Risk Management in Projects by Martin LoosemoreRisk Management in Projects by Martin Loosemore

Risk Management in Projects

byMartin Loosemore, John Raftery, Charles Reilly

Paperback | December 16, 2005

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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 text Risk Analysis in Project Management has been expanded to encompass the entire risk management process and to provide a fuller presentation of how risk isperceived 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.
Martin Loosemoreis Professor and Associate Dean Research at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, a Chartered Surveyor, Chartered Builder and Principal of a management consultancy LRC. Martin has published numerous books and articles in the areas of risk management, crisis management and human resource management.John R...
Title:Risk Management in ProjectsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.7 inPublished:December 16, 2005Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415260566

ISBN - 13:9780415260565

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Table of Contents

1. Risk and Uncertainty in Projects  2. Risk and Opportunity  3. Risk and Opportunity Analysis  4. Perception of Risk  5. Risk Response, Crisis Management and Recovery  6. Developing and Implementing a Successful Risk and Opportunity Management System.  References.  Appendix A: Risk Management Maturity Level Checklist.  Appendix B: A Checklist of Common Risks and Opportunities in Construction Projects

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'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