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Published: 01 September 2020

264 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780197549131

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Mastering Catastrophic Risk

How Companies Are Coping with Disruption

Howard Kunreuther and Michael Useem

  • An engaging and enlightening examination of the challenges and opportunities for companies in an increasingly turbulent and demanding environment
  • Distinctively draws on interviews with managers from a range of sectors that shed light on real-world experiences
  • Builds a systematic framework so decision makers can prepare in advance and effectively respond to catastrophic risks
  • Provides important lessons for decision makers at all levels of an organization to reduce the likelihood and curtail the costs -- human, financial, and reputational -- of large-scale disruptions

New to this Edition:

  • New preface addressing threats to business that have emerged or intensified in the past two years including COVID-19, the Wells Fargo customer account scandal, and the West Coast wildfires and hurricanes on the Atlantic

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