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Ways To Improve Risk Management In Complex Projects

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  • Emilia IORDACHE


    (“Constantin Brâncoveanu” University, Romania)

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    Risk is present in all human activities; it can be associated with health, security, economy or environment. The goal of risk management is to control, prevent or decrease potential damages. Technically speaking, risk management means all the activities coordinated so as to orient and monitor an organization from the risk perspective. Risk management helps formulate the most adequate decisions by taking account of uncertainties and their effects upon the accomplishment of proposed goals, and argues the need to lay down and implement coercive, preventive actions typical of the management of a company. The benefits of good risk management and also the consequences of bad management shall undoubtedly be felt by an organization’s board, employees, shareholders, customers as well as by all other entities concerned with organizational performance. Projects generally include a number of risks in common with those in business as well as certain typical ones. In complex projects, it is this very feature – complexity – which generates the need to implement risk management for the purpose to diminish, remove, and monitor the risks which can influence the development of a project.

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    Article provided by Constantin Brancoveanu University in its journal Management Strategies Journal.

    Volume (Year): 17 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 67-73

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    Handle: RePEc:brc:journl:v:17:y:2012:i:3:p:67-73
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