Risk Management in an Uncertain World: Strategies for Crisis Management

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Bill Sharon
Bloomsbury Academic, Mar 15, 2012 - Business & Economics - 340 pages
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Crisis management is constantly in the minds of managers and business owners, but rarely put into a structured policy integrated into general company governance. A serious event that can impact on the normal running of a business is becoming more frequent and it is not until a major negative event occurs that managers realize the importance of planning and crisis management – by which time it may be too late.

Contingency Planning and Crisis Management provides the reader with the tools by which to develop a contingency plan, identify the key areas that could be affected and manage a critical situation as optimally feasible. This book will also cover staff enrollment and participation, risk monitors, maintenance and scenario planning.

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About the author (2012)

Editor Bill Sharon has been conducting seminars, workshops, and consulting assignments in the area of risk management for the past 14 years. He has 30 years' experience in the financial services and marketing/communications industry in a variety of C-level positions and consultancies. He has been featured in numerous industry magazines (Intelligent Risk, CIO Magazine, Business Finance, and Business Credit Magazine) and has authored numerous articles. Bill holds a clinical degree, and for the first 10 years of his professional life he worked with adolescents-an experience that taught him the very difficult skill of how to listen. His website, Strategic Operational Risk Management Solutions, can be found at www.sorms.com.Other contributors include: Mark Abkowitz, Ian Bremmer, Magnus Carter, Aswath Damodaran, Graham Dawson, Daniel Diermeier, Andrew Hiles, Tim Johnson, Vinod Lall, John L. Mariotti, Duncan Martin, Thomas McKaig, Jenny Rayner, Jonathan Silberstein-Loeb, Will Spinney, Juergen Bernd Weiss, and Jon White.

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