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Project Risk Management Processes, Techniques and Insights

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ISBN-10: 0471958042

ISBN-13: 9780471958048

Edition: 1996

Authors: Chris B. Chapman, Stephen Ward

List price: $115.00
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This book argues that risk management is a key task for project managers in any project, large or small. A general methodology is described which facilitates a systematic approach to project risk management. The aim is to provide a comprehensive discussion of project risk management set firmly in the context of the project management task as a whole, with a view to overall effective project performance.
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Book details

List price: $115.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/2/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 344
Size: 6.26" wide x 9.47" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Setting the Scene
Uncertainty, Risk, and Their Management
Implications of the Project Life Cycle
Motives for Formal Risk Management Processes
Elaborating the Generic Process
Define the Project for Risk Management Purposes: The Define Phase
Focus the Risk Management Process: The Focus Phase
Develop the Analysis Structure: The Structure Phase
Manage the Project and Its Risk: The Manage Phase
Modifying the Generic Process
The Impact of Different Project Life Cycle Positions
Alternative Points of View: A Contractor Perspective
Selecting Short Cuts
Organising for Risk Management