Project Risk Management : Processes, Techniques and Insights / Edition 2

Project Risk Management : Processes, Techniques and Insights / Edition 2

by Chris Chapman, Stephen Ward
     
 

Based on sound conceptual foundations yet developed to meet practical concerns, Project Risk Management has become recognized as a standard work on its subject. It sets out the key issues and concepts involved in effective risk and uncertainty management in a clear and accessible way, providing a comprehensive discussion of risk management processes set

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Based on sound conceptual foundations yet developed to meet practical concerns, Project Risk Management has become recognized as a standard work on its subject. It sets out the key issues and concepts involved in effective risk and uncertainty management in a clear and accessible way, providing a comprehensive discussion of risk management processes set firmly in the context of the project management task as a whole and focused on improving performance. The Second Edition has been extensively revised and updated to meet the new challenges of the field, and offers methodologies and techniques that are applicable to all kinds and all sizes of project.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900470853558
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition

Table of Contents

Foreword to the first edition
Foreword to the second edition
Preface
Acknowledgements
Pt. ISetting the scene1
1Uncertainty, risk, and their management3
2The project life cycle17
3Motives for formal risk management processes33
4An overview of generic risk management processes55
Pt. IIElaborating the generic process framework77
5Define the project79
6Focus the process91
7Identify the issues105
8Structure the issues137
9Clarify ownership155
10Estimate variability169
11Evaluate overall implications203
12Harness the plans231
13Manage implementation247
Pt. IIIClosing the loop253
14Risk management initiated at different stages in the project life cycle255
15Effective and efficient risk management277
16Ownership issues: a contractor perspective323
17Organizing for risk management343
References361
Index369

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