Search results for: iso 31000

Mar
30
2014

ISO 31000: an update

For those new to ISO 31000  – Risk management – Principles and Guidelines – published by the International Standards Organization – my profoundly negative view of it can be found in earlier postings . ISO 31000 has spawned, at the moment of writing, 2.9 million Google hits. I cannot say that none of them addresses …

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Aug
01
2012

Is ISO 31000 fit for purpose?

The debate “Is ISO 31000 fit for purpose” is the headline above a debate published in the June edition of Risk Management Professional – for online version click here. The “debate” consisted of an abbreviated version of my blog – “ISO 31 000: Dr Rorschach meets Humpty Dumpty” -­‐ and a “rebuttal” by Grant Purdy, …

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May
07
2012

ISO 31000: the debate warms up

Until recently most online discussion of ISO 31000 has been confined to a friendly Linkedin site for supporters: two quotations – “I know the ISO 31000 and think it’s almost perfect” and “I think the ISO 31000 definition of risk is great” – will convey the flavor of the critical discussion to be found on …

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Feb
22
2012

ISO 31000: Dr Rorschach meets Humpty Dumpty

Much advice is proffered in cyberspace about how to manage risk: at the time of writing, tapping “risk management” into Google yielded 72 million hits. Do you sometimes (frequently?) on reading risk management guidance get to the end without a clue as to what the guide expects you, the risk manager, to actually do? I …

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Apr
04
2014

Fun-loving singles

I recently discovered (thanks Jim) that my website had acquired a sideline in the form of a service for fun-loving singles wearing not very much, and keen to get in touch with others similarly attired. Although many of the postings might be said to have had a risk theme I have decided to focus, for …

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Essays

http://www.john-adams.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2006/08/Cities-at-risk-chapter3.pdf All downloads are in PDF format, unless otherwise stated. DATE TITLE 2016 Driverless cars and the sacred cow problem, abridged version published in City Metic, 5 September 2016 2016 Risk and Culture,  published (2016) as chapter 7 in Routledge Handbook of Risk Studies 2015 Cycling and Safety: change must take root in people’s minds, World Transport: …

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