306 pages | 2 Color Illus. | 60 B/W Illus.
Primer on Risk Analysis: Decision Making Under Uncertainty, Second Edition lays out the tasks of risk analysis in a straightforward, conceptual manner, tackling the question, "What is risk analysis?" Distilling the common principles of many risk dialects into serviceable definitions, it provides a foundation for the practice of risk management and decision making under uncertainty for professionals from all disciplines. New in this edition is an expanded risk management emphasis that includes an overview chapter on enterprise risk management and a chapter on decision making under uncertainty designed to help decision makers use the results of risk analysis in practical ways to improve decisions and their outcomes. This book will empower you to enter the world of risk management in your own domain of expertise by providing you with practical, insightful, useful and adaptable knowledge of risk analysis science including risk management, risk assessment, and risk communication.
This book is suitable for executives, professionals and students who seek a fundamental understanding of risk management, risk assessment, and risk communication.
A more detailed examination of this topic, suitable for practitioners from any discipline as well as students and professionals who aspire to become experts in the practice of risk analysis science, is found in Principles of Risk Analysis: Decision Making Under Uncertainty, Second Edition, ISBN: 978-1-138-47820-6.
About the Author
Chapter 1 The basics
Chapter 2 Uncertainty
Chapter 3 Risk management
Chapter 4 Risk assessment
Chapter 5 Risk communication
Chapter 6 Enterprise risk management
Chapter 7 Decision making under uncertainty