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Risk Management

  • Exercising Agencyby Mark Mullaly

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Exercising Agency is a book about decision making. In particular, it looks in detail at how a very important type of organizational decision gets made: whether or not to initiate a project. Exercising Agency lifts the lid on many of the important behavioural factors that inform project decisions: power and politics, personality, the ‘rules’... more...

  • Risky Rewardsby Andrew Hopkins; Sarah Maslen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 59.95

    Financial incentives have long been used to try to influence professional values and practices. Recent events including the global financial crisis and the BP Texas City refinery disaster have been linked to such incentives, with commentators calling for a critical look at these systems given the catastrophic outcomes. Risky Rewards engages with this... more...

  • Risk: All That Mattersby Sue Stockdale; Clive Steeper

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; Not Available

    We are all risk takers. In life and in business, human attitudes towards risk are terrifyingly irrational. We hugely over-estimate short-term risks (standing near a cliff edge, or selling to someone who may not be credit worthy) but we under-estimate long-term risks (smoking, or acquiring a large company). This book seeks to understand risk... more...

  • Risk: All That Mattersby Sue Stockdale; Clive Steeper

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 14.19

    We are all risk takers. In life and in business, human attitudes towards risk are terrifyingly irrational. We hugely over-estimate short-term risks (standing near a cliff edge, or selling to someone who may not be credit worthy) but we under-estimate long-term risks (smoking, or acquiring a large company). This book seeks to understand risk... more...

  • Leadership for a Fractured Worldby Dean WIlliams

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 24.95

    Leaders today?whether in corporations or associations, nonprofits or nations?face massive, messy, multidimensional problems. No one person or group can possibly solve them?they require the broadest possible cooperation. But, says Harvard scholar Dean Williams, our leadership models are still essentially tribal: individuals with formal authority leading... more...

  • Leadership for a Fractured Worldby Dean WIlliams

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 24.95

    Leaders today?whether in corporations or associations, nonprofits or nations?face massive, messy, multidimensional problems. No one person or group can possibly solve them?they require the broadest possible cooperation. But, says Harvard scholar Dean Williams, our leadership models are still essentially tribal: individuals with formal authority leading... more...

  • Models of Decision-Makingby Paul Weirich

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 76.00

    This book explains and justifies efficient general methods of making decisions and will guide practical efforts to streamline rational choice. more...

  • Management in 4 Weeksby Martin Manser; Nigel Cumberland; Dr Norma Barry; Di Kamp

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 15.61

    Whatever your degree of prior knowledge, this 28-day course will put you on the path to business success. It includes four tried-and-tested bestselling titles - Introducing Management In a Week ; Managing People In a Week ; Managing Teams in a Week ; Successful Appraisals in a Week . Each day of the course is packed with proven and practical... more...

  • Management in 4 Weeksby Martin Manser; Nigel Cumberland; Dr Norma Barry; Di Kamp

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; Not Available

    Whatever your degree of prior knowledge, this 28-day course will put you on the path to business success. It includes four tried-and-tested bestselling titles - Introducing Management In a Week ; Managing People In a Week ; Managing Teams in a Week ; Successful Appraisals in a Week . Each day of the course is packed with proven and practical... more...

  • A Short Guide to Climate Change Riskby Nigel Arnell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 34.95

    Climate change poses a risk to business operations and to markets--but at the same time, it can bring opportunities for some businesses. With chapters on the nature, science and politics of climate change risk, as well as how to assess, then how to cope with it, and recommendations for incorporating climate change risks into a Company Climate Risk... more...