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Risk Management in Projects - Martin Loosemore

Hardcover Published: 14th February 2006
ISBN: 9780415260558
Number Of Pages: 260

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Project managers and professionals in construction real estate, civil engineering and transport planning need to base their decisions on realistic information. For this they require a sound understanding of risk and of peoples' attitudes towards it. The focus of the second edition of John Raftery's successful textRisk Analysis in Project Management has been expanded to encompass the entire risk management process and to provide a fuller presentation of how risk is perceived by the general public. This new material is covered in two new chapters on risk identification and risk response and by a complete reorganization of the chapters on risk analysis. The style is still very straightforward and easy to read, but there is an increased attention to the theory underlying the principles, and an expanded bibliography is given to guide an exploration of the subject in greater detail. Risk management is demystified by presenting the subject in simple and practical terms, free of technicaljargon. Case studies are used extensively to illustrate the concepts discussed.

Industry Reviews

'The great value of this book is in how it can be accessed ... It is a serious piece of work and a valuable addition to work in this area.' - Building Engineer

'This text acknowledges the importance of risk management within construction, real estate, civil engineering and transport planning project management. It is also redesigned for reference so managers can base decisions on realistic information' - SciTech Book News

Risk and uncertainty in project
Risk and opportunity
Risk and opportunity analysis
Perception of risk
Risk response, crisis management and recovery
Developing and implementing a successful risk and opportunity management system References
Risk management maturity level checklist
A checklist of common risks and opportunities in construction projects
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ISBN: 9780415260558
ISBN-10: 0415260558
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 260
Published: 14th February 2006
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.88  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised