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An Ounce of Preparation

Yossi Sheffi

in The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Whereas the first five chapters talk primarily of companies’ reactions to disruptions, Chapter 6 begins the discussions of more proactive preparations. These preparations include the fundamental ... More


Risk, Risk Management, and Risk Governance*

Torben Juul Andersen, Maxine Garvey, and Oliviero Roggi

in Managing Risk and Opportunity: The Governance of Strategic Risk-Taking

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199687855
eISBN:
9780191767333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687855.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter defines risk, risk governance and risk management and thus lays the cornerstone for the argument that value creating risk-taking is an essential activity in a well-governed and well ... More


Why Resilience?

Yossi Sheffi

in The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter takes a step back from specific risk management and response tactics to the problem bedeviling every risk, resilience, and business continuity manager. How can one justify investments in ... More


The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected

Yossi Sheffi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029797
eISBN:
9780262330626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029797.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book focuses on deep-tier risks, corporate social responsibility risks, cybersecurity risks, global raw material risks, long-term disruptions, business continuity planning, risk and disruption ... More


Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Using a risk management framework, the book discusses the landscape of U.S. higher education and faculty employment decisions. Topics include institutional differences, challenges facing colleges and ... More


Risk, Biases, and Logical Fallacies

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

in Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The wide array of risks facing institutions of higher learning is presented. Risk is a multi-faceted concept that can be addressed through avoidance, assumption, reduction, transfer, and sharing ... More


A Framework for ICIS Risk Management

Emery Roe and Paul R. Schulman

in Reliability and Risk: The Challenge of Managing Interconnected Infrastructures

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804793933
eISBN:
9780804798624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793933.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In the book’s framework, risks follow from reliability: the standard of reliability chosen, the special skills of reliability professionals to manage the way they do (including managing the risks ... More


Chasing Virtue, Enforcing Virtue: Social Justice and Conceptions of Risk in Pregnancy

Debra DeBruin, Anne Drapkin Lyerly, Joan Liaschenko, and Mary Faith Marshall

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Judgments about risk of harm raise issues of profound moral significance. This chapter criticizes prevailing assumptions about risk management in pregnancy. While bioethicists tend to focus on ... More


Risk Communication, Local Civics, and Discourse

Thomas D. Beamish

in Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804784429
eISBN:
9780804794657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784429.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Chapter 2 sets up the analysis pursued in subsequent chapters. It does so through a focus on the “risk communication” strategies deployed by local universities that sought to secure funding and ... More


Hydrodynamics and the Salinity of Delta Waters

Jay R. Lund, Ellen Hanak, William E. Fleenor, William A. Bennett, Richard E. Howitt, Jeffrey F. Mount, and Peter B. Moyle

in Comparing Futures for the Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520261976
eISBN:
9780520945371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261976.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter examines the effects of physical changes in the Delta and different water management alternatives on Delta salinity. It uses hydrodynamic modeling tools to explore the effects of ... More


Introduction

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

in Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The wide range of U.S. institutions of higher learning face a number of challenges such as the balance between faculty research, teaching, and service expectations, the high and, sometimes, ... More


Resistance to Risky Technology: When Are Our Environmental Fears Justified?

Paul B. Thompson

in Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035668
eISBN:
9780262337991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035668.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Paul B. Thompson argues that defenders and critics of novel technologies share the same fundamental assumption that technological innovation is the key source of greater efficiency in production. ... More


Inventors in Finance: An Impressionistic History of the People Who Have Made Risk Management Work

Michael Haliassos

in Financial Innovation: Too Much or Too Little?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262018296
eISBN:
9780262305495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018296.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Some of the most important events in the history of finance are those that involved innovations that democratized finance, made its tools of incentivizing and risk management accessible for broader ... More


Early Geoengineering Governance: The Oxford Principles

Clare Heyward, Steve Rayner, and Julian Savulescu

in Philosophy, Technology, and the Environment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035668
eISBN:
9780262337991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035668.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Clare Heyward, and Steve Rayner, and Julian Savulescu examine the legitimacy and social control over the research, development and eventual deployment of geo-engineering to reduce human caused ... More


Boundary Issues in Social Work: Managing Dual Relationships

Frederic G. Reamer

in Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019682
eISBN:
9780262317245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019682.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Social work literature clearly demonstrates that ethical issues related to boundaries are among the most problematic and challenging. Boundary issues involve circumstances in which social workers ... More


How Certain Boundaries and Ethics Diminish Therapeutic Effectiveness

Arnold A. Lazarus

in Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019682
eISBN:
9780262317245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019682.003.0022
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

When taken too far, certain well-intentioned ethical guidelines can become transformed into artificial boundaries that serve as destructive prohibitions and thereby undermine clinical effectiveness. ... More


2012–14 And the Aftermath of the Famine

Daniel Maxwell and Nisar Majid

in Famine in Somalia: Competing Imperatives, Collective Failures, 2011–12

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190499389
eISBN:
9780190638559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190499389.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter picks up the story after the famine was declared over, and traces subsequent developments in Somalia. These include the transition to a representative national government for Somalia, ... More


Conclusion

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

in Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The Conclusion sums up the research, explores its implications, and draws lessons for the future for both academic and policy-making communities. The implications of the research are several, ... More


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