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Exploring the Concept of Risk
Author(s): Richard B. Jones
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Oct 11, 2011
Product Number: EB00062690
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118116364
Publisher: Wiley
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There are plenty of books on specialized risk topics but few that deal with the broad diversity and daily applicability of this subject. Risk applications require a robust knowledge of many attributes of this seemingly simple subject. This book teaches the reader through examples and case studies the fundamental (and subtle) aspects of risk - regardless of the specific situation. The text allows the reader to understand the concept of risk analysis while not getting too involved in the mathematics; in this method the reader can apply these techniques across a wide range of situations. The second edition includes new examples from NASA and several other industries as well as new case studies from legal databases. The many real-life discussion topics enable the reader to form an understanding of the concepts of risk and risk management and apply them to day-to-day issues.