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Risk Management for the Future - Theory and Cases

Edited by Jan Emblemsvag, ISBN 978-953-51-0571-8, 496 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published April 25, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1809

A large part of academic literature, business literature as well as practices in real life are resting on the assumption that uncertainty and risk does not exist. We all know that this is not true, yet, a whole variety of methods, tools and practices are not attuned to the fact that the future is uncertain and that risks are all around us. However, despite risk management entering the agenda some decades ago, it has introduced risks on its own as illustrated by the financial crisis. Here is a book that goes beyond risk management as it is today and tries to discuss what needs to be improved further. The book also offers some cases.