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How to manage project opportunity and risk, why uncertainty management can be a much better approach than risk management, Chris Chapman and Stephen Ward

Since I wrote the Foreword for the second edition of this book, risk management processes have become much more widely used, but controversy about what should be done and how best to do it has grown. Managing risk is a risky business. Chapman and Ward provide an in-depth explanation of why it is important to understand and manage underlying uncertainty in all its forms, in order to realise opportunities more fully and enhance corporate performance. They show what best practice should look like. The implications go well beyond the conventional wisdom of project risk management, providing an enl
Table Of Contents
How to Manage Project Opportunity and Risk: Why uncertainty management can be a much better approach than risk management; Contents; Foreword to this edition by Mike Nichols; Foreword to the second edition with an update by Tony Ridley; Foreword to the first edition by Peter Wakeling; Preface and overview by the authors; Acknowledgements; Part I: Setting the scene; 1: Uncertainty in and around projects; 2: Uncertainty, risk and opportunity; 3: Key motives for uncertainty management; 4: An overview of generic process frameworks; Part II: The generic process in one key lifecycle stage
Literary Form
non fiction
3rd ed.
Rev. ed. of: Project risk management, c2003
Physical Description
1 online resource (520 p.)
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