The Resource Risk Management in Projects

Risk Management in Projects

Label
Risk Management in Projects
Title
Risk Management in Projects
Creator
Contributor
Language
eng
Summary
Project managers in construction and civil engineering need to base their decisions on realistic information about risk and public perceptions of risk. This second edition of the original practical and straightforward text retains the easy-to-read format, but has been expanded to encompass the entire risk management process and to give a fuller presentation of how risk is generally perceived. Two new chapters cover risk identification and risk response, and the chapters on risk analysis have been completely reorganized. There is also greater emphasis on the theory behind the principles, and an
Cataloging source
MERUC
Dewey number
690.0684
Index
no index present
LC call number
TH438 .R53
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Risk Management in Projects
Publication
Note
Chapter 5 Risk response, crisis management and recovery
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Risk Management in Projects; Copyright; Contents; List of tables; List of figures; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 Risk and uncertainty in projects; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Background -- A new era of risk; 1.3 Risk in the construction process; 1.4 Risk management terminology; 1.4.1 Risk; 1.4.2 Risk and uncertainty; 1.4.3 Probability and consequence; 1.4.4 Probability and imminence; 1.4.5 Risk and opportunity; 1.4.6 Objectives; 1.4.7 Responsibilities -- Voluntary and involuntary risks; 1.5 Risk management maturity; 1.5.1 Characteristics of risk-immature organisations
  • 1.5.2 Risk-mature organisations1.6 Diagnosing risk management maturity; 1.7 The increasing importance of community consultation and managing risk perceptions; 1.8 Contemporary debates in risk management; 1.8.1 Rationality and risk quantification; 1.8.2 The risks of rationality and risk quantification; 1.9 The risk and opportunity management process; 1.10 Conclusion; Chapter 2 Risk and opportunity identification; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The role of contracts in risk and opportunity identification; 2.3 Understanding your objectives; 2.3.1 Obtaining organisational commitment
  • 2.3.2 Conducting stakeholder analysis2.3.3 Consulting stakeholders; 2.3.4 Identifying and ranking stakeholder objectives; 2.3.5 Identifying key performance indicators (KPIs); 2.4 Risk identification techniques; 2.5 Proactive risk identification techniques; 2.5.1 Employing and using creative people; 2.5.2 Creativity training; 2.5.3 Organisational characteristics; 2.5.4 Idea elicitation techniques; 2.6 Reactive risk identification techniques; 2.6.1 Risk inspections; 2.6.2 Bug listing; 2.6.3 Risk review meetings; 2.6.4 Industry information; 2.6.5 Automatic sensors; 2.6.6 Incident investigations
  • 2.6.7 Performance appraisals2.7 Conclusion; 2.8 Case study -- Risk in joint ventures; 2.8.1 Project history and scope; 2.8.2 Project stakeholders; 2.8.3 Establishing a risk identification team; 2.8.4 Organisation; 2.8.5 The risk identification process; 2.8.6 Conclusion; 2.9 Case study -- Responding to a bomb threat; 2.9.1 Background; 2.9.2 Stakeholder analysis; 2.9.3 Risk identification; 2.9.4 Risk analysis; 2.9.5 Risk control; 2.9.6 Conclusion; Chapter 3 Risk and opportunity analysis; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Quantitative risk analysis; 3.2.1 Probability; 3.2.2 Expected monetary value
  • 3.2.3 Risk attitude3.2.4 Measuring risk exposure -- Quantitative risk analysis techniques; 3.2.5 Risk management software; 3.3 Quantitative versus qualitative risk analysis; 3.4 Qualitative risk analysis; 3.5 Semi-quantitative risk analysis; 3.6 Conclusion; 3.7 South China land reclamation; 3.7.1 Project scope; 3.7.2 Analysis; 3.8 A bridge over the Thames; Chapter 4 Perceptions of risk; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 The psychology on risk; 4.3 Personal and reporting bias; 4.3.1 Personal bias; 4.3.2 Reporting bias; 4.4 Eliminating personal and reporting bias; 4.5 Conclusion; 4.6 Saying what you think
Control code
ocn815974523
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (287 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134509225
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b37009990
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)815974523
  • lr37009990

Library Locations

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