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Organizational Encounters with Risk

ISBN-10: 0521846803

ISBN-13: 9780521846806

Edition: 2005

Authors: Bridget Hutter, Michael Power

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Organizational encounters with risk range from errors and anomalies to outright disasters. This collection of essays addresses the varied ways in which modern organizations understand, process and deal with risk. Contributions by leading experts on risk management illustrate the complex organizational and social dimension of risk management, reminding the readers that effective handling involves much more than the application of technique.
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Book details

List price: $113.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 284
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Bridget Hutter is Peacock Chair of Risk Management at the LSE and Director of the Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation (CARR) at the London School of Economics.

Michael Power, who died shortly before this book was published, was an honorary Senior Fellow in the School of History at the University of Liverpool.

Acknowledgements
Organizational encounters with risk: an introduction
Organizational rituals of risk and error
'Ways of seeing': understandings of risk in organisational settings
Risk and rules: the 'legalization' of medicine
Organizational responses to risk: the rise of the Chief Risk Officer
Incentives, risk and accountability in organizations
Mathematizing risk: models, arbitrage and crises
Interdependencies within an organization
Restoring reason: causal narratives and political culture
Bibliography
Index