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  • Catastrophe Modelingby Patricia Grossi; Howard Kunreuther

    Springer 2006; US$ 119.00

    Catastrophe Modeling: A New Approach to Managing Risk is the first book that systematically analyzes how catastrophe models can be used for assessing and managing risks of extreme events. It focuses on natural disaster risk, but also discusses the management of terrorism risk. A unique feature of this book is the involvement of three leading catastrophe... more...

  • Disruption Managementby Gang Yu; Xiangtong Qi

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2004; US$ 193.00

    This pioneering book addresses the latest research findings and application results on disruption management, which is the study of how to dynamically recover a predetermined operational plan when various disruptions prevent the original plan from being executed smoothly. more...

  • Risk, Crisis and Security Managementby Edward P. Borodzicz

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2005; US$ 65.95

    This book has two aims. First, to consider how risk, crisis and security, may be linked in an organisational context. Second, to review the role of, simulation and gaming in responding to these phenomena. Historically, risk has been an established concept of academic interest for some time in both the pure and social sciences. Risk however, remains... more...

  • Developments In Gender And Management Research In Central And Eastern Europeby Beverly Dawn Metcalfe; Marianne Afanassieva

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    There is limited scholarship that has considered gender, management and organizational analysis in Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries. The restructuring of state socialism which began in the 1980s with perestroika marked the start of industrial re-organisation across post-socialist states with large scale privatisation, worker layoffs and... more...

  • Work Changes and Genderby Xavier Ramos

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00

    This e-book examines the role and impact of recent changes in the labour market for gender issues. It brings together four of the papers that resulted from the European research project ?Work Changes Gender? carried out in the last 3 years. The papers are situated at the crossroads where two strands of research and policymaking meet: recent changes... more...

  • Risk Management, Volume 32, Issue 9by Andreas Krause

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    This e-book on risk management seeks to introduce the reader to some aspects of risk management that has not received much prominence in the literature, particularly for non-financial firms. more...

  • Statistical Modeling in Finance Conference 2006by Elyas Elyasiani

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contains papers from the 2006 Statistical Modelling in Finance conference. Using the historical hurricane forecasts of Dr. William M. Gray, the editorial identifies the problem of using ?black-box? methods in catastrophe forecasting, and emphasises the value of independent peer review. more...

  • Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global Capitalismby Melissa W. Wright

    Routledge 2006; US$ 28.95

    Presents a cross-disciplinary weave of poststructuralist feminism, Marxist theory, and ethnographic accounts of women workers for multinational firms in export-processing zones. This book tells a tale of stasis followed by decay and disposability, as women enter the workforce unskilled and are forced to leave before they acquire skills. more...

  • Integrated Risk and Vulnerability Management Assisted by Decision Support Systemsby Adrian V. Gheorghe

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    Aims to bridge the gap between risk sciences and decision support tools. This collection of papers addresses questions, such as: 'do adequate tools for risk governance exist'; 'are they available to decision-makers'; and 'what are the needs of the various stakeholders (planners, regulators, industry, public) for an effective risk... more...

  • Risk Managementby Michael Frenkel; Ulrich Hommel; Markus Rudolf

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 209.00

    Experts examine the recent developments in risk management. The emphasis is on highlighting the link between the academic literature and practical issues. Ideally suited for academics and practitioners, especially finance specialists. more...