Managing High-Stakes Risk: Toward a New Economics for Survival by M. JablonowskiManaging High-Stakes Risk: Toward a New Economics for Survival by M. Jablonowski

Managing High-Stakes Risk: Toward a New Economics for Survival

byM. Jablonowski

Hardcover | October 9, 2009

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The threat we face from high-stakes risk has never been higher. These challenges include environmental pollution, fragile financial systems and the threat of widespread geopolitical violence. This book suggests that a return to natural risk levels - those in accordance with naturally occurring background levels - is both desirable and achievable.
MARK JABLONOWSKI has over 30 years of experience as a professional risk manager, analyst and researcher. His focus now turns from the boardroom, and the narrow interests reflected in the corporate 'bottom line', to the understanding of how risk affects all of us, as citizens of the wider natural world. Toward this end he has founded, a...
Title:Managing High-Stakes Risk: Toward a New Economics for SurvivalFormat:HardcoverDimensions:162 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:October 9, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230238270

ISBN - 13:9780230238275

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Table of Contents

Preface: Does Our Existence Matter? The Philosophy of Survival Making Decisions Under Conditions of Risk The Notion of a Naturally Risk Free Existence Where Are We Now? Planning for a Safer Future Risk Planning on a Wider Scale Is a Safer World 'Worth It'? Achieving a Viable Utopia Appendix A. The Intuitive Principles of Risk Appendix B. A Glossary of Key Concepts