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Managing Project Risks

Author: Peter J Edwards; Paulo Vaz-Serra; Michael Edwards
Publisher: Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2019.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Edwards, Peter J.
Managing Project Risks.
Newark : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter J Edwards; Paulo Vaz-Serra; Michael Edwards
ISBN: 9781119489733 1119489733
OCLC Number: 1112424885
Notes: 11 Project Risk Knowledge Management
Description: 1 online resource (508 pages)
Contents: Intro; Table of Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Preface; Reference; Acknowledgements; Glossary; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 The Project Perspective; 1.3 The Project Stakeholder Perspective; 1.4 Overview of Contents; 1.5 Limitations Caveat; 2 An Overview of Risk; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Risk Definitions; 2.3 Threat and Opportunity; 2.4 Risk and Uncertainty; 2.5 The Dynamic Nature of Risk; 2.6 Psychology and Perceptions of Risk; 2.7 Risk Awareness; 2.8 Classifying Risk; 2.9 Risk Communication; 2.10 Summary; References; 3 Projects and Project Stakeholders; 3.1 Introduction 3.2 The Nature of Projects3.3 Project Objectives; 3.4 Project Phases; 3.5 The Composition of Projects; 3.6 Processes of Project Implementation; 3.7IT Project Example; 3.8 Organisational Structures for Projects; 3.9 Project Stakeholder Relationships; 3.10 Stakeholder Organisational Structures; 3.11 Modes of Organisational Management; 3.12 Project Stakeholder Decision Making; 3.13 'Risky' Projects; 3.14 Summary; References; 4 Project Risk Management Systems; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Risk Management; 4.3 Risk Management Systems; 4.4 Risk Management Standards and Guides 4.5 A Cycle of Systematic Project Risk Management4.6 Project Stages and Risk Management Workshops; 4.7 A Project Risk Register Template; 4.8 Summary; References; 5 Project Risk Contexts and Drivers; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 The Contextualising Process; 5.3 Internal Contexts as Risk Drivers; 5.4 External Contexts as Risk Drivers; 5.5 Using Contextual Information; 5.6 Summary; Reference; 6 Approach to Project Risk Identification; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Approach to Risk Identification; 6.3 Workshop Timing; 6.4 Types of Risk Identification Techniques; 6.4.8 Structural and Management Tools 6.5 SummaryReference; 7 Project Risk Identification Tools; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2Activity-Related Tools; 7.3 Analytical Tools; 7.4 Associated Representative Tools; 7.5 Matrix Tools; 7.6 Simulation and Visualisation Tools; 7.7 Speculation Tools; 7.8 Structural and Management Tools; 7.9 Risk Identification Statements; References; 8 Project Risk Analysis and Evaluation; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Qualitative Analysis; 8.3 Assessing Likelihood; 8.4 Assessing Impacts; 8.5 Evaluating Risk Severity; 8.6 Quantitative Analysis; 8.7 Risk Mapping; 8.8 Summary; References; 9 Risk Response and Treatment Options 9.1 Introduction9.2 Risk Attitudes and Appetites; 9.3 Existing Risk Controls; 9.4 Risk Response Options; 9.5 Risk Treatment Options; 9.6 Risk Mitigation Principles; 9.7 Strategic Use of ALARP ('As Low as Reasonably Practical'); 9.8 Reassessment; 9.9 Recording Decisions; 9.10 Summary; References; 10 Risk Monitoring and Control; 10.1 Introduction; 10.2 Assigning Responsibility; 10.3 Monitoring Procedures; 10.4 Control Measures; 10.5 Reporting Processes; 10.6 Dealing with New Risks; 10.7 Disaster Planning and Recovery; 10.8 Capturing Project Risk Knowledge; 10.9 Summary; References

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