Risk Management and Governance Concepts, Guidelines and Applications

Risk is a popular topic in many sciences - in natural, medical, statistical, engineering, social, economic and legal disciplines. Yet, no single discipline can grasp the full meaning of risk. Investigating risk requires a multidisciplinary approach. The authors, coming from two very different discip...

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Main Authors: Aven, Terje, Renn, Ortwin (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010, 2010
Edition:1st ed. 2010
Series:Risk, Governance and Society
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Concept of Risk
  • Characteristics of Risks in the Modern World
  • Risk Perspectives
  • Risk Governance: An Overview
  • Pre-assessment and Framing of Risk
  • Risk Appraisal
  • Risk Characterization and Evaluation
  • Risk Management
  • Risk Communication
  • Stakeholder and Public Involvement
  • Case Study 1: Risk Governance of Nanotechnology
  • Case Study 2: Cash Depot and Third Party Risk
  • Case Study 3: Year-Round Petroleum Activities in the Barents Sea
  • Conclusions