Introduction: The Art of Prediction and the Creation of Order

  1. Dr. Romney B. Duffey BSc, PhD, FASME scientist manager speaker Principal Scientist ASME Fellow past Chair active member1 and
  2. John W. Saull CEng, FRAeS, DAE aviation regulator executive director head member chairman2

Published Online: 31 OCT 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714461.cha

Managing Risk: The Human Element

Managing Risk: The Human Element

How to Cite

Duffey, R. B. and Saull, J. W. (2008) Introduction: The Art of Prediction and the Creation of Order, in Managing Risk: The Human Element, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470714461.cha

Author Information

  1. 1

    Atomic Energy of Canada (AECL), Canada

  2. 2

    International Federation of Airworthiness (IFA), UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 OCT 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470699768

Online ISBN: 9780470714461

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Risk and Risk Management

  • Defining Risk

  • Managing Risk: Our Purpose, Plan and Goals

  • Recent Tragic Outcomes

  • Power Blackouts, Space Shuttle Losses, Concorde Crashes, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island and More …

  • How Events and Disasters Evolve in a Phased Development: The Human Element

  • Our Values at Risk: The Probable Improvement

  • Probably or Improbably Not

  • How this Book is Organised

  • References