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Risk Management

  • Business Espionageby Bruce Wimmer

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 59.95

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  • 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$ 14.31

    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...

  • Governing Riskby Mark Hardy

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Drawing on Foucault's later work on governmentality, this book traces the effects of 'the rise of risk' on contemporary social work practice. Focusing on two 'domains' of practice ? mental health social work and probation work ? it analyses the ways in which risk thinking has affected social work's aims and objectives, methods and approaches. more...

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

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 15.74

    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...