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The Resource Acceptable risk, Baruch Fischhoff [and others]

Acceptable risk, Baruch Fischhoff [and others]

Label
Acceptable risk
Title
Acceptable risk
Statement of responsibility
Baruch Fischhoff [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fischhoff, Baruch
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Risk
  • Risk management
  • Decision Making
  • Probability
Label
Acceptable risk, Baruch Fischhoff [and others]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 172-182
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of figures -- List of tables -- Preface -- How safe is safe enough? -- Definition of the acceptable-risk problem -- Acceptable risk as a decision problem -- Overview -- Summary -- Why is it so hard to resolve acceptable-risk problems? -- Five generic complexities -- Uncertainty about problem definition -- Difficulties in assessing the facts -- Difficulties in assessing values -- Uncertainties about the human element Difficulties in assessing decision quality -- Track record -- Summary -- Choosing an approach to acceptable risk: a metadecision problem -- Types of approaches -- Seven criteria for evaluating the acceptability of approaches to acceptable risk -- Summary -- Professional judgment -- How do professionals determine acceptable risk? -- Generic problems -- How adequate is professional judgment for resolving acceptable-risk questions? -- Summary -- Bootstrapping -- Methods of bootstrapping -- Generic problems -- How adequate are bootstrapping methods for resolving acceptable-risk questions? -- Summary -- Formal analysis -- Cost-benefit analysis -- Decision analysis -- Variants of cost-benefit analysis -- Decision analysis -- Generic problems -- How adequate are analytic techniques for resolving acceptable-risk problems? -- Summary -- Comparison of approaches -- Global ratings -- Choosing an approach -- Summary -- What have we learned? -- General conclusions about acceptable-risk decisions -- Summary -- Recommendations for improving acceptable-risk decision making -- Recommendations for the technical community -- Recommendations for public involvement -- Recommendations for the marketplace -- Recommendations for government -- Summary -- What do we need to learn? -- Research to reduce uncertainty about problem definition -- Research to reduce uncertainty about the facts -- Research to reduce uncertainty about values -- Research to reduce uncertainty about the human element -- Research to reduce uncertainty about decision quality -- An experimenting academe -- An experimenting society -- References -- Additional readings -- Index
Control code
7577958
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 185 pages
Isbn
9780521241649
Lccn
81009957
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)36254
Label
Acceptable risk, Baruch Fischhoff [and others]
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 172-182
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of figures -- List of tables -- Preface -- How safe is safe enough? -- Definition of the acceptable-risk problem -- Acceptable risk as a decision problem -- Overview -- Summary -- Why is it so hard to resolve acceptable-risk problems? -- Five generic complexities -- Uncertainty about problem definition -- Difficulties in assessing the facts -- Difficulties in assessing values -- Uncertainties about the human element Difficulties in assessing decision quality -- Track record -- Summary -- Choosing an approach to acceptable risk: a metadecision problem -- Types of approaches -- Seven criteria for evaluating the acceptability of approaches to acceptable risk -- Summary -- Professional judgment -- How do professionals determine acceptable risk? -- Generic problems -- How adequate is professional judgment for resolving acceptable-risk questions? -- Summary -- Bootstrapping -- Methods of bootstrapping -- Generic problems -- How adequate are bootstrapping methods for resolving acceptable-risk questions? -- Summary -- Formal analysis -- Cost-benefit analysis -- Decision analysis -- Variants of cost-benefit analysis -- Decision analysis -- Generic problems -- How adequate are analytic techniques for resolving acceptable-risk problems? -- Summary -- Comparison of approaches -- Global ratings -- Choosing an approach -- Summary -- What have we learned? -- General conclusions about acceptable-risk decisions -- Summary -- Recommendations for improving acceptable-risk decision making -- Recommendations for the technical community -- Recommendations for public involvement -- Recommendations for the marketplace -- Recommendations for government -- Summary -- What do we need to learn? -- Research to reduce uncertainty about problem definition -- Research to reduce uncertainty about the facts -- Research to reduce uncertainty about values -- Research to reduce uncertainty about the human element -- Research to reduce uncertainty about decision quality -- An experimenting academe -- An experimenting society -- References -- Additional readings -- Index
Control code
7577958
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 185 pages
Isbn
9780521241649
Lccn
81009957
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)36254

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