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  • How To Make Experience Count for Something

    By Mo Tooker|November 17, 2014|English

    I talked about "snap and stick behavior" in my last blog post: how the decision making process can be wrecked by participants not taking on board the multiple perspectives available to them. I also explained the way Gen Re’s people are...

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  • Identifying Millennials’ Attitudes and Behaviors [Infographic]

    By Marissa Valente |November 11, 2014|English | Français

    Millennials are all around you and they're important to your business. Also known as Generation Y, millennials include anyone born roughly between 1980 and 2000. With 80 million members, this generation of young people is the largest in the history...

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  • 3 Ways To Combat Compression When Buying Non-Proportional Facultative

    By Oscar Edelsvärd |November 06, 2014|English

    I received a call last week from an underwriter who wanted to use non-proportional facultative on a risk where he had a need for extra capacity. He knew that it was an ideal risk for non-proportional Fac - the values were high and the PML/EML was less...

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  • How To Break the Snap and Stick Routine and Thrive in a World of Gray

    By Mo Tooker|October 23, 2014|English

    In my last blog discussing Gen Re’s work on decision biases, I shared how something called the fundamental attribution error inclines us to overweight the contribution that individual attitude and skill makes to our performance and underweight...

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  • Time To Get to Grips With ORSA

    By Janice Englesbe|October 16, 2014|English

    The effective date of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Risk Management and ORSA model Act, January 1, 2015, is getting closer. As the name suggests, the Own Risk Solvency Assessment (ORSA) is an internal process whereby...

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  • Exploring the Subconscious and Habits: This Is Insurance, Right?

    By Mo Tooker|October 09, 2014|English

    As I shared in my earlier introductory blog, Gen Re is on a journey to explore the influence of biases in the decision making process, especially where it relates to underwriting. Like you, I’m an insurance decision maker - I’m not a neuroscientist....

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