Authors:Jeanne X. Kasperson, Roger E. Kasperson,
Publisher: Earthscan Publications Ltd.
Keywords: risk, earthscan, society, globalization, series, analysis, contours, volume, social, corporations
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 2005-06
List price: $49.95
ISBN-10: 1844071758
ISBN-13: 9781844071753

We live in a ‘risk society’ where the identification, distribution and management of risks, from new technology, environmental factors or other sources are crucial to our individual and social existence.Jeanne and Roger Kasperson are two of the world’s leading and most influential analysts of the social dimensions of risk. ‘The Social Contours of Risk’ brings together in two volumes their most important contributions to this fundamental and wide-ranging field.Volume 2 centers on the analysis and management of risk in society, in international business and multinationals, and globally

Authors:Jeanne X. Kasperson, Roger E. Kasperson,
Publisher: Earthscan Publications Ltd.
Keywords: risk, social, earthscan, society, amplification, series, publics, contours, volume, communication
Number of Pages: 356
Published: 2005-05
List price: $49.95
ISBN-10: 1844070735
ISBN-13: 9781844070732

We live in a ‘risk society’ where the identification, distribution and management of risks, from new technology, environmental factors or other sources are crucial to our individual and social existence.Jeanne and Roger Kasperson are two of the world’s leading and most influential analysts of the social dimensions of risk. "The Social Contours of Risk" brings together in two volumes their most important contributions to this fundamental and wide-ranging field.Volume 1 collects their fundamental work on how risks are communicated among different publics and stakeholders, including local c

Author: Bill Kraft
Publisher: Wiley
Keywords: risk, measured, strategies, wiley, trading, low, trade, wealth, earn, profits, way
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 2008-02-04
List price: $60.00
ISBN-10: 0470129794
ISBN-13: 9780470129791

Successful trader and advisor Bill Kraft shows how to trade the financial markets in a way that limits risk and provides the potential for big profits. Kraft, who left a successful law practice to become an independent trader, explains his own educational process and how he arrived at a trading approach that primarily uses options to generate consistent income, limit risk, and participate in big market moves. In simple and down-to-earth language, Kraft explains a variety of strategies including buying and selling options; covered call writing; collars; using closed end mutual funds for income;

Authors:Robert W. Kolb, Donald Schwartz,
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Keywords: risk, university, series, management, loyola, sources, boards, managers, corporate
Number of Pages: 400
Published: 2009-08-31
List price: $94.95
ISBN-10: 1405185856
ISBN-13: 9781405185851

Corporate Boards: Managers of Risk, Sources of Risk deals with the highly timely topic of the Corporate Board and its relationship to risk, both in terms of its management and its creation. Utilizes a multi-disciplinary perspective which draws on the fields of economics, law, business ethics, and corporate social responsibilityFeatures a range of topics including the role of corporate boards in overseeing increasingly complex risk management techniques and the ethical dimensions of corporate board behavior in managing risk Of interest to students, scholars, and firm stakeholdersExplores how re

Authors:A.V. Gheorghe, Ralf Mock,
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: risk, safety, reliability, quality, topics, stakeholders, engineering, bridging, analysis, values
Number of Pages: 286
Published: 1999-03-31
List price: $229.00
ISBN-10: 0792355741
ISBN-13: 9780792355748

This volume attempts, for the first time, to link the science of risk analysis with the currently on-going movement on the use of stakeholders’ processes. It is intended to assess the current practice of risk engineering, and to address the potential interactions with stakeholders’ processes. New type models for risk screening and prioritisation at plant and regional levels are presented using fuzzy sets. The advent of integrated risk assessment Decision Support Systems in connection with stakeholders’ processes, and their interactions, are put into a practice perspec

Authors:Frédéric Bouder, David Slavin, Ragnar E. Löfstedt,
Publisher: Earthscan Publications Ltd.
Keywords: risk, society, series, earthscan, framework, new, tolerability, management
Number of Pages: 160
Published: 2007-03
List price: $136.00
ISBN-10: 184407398X
ISBN-13: 9781844073986

The book provides a historical and topical perspective on the alternative concept of Tolerability of Risk and its concrete regulatory applications. In the UK, Tolerability of Risk has been developed into a sophisticated framework particularly within the health and safety sectors. It is expected to guide decisionmakers when applying their legal obligation of keeping risks as low as practically reasonable. Could Tolerability of Risk become a wider source of inspiration across the full scope of risk analysis and management?Written by leading academics and risk practitioners from industry and gove

Authors:Donald R. Van Deventer, Kenji Imai, Mark Mesler,
Publisher: Wiley
Keywords: risk, credit, interest, rate, integrated, managements, amp, financial, management, tools, advanced, techniques
Number of Pages: 650
Published: 2004-11-10
List price: $175.00
ISBN-10: 0470821264
ISBN-13: 9780470821268

An in-depth look at financial risk managementAdvanced Financial Risk Management integrates interest rate risk, credit risk, foreign exchange risk, and capital allocation using a consistent risk management approach. It explains, in detailed, yet understandable terms, the analytics of these issues from A to Z. Written by experienced risk managers, this book bridges the gap between the idealized assumptions used for valuation and the realities that must be reflected in management actions. It covers everything from the basics of present value, forward rates, and interest rate compounding to the wi
  
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