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Mary Lane

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The aim of risk management is to ensure that effective controls are in place to mitigate identified risks. Previous chapters have identified the preliminary stages of the risk management process ... More


Control and Flexibility

Simon Domberger

in The Contracting Organization: A Strategic Guide to Outsourcing

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198774570
eISBN:
9780191596148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774575.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter, the previous two, and the next one consider the alternative means through which a contracting strategy is devised and implemented. In Ch. 7, the design of contracts and performance ... More


Risk assurance

Elizabeth Haxby

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

National Health Service (NHS) Hospital Trusts are required to have in place systems of internal control which identify and control risks to an acceptable level. This chapter discusses risk management ... More


Operational Risk Management for Hedge Funds

Claus Huber and Daniel Imfeld

in Hedge Funds: Structure, Strategies, and Performance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190607371
eISBN:
9780190607401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190607371.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on operational risk management for hedge funds. It takes a practitioner’s view of how to implement an operational risk framework as part of an enterprise-wide risk and control ... More


An Age of Risk: Politics and Economy in Early Modern Britain

Emily C. Nacol

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691165103
eISBN:
9781400883011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165103.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book shows that risk, now treated as a permanent feature of our lives, did not always govern understandings of the future. Focusing on the epistemological, political, and economic writings of ... More


The Most Important Thing Is … Controlling Risk

Howard Marks

in The Most Important Thing Illuminated: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162845
eISBN:
9780231530798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162845.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines what is needed for successful investing: controlling risk. Outstanding investors are distinguished at least as much for their ability to control risk as they are for generating ... More


The Most Important Thing Is … Controlling Risk

Howard Marks

in The Most Important Thing: Uncommon Sense for the Thoughtful Investor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153683
eISBN:
9780231527095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153683.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines an ingredient for successful investing: controlling risk. Great investors are those who take risks that are less than commensurate with the returns they earn. They may produce ... More


Cairo as Neoliberal Capital? From Walled City to Gated Communities

Eric Denis

in Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162893
eISBN:
9781617970269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162893.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The new dimension of Cairo is marked by a flight of the urban elites made more visible by the de-densification of the urban center. Within this optic, the gated communities must appear as a ... More


Risky Play and Growing Up: How to Understand the Overprotection of the Next Generation

Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair, Ellen Beate Hansen Sandseter, and David Ball

in Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037426
eISBN:
9780262344814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037426.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Much of the development of children, young people, and young adults is determined by opportunities for play and “real life” experience in their early years. This is not, as some believe, an optional ... More


Disaster risk management and its relationship to land use geographies vulnerable to water-related disasters: an analysis of the Japanese legislative system

Kanako Iuchi

in Spatial Planning and Resilience Following Disasters: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323587
eISBN:
9781447323617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323587.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Over the past several decades the Japanese government has iteratively improved institutional and legislative frameworks for risk management after major natural disasters. Recently, reducing spatial ... More


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