Effective Risk Management: Some Keys to Success

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AIAA, 2003 - Technology & Engineering - 526 pages
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This important new text defines the steps to effective risk management and helps readers create a viable risk management process and implement it on their specific project. It will also allow them to better evaluate an existing risk management process, find some of the shortfalls, and develop and implement needed enhancements.
 

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Effective Risk Management: Some Keys to Success

Contents

Risk Management Overview
21
Some Risk Management Implementation
41
Risk Management Process
51
Risk Management Process Integration
65
Risk Management the Program Life Cycle and TimeFrame
75
Cost and Benefits of Risk Management
87
Organizational Considerations and Risk Management
111
Support for Risk Management Within the Program
120
Third Hypothesis
429
Fifth Hypothesis
430
Some Characteristics of the CostPerformance Slice of the Technical Possibility Surface
431
References
433
Appendix E Changing the Definition of RiskWhy Risk It?
435
What is Risk? What is Opportunity?
436
Understanding Project Risk and Opportunity
437
Risk Management in Projects
438

Some Behavioral Issues Associated with Implementation
127
GovernmentContractor Risk Management Processes
155
Some Additional Considerations
161
Some Risk Planning Considerations
177
Some Risk Identification Considerations
187
Some Risk Analysis Considerations
201
Representation of Risk
225
Risk Analysis Methodology
237
Methodologies and Issues for Some Risk Categories
287
Application of Risk Analysis Methodology
294
Monte Carlo Simulations
320
Some Risk Handling Considerations
365
Some Risk Monitoring Considerations
389
References
399
Appendix B Current DoD Program Phases and Milestones
413
Comparison of the Microeconomic Framework
427
Are Opportunities Really Being Missed?
441
Practical Issues Opposing the Change in Definition
446
Risk Management Is for Adults
447
Conflict of Interest
448
Improving Risk Management Practice
449
Conclusion
450
References
451
Appendix F Program Structure Models
453
Grand Design Model
454
Vee Model
455
Appendix G Sample Language for Including Risk Management
457
Example Technical Risk Analysis
485
Appendix J Estimative Probability Values for Subjective
491
Appendix K Development of Ordinal Probability
515
Index
521
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