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Organized uncertainty : designing a world of risk management

Author: Michael Power, (Professor of Accounting)
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the mid-1990s risk management has dramatically expanded its reach and significance to become a benchmark of good governance for a wide variety of public and private organizations. This book shows that the rise of risk management has much less to do with real dangers and opportunities than with organizational accountability and legitimacy. - ;Since the mid-1990s risk management has undergone a dramatic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Power, Michael.
Organized uncertainty.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007006181
(OCoLC)87399251
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Power, (Professor of Accounting)
ISBN: 9780191531149 0191531146 0199253943 9780199253944 1281164100 9781281164100 9781429492782 1429492783 9786611164102 6611164103
OCLC Number: 171164941
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 248 pages)
Contents: Organized uncertainty : an introduction --
Turning organizations inside out : the rise of internal control --
Standardizing risk management : making up processes and people --
Putting categories to work : the invention of operational risk --
Governing reputations : the outside comes in --
Making risk auditable : legalization and organization --
Designing a world of risk management.
Responsibility: Michael Power.

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Since the mid-1990s risk management has dramatically expanded its reach and significance to become a benchmark of good governance for a wide variety of public and private organizations. This book  Read more...

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