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Author Chapman, C. B.

Title Project risk management : processes, techniques, and insights / Chris Chapman and Stephen Ward
Published Chichester ; New York : Wiley, [1997]


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Description xxii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Uncertainty, Risk, and Their Management -- Ch. 2. Implications of the Project Life Cycle -- Ch. 3. Motives for Formal Risk Management Processes -- Ch. 4. An Outline Generic Process -- Ch. 5. Define the Project for Risk Management Purposes: The Define Phase -- Ch. 6. Focus the Risk Management Process: The Focus Phase -- Ch. 7. Identify the Risks and Responses: The Identify Phase -- Ch. 8. Develop the Analysis Structure: The Structure Phase -- Ch. 9. Clarify Ownership Issues: The Ownership Phase -- Ch. 10. Estimate in Terms of Scenarios and Numbers: The Estimate Phase -- Ch. 11. Evaluate the Estimates and Their Implications: The Evaluate Phase -- Ch. 12. Plan the Project and the Management of Its Risk: The Plan Phase -- Ch. 13. Manage the Project and Its Risk: The Manage Phase -- Ch. 14. The Impact of Different Project Life Cycle Positions -- Ch. 15. Alternative Points of View: A Contractor Perspective -- Ch. 16. Selecting Short Cuts -- Ch. 17. Organising for Risk Management
Summary Risk is a key consideration for project managers in any area of endeavour. The authors show how, using a general methodology, to take a systematic approach to managing risk to increase overall project management efficiency
Notes Contents -- 1. Uncertainty, risk, and their management -- 2. Implications of the project life cycle -- 3. Motives for formal risk management processes -- 4. An outline generic process -- 5. Define the project for risk management purposes: the define phase -- 6. Focus the risk management process: the focus phase -- 7. Identify the risks and responses: the identify phase -- 8. Develop the analysis structure: the structure phase -- 9. Clarify ownership issues: the ownership phase -- 10. Estimate in terms of scenarios and numbers: the estimate phase -- 11. Evaluate the estimates and their implications: the evaluate phase --12. Plan the project and the management of its risk: the plan phase -- 13. Manage the project and its risk: the manage phase -- 14. The impact of different project life cycle positions -- 15. Alternative points of view: a contractor perspective -- 16. Selecting short cuts -- 17. Organising for risk management
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [313]-318) and index
Notes English
Subject Project management.
Risk management.
Risk Management.
Author Ward, Stephen (Stephen C.)
LC no. 96030345
ISBN 0471958042 (cloth : alk. paper)
Other Titles Project risk management : processes, techniques and insights (Ward : 1st ed.)