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The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Security in Business

Edited by: Kurt J. Engemann

Print publication date:  June  2018
Online publication date:  June  2018

Print ISBN: 9781138643109
eBook ISBN: 9781315629520
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315629520
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Book description

Aware that a single crisis event can devastate their business, managers must be prepared for the worst from an expansive array of threats. The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Security in Business comprises a professional and scholarly collection of work in this critical field. Risks come in many varieties, and there is a growing concern for organizations to respond to the challenge. Businesses can be severely impacted by natural and man-made disasters including: floods, earthquakes, tsunami, environmental threats, terrorism, supply chain risks, pandemics, and white-collar crime. An organization?s resilience is dependent not only on their own system security and infrastructure, but also on the wider infrastructure providing health and safety, utilities, transportation, and communication.

Developments in risk security and management knowledge offer a path towards resilience and recovery through effective leadership in crisis situations. The growing body of knowledge in research and methodologies is a basis for decisions to safeguard people and assets, and to ensure the survivability of an organization from a crisis. Not only can businesses become more secure through risk management, but an effective program can also facilitate innovation and afford new opportunities.

With chapters written by an international selection of leading experts, this book fills a crucial gap in our current knowledge of risk, crisis and security in business by exploring a broad spectrum of topics in the field. Edited by a globally-recognized expert on risk, this book is a vital reference for researchers, professionals and students with an interest in current scholarship in this expanding discipline.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Developments in risk security Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The evolution of risk management thinking in organizations Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Intuition and decision making for crisis situations Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Business continuity management organizations Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Knowledge in high-reliability organizations Download PDF
Chapter  6:  A retrospective account of the impacts of the 1960 Valdivia, Chile, earthquake and tsunami and the lack of business continuity planning Download PDF
Chapter  7:  What lurks beneath Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Crisis leadership Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Internal investigations of white-collar crime Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Collapse or recovery after white-collar crime Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Business resiliency considerations Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Megacities at risk Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Self-organization and its role in building disaster resilience Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Risk management in the bioeconomy Download PDF
Chapter  15:  SMEs defending their businesses from flood risk Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Security awareness in the software arena Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Information security in an ever-changing threat landscape Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Business continuity and e-business Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Using location k-anonymity models for protecting location privacy Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Accounting information systems Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Transcending beyond finance for managing foreign exchange risk Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Financial risk inherent in oil fracking Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Cause-related marketing and disaster management Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Shared sorrow is half a sorrow Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Risk management and auditing of technology incubators/ science parks Download PDF
Chapter  26:  What’s in a name? Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Leading through uncertainty Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Safety and economic activity Download PDF
Chapter  29:  The role of decision-making support systems in risk management Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Intelligent rule-based risk modeling for decision making Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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