducing the abovementioned risks and in aiding the sustainable management of the companies.