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Managing risk in extreme environments [electronic resource] : front-line business lessons for corporates and financial institutions / Duncan Martin.

Author/Creator:
Martin, Duncan.
Publication:
London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (192 p.)
Subjects:
Risk management.
Emergency management.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Risk management is discussed across nine extreme environments, from epidemics to nuclear meltdowns, featuring international interviews with front-line personnel The final chapters outline the author's 'seven laws' of extreme risk management
Contents:
Half Title Page; Title Page; Imprint; Contents; Preface: One winter's day in Kabul; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part 1 Case Studies; Chapter 1 Epidemic; Chapter 2 Wildfire; Chapter 3 Terrorism; Chapter 4 Extreme humanitarian aid; Chapter 5 Mountain; Chapter 6 Meltdown; Chapter 7 Extraction; Chapter 8 Flood; Chapter 9 Earthquake; Part 2 Themes; Chapter 10 Managing risk in extreme environments; Chapter 11 So what?; Chapter 12 The seven laws of extreme risk management; 'Best of' resources; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [169]-172) and index.
ISBN:
1-281-09181-2
9786611091811
0-7494-5288-9
OCLC:
435747655
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