Organizing in the Face of Risk and Threat

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Graduate and postgraduate students in business and management schools, as well as academics teaching courses in risk management across disciplines should not be without this book. Risk management specialists will also find this book invaluable.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781848447998
  • Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Pages: 192

Table of Contents

1 Introduction : action nets Barbara Czarniawska Czarniawska, Barbara 1

2 Risk and organizing - the growth of a research field Ulla Eriksson-Zetterquist Eriksson-Zetterquist, Ulla 9

3 Marburg virus, or a story of preparedness Andreas Diedrich Diedrich, Andreas 25

4 Bird flu - threat or opportunity? Kajsa Lindberg Lindberg, Kajsa 50

5 Welfare services - an area for risk management? Lars Noren Noren, Lars 68

6 Adventure tourism : making risk safe Eva Gustavsson Gustavsson, Eva 91

7 A net of actions in the tracks of storm Gudrun David Renemark Renemark, David 117

8 The Tjorn Bridge catastrophe - on building a new bridge out of an old one Lars Walter Walter, Lars 132

9 Small time breaks Tobias Engberg Engberg, Tobias 144

10 The aesthetic threat Peter Zackariasson Zackariasson, Peter 156

11 Conclusions : plans or well-practiced improvisations? Barbara Czarniawska Czarniawska, Barbara 166

References 170

Index 177

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