Risk Assessment and Decision Making in Business and Industry by Glenn Koller
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Risk Assessment and Decision Making in Business and Industry
By Glenn Koller

Risk Assessment and Decision Making in Business and Industry

A Practical Guide 2nd Revised edition

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Risk Assessment and Decision Making in Business and Industry by Glenn Koller

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Building upon the technical and organizational groundwork presented in the first edition, Risk Assessment and Decision Making in Business and Industry: A Practical Guide, Second Edition addresses the many aspects of risk/uncertainty (R/U) process implementation. This comprehensive volume covers four broad aspects of R/U: general concepts, implementation processes, technical aspects, and examples of application. Each section provides practical guidance, combining technical information with advice on how to implement R/U techniques and processes in real-world corporate environments. Following an examination of general principles involved in quantitatively assessing risks and their impact on value, the book describes the two main probabilistic measures of project value - Expected Value of Success (EVS) and the Expected Value for the Portfolio (EVP). The text clearly demonstrates how these metrics are used in individual-project and portfolio management. By presenting concepts in layman's terms and fully integrating advice related to technical and human characteristics of R/U-related corporate life, this book serves as a complete primer for professionals in any business environment. What's New in the Second Edition: * Provides guidance for implementation of R/U processes in modern corporations * Offers a crucial breakthrough by defining the terms "risk" and "uncertainty" in ways that can be applied in all aspects of science and business * Explores real-world impediments to process change and implementation * Addresses R/U from a corporate decision-maker's perspective, detailing how to employ R/U to set budgets, manage portfolios, value investments, and execute other critical tasks

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781584884774
ISBN-10: 1584884770
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Pages: 350
Imprint: Chapman & Hall/CRC
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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