The Failure of Risk Management
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Titel: The Failure of Risk Management
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An essential guide to the calibrated risk analysis approach
The Failure of Risk Management takes a close look at misused and misapplied basic analysis methods and shows how some of the most popular "risk management" methods are no better than astrology! Using examples from the 2008 credit crisis, natural disasters, outsourcing to China, engineering disasters, and more, Hubbard reveals critical flaws in risk management methods–and shows how all of these problems can be fixed. The solutions involve combinations of scientifically proven and frequently used methods from nuclear power, exploratory oil, and other areas of business and government. Finally, Hubbard explains how new forms of collaboration across all industries and government can improve risk management in every field.
Douglas W. Hubbard (Glen Ellyn, IL) is the inventor of Applied Information Economics (AIE) and the author of Wiley's How to Measure Anything: Finding the Value of Intangibles in Business (978-0-470-11012-6), the #1 bestseller in business math on Amazon. He has applied innovative risk assessment and risk management methods in government and corporations since 1994.
"Doug Hubbard, a recognized expert among experts in the field of risk management, covers the entire spectrum of risk management in this invaluable guide. There are specific value-added take aways in each chapter that are sure to enrich all readers including IT, business management, students, and academics alike"
—Peter Julian, former chief-information officer of the New York Metro Transit Authority. President of Alliance Group consulting
"In his trademark style, Doug asks the tough questions on risk management. A must-read not only for analysts, but also for the executive who is making critical business decisions."
—Jim Franklin, VP Enterprise Performance Management and General Manager, Crystal Ball Global Business Unit, Oracle Corporation.
The Failure of Risk Management explains which risk analysis methods work, which don't, and how to tell the difference. The Failure of Risk Management discusses topics relevant to the management of any risk including: Financial Risks, Natural Disasters, Industrial Accidents, Product Safety, Technology Risks, Project Failures, Engineering Disasters, Pandemic Viruses, Computer Security, Fraud, Loss of Reputation, Litigation
Companion Web site www.howtofixriskmgt.com
YOUR BIGGEST RISK IS THAT YOUR RISK MANAGEMENT METHODS PROBABLY DON'T WORK.
THE FAILURE OF RISK MANAGEMENT
"Doug Hubbard, a recognized expert among experts in the field of risk management, covers the entire spectrum of risk management in this invaluable guide. There are specific value-added take aways in each chapter that are sure to enrich all readers including IT, business management, students, and academic alike."
—Peter Julian, former chief information officer of the New York Metro Transit Authority, President of The Alliance Group Consulting
"In his, trademark style, Doug asks the tough questions on risk management. A must-read not only for analysts, but also for the executive who is making critical business decisions."
—Jim Franklin, VP Enterprise Performance Management and General Manager, Crystal Ball Global Business Unit, Oracle Corporation
"Doug Hubbard's book should be required reading for managers and practitioners responsible for mitigating risk. If corporations and government are to regain the public trust, effective and broad-based risk management must be as natural as breathing."
—Ron Miller, FEMA CIO 2001-2002; former senior advisor, White House Homeland Security Transition Planning Office; Chairman, TeamRonMiller.com
"A seminal and timely book. The Failure of Risk Management challenges conventional wisdom and provides priceless support to decision makers navigating their company in these turbulent times."
—Dr. John F.A. Spangenberg, CEO, SeaQuation (an ING spin-off)
"Doug Hubbard really knows his stuff. He is not just an author who has learned enough about a current popular topic to write a book, but instead is a talented consultant in this area, who has learned how to write, and write well. He displays a deep real-world understanding that ranges from mathematics to everyday human behavior, a trait that is all too rare in this age of specialization."
—Prof. Sam Savage, Fellow, Judge Business School, Cambridge University; Consulting Professor, Stanford University School of Engineering
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