Risk Management and Governance (Innbundet)

Concepts, Guidelines and Applications

Serie: Risk, Governance and Society 16



Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 278
Forlag: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Språk: Engelsk
Serienummer: 16
ISBN/EAN: 9783642139253
Kategori: Teknologi, transport og landbruk , Samfunnsfag , Statsvitenskap og Naturvitenskap
Omtale Risk Management and Governance
Risk is a popular topic in many sciences - in natural, medical, statistical, engineering, social, economic and legal disciplines. Yet, no single discipline can grasp the full meaning of risk. Investigating risk requires a multidisciplinary approach. The authors, coming from two very different disciplinary traditions, meet this challenge by building bridges between the engineering, the statistical and the social science perspectives. The book provides a comprehensive, accessible and concise guide to risk assessment, management and governance. A basic pillar for the book is the risk governance framework proposed by the International Risk Governance Council (IRGC). This framework offers a comprehensive means of integrating risk identification, assessment, management and communication. The authors develop and explain new insights and add substance to the various elements of the framework. The theoretical analysis is illustrated by several examples from different areas of applications.

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