ABSTRACT

First published in 2000, Risk Management is a two volume set, comprised of the most significant and influential articles by the leading authorities in the studies of risk management. The volumes includes a full-length introduction from the editor, an internationally recognized expert, and provides an authoritative guide to the selection of essays chosen, and to the wider field itself. The collections of essays are both international and interdisciplinary in scope and provide an entry point for investigating the myriad of study within the discipline.

chapter 1|22 pages

Estimating Engineering Risk

ByBernard Crossland, P.A. Bennett, A.F. Ellis, F.R. Farmer, J. Gittus, Esq Godfrey, E.C. Hambly, T.A. Kletz, F.P. Lees

chapter 2|5 pages

Measuring Disaster Trends Part One: Some Observations on the Bradford Fatality Scale

ByT. Horlick-Jones, G. Peters

chapter 3|5 pages

Measuring Disaster Trends Part Two: Statistics and Underlying Processes

ByT. Horiick-Jones, J. Fortune, G. Peters

chapter 4|14 pages

Financial Distress Prediction Models: A Review of Their Usefulness 1

ByKevin Keasey, Robert Watson

chapter 5|22 pages

Early-Warning-Signals Management: A Lesson from the Barings Crisis

ByZachary Sheaffer, Bill Richardson, Zehava Rosenblatt

chapter 6|24 pages

Toward a systemic crisis management strategy: learning from the best examples in the US, Canada and France

ByThierry C. Pauchant, Ian I. Mitroff, Patrick Lagadec

chapter 13|5 pages

Technical analysis of IIASA energy scenarios

ByBill Keepin, Brian Wynne

chapter 14|12 pages

From crisis prone to crisis prepared: a framework for crisis management

ByChristine M. Pearson, Ian I. Mitroff

chapter 16|15 pages

Operationalising the Theory of Cultural Complexity:

A Practical Approach to Risk Perceptions and Workplace Behaviours
ByGerald Mars, Steve Frosdick

chapter 17|15 pages

Managing Risk in Advanced Manufacturing Technology

ByMichael P. Hottenstein, James W. Dean

chapter 18|21 pages

The Culture of High Reliability: Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment Aboard Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carriers

ByH. Roberts Karlene, M. Rousseau Denise, Todd R. La porte

chapter 19|8 pages

Company Failure or Company Health?—Techniques for Measuring Company Health

ByJohn Robertson, Roger W. Mills

chapter 20|14 pages

Corporate Risk Management

Edited ByGerald Mars, David Weir

chapter 22|40 pages

The Human Side of the Banks' Credit Management of Small Firms - A Cognitive Approach to Corporate Evaluation

ByKatarina Svensson Kling, Michael J. Driver, Rikard Larsson

chapter 23|24 pages

Management of Bank Loans to Small Firms in a Market with Asymmetric Information

- An Integrated Concept
ByKatarina Svensson, Per-Ola Ulvenblad

chapter 24|11 pages

Prevention is Better than Cure

ByMichael Regester

chapter 25|11 pages

The man-machine interface and its impact on shipping safety

ByAlexander Goulielmos, Ernestos Tzannatos

chapter 27|3 pages

The Development of a Safety Culture

ByBarry A Turner

chapter 29|20 pages

Redefining the Issues of Risk and Public Acceptance

The Social viability of technology
ByBrian Wynne

chapter 32|11 pages

Organizations and Systematic Distortion of Information

ByA. David, M. Asce

chapter 33|10 pages

Safety Culture, Corporate Culture

Organizational Transformation and the Commitment to Safety
ByHeather Höpfl

chapter 34|13 pages

The Failure of Hindsight

ByΒ. Toft

chapter 35|30 pages

Risk, uncertainty and nuclear power

ByJon Elster

chapter 36|13 pages

Crisis Management and Environmentalism: A Natural Fit

ByIan I. Mitroff