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Why risk a crisis?

Why risk a crisis? Suggests that, for managers, crises are not attractive as they cost money, damage careers, threaten livelihoods and sometimes actually take lives. States risk is the precursor of crisis or, put another way, behind crisis lies a wrongly identified risk assessment. Looks at how the world has changed with regard to risk containment. Concludes that, even with a much superior modern application, unexpected and unpleasant, surprises remain high, opportunity‐wise. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Antidote Emerald Publishing

Why risk a crisis?

The Antidote , Volume 4 (3): 2 – Aug 1, 1999

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1999 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1363-8483
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000005433
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Abstract

Suggests that, for managers, crises are not attractive as they cost money, damage careers, threaten livelihoods and sometimes actually take lives. States risk is the precursor of crisis or, put another way, behind crisis lies a wrongly identified risk assessment. Looks at how the world has changed with regard to risk containment. Concludes that, even with a much superior modern application, unexpected and unpleasant, surprises remain high, opportunity‐wise.

Journal

The AntidoteEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 1999

Keywords: Risk; Crisis management; Crisis planning

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