High Reliability and Crisis Management

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  1. Organizing for Reliability
    Increasingly, scholars view reliability—the ability to plan for and withstand disaster—as a social construction. However, there is a tendency to evoke this concept only in the face of catastrophes, such as the British Petroleum... Learn More
    Published: 27th February 2018
    Hardback | £62.00
  2. Narratives of Crisis
    This book develops a typology of crisis narratives (accounts of blame, stories of renewal, victim narratives, heroic tales, and memorials), that provide an organizing framework for analyzing crises and understanding how competing... Learn More
    Published: 8th June 2016
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  3. Reliability and Risk
    Reliability and Risk introduces a landmark framework for better analyzing and managing reliability and risk across our most vital critical infrastructures—from electricity and natural gas, to telecommunications, transportation,... Learn More
    Published: 13th April 2016
    Hardback | £58.00
  4. Community at Risk
    Community at Risk examines civic response to the federal government's plans to build biodefense labs at three universities following the Anthrax attacks in 2001. Thomas D. Beamish's account affirms the importance of local political... Learn More
    Published: 6th May 2015
    Hardback | £58.00
  5. Leadership Dispatches
    Through an account of Chile's remarkable recovery after a catastrophic earthquake in 2010, this book unearths a set of leadership principles that are relevant to anyone at the helm of public or private organizations facing risk.... Learn More
    Published: 11th March 2015
    Hardback | £24.99
  6. The Social Roots of Risk
    Rather than acts of God or random acts of nature, The Social Roots of Risk argues that hazards, disasters, and crises of all sorts are produced by the social order itself—that the routine activities of institutions, organizations,... Learn More
    Published: 23rd July 2014
    Hardback | £79.00
    Paperback | £24.99
  7. Learning From the Global Financial Crisis
    This volume furnishes insights about the financial crisis and how to move beyond it from the perspectives of aesthetic management, high reliability and crisis management, and sustainability science.... Learn More
    Published: 15th February 2012
    Hardback | £54.00
  8. Swans, Swine, and Swindlers
    Swans, Swine, and Swindlers argues that we must view crises as "messes": webs of complex and dynamically interacting ill-defined and/or wicked problems, conundrums, paradoxes, puzzles, crises; their solutions; and our conscious... Learn More
    Published: 5th July 2011
    Hardback | £34.00
  9. Dirty Rotten Strategies
    Aimed at an "intellectual trade" audience, Dirty Rotten Strategies discusses how and why organizations and special interest groups of all kinds attempt to trick us into solving the wrong problems precisely.... Learn More
    Published: 13th October 2009
    Hardback | £21.99
  10. High Reliability Management
    High Reliability Management is the first book to provide an in-depth and timely look at the people who manage for high reliability—professionals who run critical systems in electricity, water, and transportation. The book tells... Learn More
    Published: 24th June 2008
    Paperback | £24.99
  11. High Reliability Management
    High Reliability Management is the first book to provide an in-depth and timely look at the people who manage for high reliability—professionals who run critical systems in electricity, water, and transportation. The book tells... Learn More
    Published: 24th June 2008
    Hardback | £84.00