Calculated Risk

Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty: Creating The Risk Intelligent Enterprise (repost)

Frederick Funston "Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty: Creating The Risk Intelligent Enterprise"
English | ISBN: 0470247886 | 2010 | PDF | 368 pages | 2,1 MB

A new book to help senior executives and boards get smart about risk management The ability of businesses to survive and thrive often requires unconventional thinking and calculated risk taking. The key is to make the right decisions—even under the most risky, uncertain, and turbulent conditions.

Risk, Reliability, Uncertainty, and Robustness of Water Resource Systems  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Dec. 6, 2016
Risk, Reliability, Uncertainty, and Robustness of Water Resource Systems

Risk, Reliability, Uncertainty, and Robustness of Water Resource Systems (International Hydrology Series) by Janos J. Bogardi
English | Jan. 28, 2002 | ISBN: 0521800366 | 238 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

In Risk, Reliability, Uncertainty and Robustness of Water Resources Systems, thirty-five leading scientists provide state-of-the-art reviews of topical areas of research on water resources systems, including aspects of extreme hydrological events: floods and droughts, water quantity and quality, dams, reservoirs and hydraulic structures, evaluating sustainability and climate change impacts. As well as discussing essential challenges and research directions, the book will assist in applying theoretical methods to the solution of practical problems in water resources.

High Returns from Low Risk: A Remarkable Stock Market Paradox  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at Dec. 3, 2016
High Returns from Low Risk: A Remarkable Stock Market Paradox

High Returns from Low Risk: A Remarkable Stock Market Paradox
Wiley | Finance & Investments | January 2017 | ISBN-10: 1119351057 | 168 pages | pdf | 9.44 mb

By Pim van Vliet, Jan de Koning
Realising the 'Triple Dividend of Resilience': A New Business Case for Disaster Risk Management

Realising the 'Triple Dividend of Resilience': A New Business Case for Disaster Risk Management
Springer | Economics | December 29, 2016 | ISBN-10: 3319406930 | 176 pages | pdf | 3.23 mb

Editors: Surminski, Swenja, Tanner, Thomas (Eds.)
Brings together different disciplines, and offers assessment from a variety of angles and at various scales, supported by a set of country case studies to provide empirical examples, and identify knowledge gaps
Extends the resilience dividend concept by specifically focussing on those aspects that are generally not accounted for and not considered when making investment decisions
Written by leading academics, but for a broader audience, focusing on advice and guidance for decision-makers, while venturing into a new research territory
Power Grid Operation in a Market Environment: Economic Efficiency and Risk Mitigation

Power Grid Operation in a Market Environment: Economic Efficiency and Risk Mitigation (IEEE Press Series on Power Engineering) by Hong Chen
2016 | ISBN: 1118984544 | English | 288 pages | EPUB | 4 MB

Asset & Risk Management (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Willson at Nov. 30, 2016
Asset & Risk Management (repost)

Louis Esch, Robert Kieffer, Thierry Lopez, "Asset & Risk Management"
English | 2005 | ISBN: 0471491446 | 424 pages | PDF | 2.3 MB

Risk and Reliability Analysis  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at Nov. 30, 2016
Risk and Reliability Analysis

Risk and Reliability Analysis: A Handbook for Civil and Environmental Engineers by Vijay Singh
English | 30 Oct. 2007 | ISBN: 0784408912 | 800 Pages | PDF | 4 MB

When it comes to the planning, design, construction, and management of engineering systems, risk and uncertainty are unavoidable. The consideration of the risk involved in any situation, project, or plan becomes an integral part of the decision-making process.
Pesticide Toxicity to Non-target Organisms: Exposure, Toxicity and Risk Assessment Methodologies

Pesticide Toxicity to Non-target Organisms: Exposure, Toxicity and Risk Assessment Methodologies by Johnson Stanley, Gnanadhas Preetha
2016 | ISBN: 9401777500 | English | 502 pages | PDF | 6 MB

Flood Risk in the Upper Vistula Basin  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Nov. 28, 2016
Flood Risk in the Upper Vistula Basin

Flood Risk in the Upper Vistula Basin (GeoPlanet: Earth and Planetary Sciences) by Zbigniew W. Kundzewicz, Markus Stoffel, Tadeusz Niedźwiedź, Bartlomiej Wyżga
2016 | ISBN: 3319419226 | English | 418 pages | PDF | 15 MB

Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation in Practice  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Nov. 28, 2016
Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation in Practice

Ecosystem-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Adaptation in Practice (Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research) by Fabrice G. Renaud, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Marisol Estrella, Udo Nehren
2016 | ISBN: 3319436317 | English | 598 pages | PDF | 15 MB