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Risk Management in Projects by Martin Loosemore
Book DescriptionProject managers in construction and civil engineering need to base their decisions on realistic information about risk and public perceptions of risk. This second edition of the original practical and straightforward text retains the easy-to-read format, but has been expanded to encompass the entire risk management process and to give a fuller presentation of how risk is generally perceived. Two new chapters cover risk identification and risk response, and the chapters on risk analysis have been completely reorganized. There is also greater emphasis on the theory behind the principles, and an expanded bibliography is given to guide an exploration of the subject in greater detail. The book demystifies risk management by presenting the subject in simple and practical terms, free of technical jargon, and case studies are used extensively to enliven the text and to illustrate the concepts discussed.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415260565
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Nov-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Martin Loosemore
Martin Loosemore is 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 Raftery is Professor, Dean of the School of the Built Environment and Pro-Vice Chancellor (External Affairs), Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK. He has published many articles and books in the areas of risk management and construction economics and recently co-edited The Construction Sector in the Asian Economies. Charlie Reilly is Deputy Managing Director, Multiplex Facilities Management Limited and a Chartered Professional Engineer. Dave Higgon is the Employee Relations Manager for Multiplex Constructions NSW. He has over 30 years experience in the building and construction industry including time spent as a subcontractor, trade union organiser and safety manager .
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