Risk Management Products

  • 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 – 2016-11-01 
    Gower

  • 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 – 2016-10-22 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Banking Modern America

    Studies in regulatory history

    Edited by Jesse Stiller

    The passage of the National Currency Act of 1863 gave the United States its first uniform paper money, its first nationally chartered and supervised commercial banks, and its first modern regulatory agency: the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. The law marked a milestone in the development…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Financial History

  • Explaining Risk Analysis

    Protecting health and the environment

    By Michael R Greenberg

    Risk analysis is not a narrowly defined set of applications. Rather, it is widely used to assess and manage a plethora of hazards that threaten dire implications. However, too few people actually understand what risk analysis can help us accomplish and, even among experts, knowledge is often…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • The Unavoidable Hierarchy

    Who's who in your organization and why

    By Michael Hatfield

    The Unavoidable Hierarchy provides an analysis of why, in virtually every organization, members advance or decline in standing for reasons that have little or nothing to do with their merit. Michael Hatfield explains how this dynamic can be observed and analyzed, and insights gleaned from the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Delivering Impossible Projects Successfully

    By Susan de Sousa

    Whilst project managers are attaining ever greater numbers of industry qualifications, the failure rate of IT projects in particular rather perversely, continues to remain worryingly high. It is clear that there is something fundamentally wrong with the entire project delivery process which…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Family Multinationals

    Entrepreneurship, Governance, and Pathways to Internationalization

    Edited by Christina Lubinski, Jeffrey Fear, Paloma Fernandez Perez

    In contrast to widespread assessments that family enterprises lack sufficient resources and capabilities to go global, many family companies are competing successfully in an increasingly globalized business environment. Worldwide, a large number of thriving multinationals are still family-owned and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Why Safety Cultures Degenerate

    And How To Revive Them

    By Johan Berglund

    From Chernobyl to Fukushima, have we come full circle, where formalisation has replaced ambiguity and a decadent style of management, to the point where it is becoming counter-productive? Safety culture is a contested concept and a complex phenomenon, which has been much debated in recent years. In…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge

  • Strategy for Sustainable Competitive Advantage

    Surviving Declining Demand and China's Global Development

    By Ian Chaston

    Due to the adverse outcomes of the recent global recession and the public deficit crisis in the USA and Europe, Western companies can expect flattening or declining sales in their domestic markets. They will also face growing competition as Chinese firms seek to block the activities of foreign…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Organizational Behavior and Strategy

  • Project Performance Review

    Capturing the Value of Audit, Oversight, and Compliance for Project Success

    By Alexia Nalewaik, Anthony Mills

    Project Performance Review focuses on evaluating projects efficiently and in context, identifying important improvement opportunities and leading project and organizational management practices. It advises how these can be put in place to give stakeholders confidence in the control and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
    Gower

  • Patent Management and Valuation

    The Strategic and Geographical Dimension

    Edited by Grid Thoma

    Research on patent valuation has become increasingly important in academic and policy circles in the last few decades. In part, this is the outcome of the wide consensus that innovation is a crucial ingredient for growth at various levels. On the other hand, there has also been an overcoming of…

    Hardback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technology, Work and Organizations

  • Water Resources and Decision-Making Systems

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Kevin Parris

    Water data and information are essential to support efforts to understand, manage, allocate, utilize and protect water resources. The linkages between Water Information Systems and needs of decision makers are complex, but can be encapsulated in a Driving Force (Policy Needs) – Monitoring – Data…

    Paperback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

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