Risk Management Products

  • The Gower Handbook of Extreme Risk

    Assessment, Perception and Management of Extreme Events

    By Vicki Bier

    The Gower Handbook of Extreme Events reviews approaches for assessing and managing the risk of extreme events: environmental catastrophe; engineering failure; financial or business meltdown; nuclear or other extreme terrorism. Extreme events are not only severe, but also outside the normal range of…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Managing Financial Institutions

    A sustainability approach

    By Elizabeth Cooperman

    This book goes beyond traditional financial institutions textbooks, which tend to focus on mathematical models for risk management and the technical aspects of measuring and managing risk. It focuses on the role of financial institutions in promoting social and economic goals for the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-26 
    Routledge

  • The Risk Mitigation Handbook

    Practical steps for reducing your business risks

    By Kit Sadgrove

    Disruption, over-regulation and cyber threats are typical of the major risks that management has to cope with. But until now there hasn’t been a formula to contain them. In The Risk Mitigation Handbook, Kit Sadgrove provides practical and actionable steps you can take to minimise the threats to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Accounting and Risk

    Edited by Margaret Woods, Philip Linsley

    Accounting for risk has taken on dramatically increasing importance since the onset of the global financial crisis. This comprehensive volume provides an overview of the entire field. Key themes such as corporate governance, trust, pensions, uncertainty and Islamic finance are covered by…

    Hardback – 2016-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Chinese Investment in Africa

    How African Countries Can Position Themselves to Benefit from China’s Foray into Africa

    By David N. Abdulai

    China leads the world when it comes to investment and influence on the African continent. The extent of Chinese investment in Africa is well known and much has been written about China’s foray into Africa. However, most of the available material has approached this issue by looking at China as the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-21 
    Routledge

  • Reframing Economic Policy towards Sustainability

    Explored through a case study into aviation

    By Peter McManners

    In a globalized world economy, delivering the aspirations of sustainability is proving to be difficult. Progress is held back by competing objectives within a complex interplay of factors. Finding solutions to the ‘wicked problem’ of sustainability seems to be beyond the reach of policy makers.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-14 
    Gower

  • Cost Engineering Health Check

    How Good are Those Numbers?

    By Dale Shermon, Mark Gilmour

    High quality cost estimating gives a business leader confidence to make rational financial decisions. Whether you are a business leader or a cost estimating manager, you have a vested interest in understanding whether you can depend on your organisation's ability to generate accurate cost forecasts…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10 
    Gower

  • Project Risk Governance

    Managing Uncertainty and Creating Organisational Value

    By Dieter Fink

    In Project Risk Governance, Dieter Fink breaks new ground in two ways. Firstly, he places project risk management in the context of today’s organisations in which objectives are increasingly implemented through projects to better respond to fast-changing markets. Secondly, he applies a governance…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of Strategic Foresight

    Navigating Public Policy Making

    By Tuomo Kuosa

    Embracing the theory and practice of strategic foresight and illuminating how different schools of thought regard its role in policy making, Tuomo Kuosa describes how something not traditionally considered an independent discipline, is steadily becoming one. In The Evolution of Strategic Foresight…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Innovative Thinking in Risk, Crisis, and Disaster Management

    Edited by Simon Bennett

    Risk is an enduring theme of modern life. It permeates the political, economic and environmental domains. Some risks are unavoidable. Others are not. Innovative Thinking in Risk, Crisis, and Disaster Management provides ideas and action plans for risk, crisis, and disaster management in a risk…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Inside Accounting

    The Sociology of Financial Reporting and Auditing

    By David Leung

    Based on a study covering a one-year financial reporting cycle at a commercial subsidiary of a well-known scientific research organization, Inside Accounting examines how accountants and non-accounting managers construct their company's earnings. Addressing issues in both internal management…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience

    By Michael R Greenberg

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative decline of those of working age in the US is mirrored…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

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