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Decision theory: general

Hardcover. Experts in the field provide an introduction to the multifaceted aspects of this critically important topic. Editor(s): Fouque, Jean-Pierre; Langsam, Joseph A. Num Pages: 992 pages, 25 b/w illus. 140 colour illus. 75 tables. BIC Classification: GPQD; KFFN. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 254 x 182 x 45. Weight in Grams: 1848.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
992
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107023437
ISBN
9781107023437

€ 95.01

Paperback. An explanation and defence of evidential decision theory, which emphasises the symptomatic value of options over their causal role. Num Pages: 262 pages, 2 b/w illus. 36 tables. BIC Classification: GPQ; HPK; JMR; PDA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 229 x 19. Weight in Grams: 384.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781316641545
ISBN
9781316641545

€ 27.88

Paperback. The world is becoming more hazardous as natural and social processes combine to create complex situations of increased vulnerability and risk. The common response is to develop an emergency plan, but there is little advice available to provide the means to do so. This book covers the structure, content and strategic direction of emergency plans. Num Pages: 300 pages. BIC Classification: GPQD; JFFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 158 x 233 x 26. Weight in Grams: 440.
Publisher
Dunedin Academic Press Ltd.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780460130
ISBN
9781780460130

€ 38.48

Paperback. Increasingly, patients with breast cancer are participating in the surgical and/or medical decision about their treatment. This text addresses issues relating to shared decision making and in particular those areas where a choice of treatment option involves some degree of risk/benefit analysis. Editor(s): Maslin, Anna; Powles, Trevor J. Num Pages: 282 pages, 20 figures, 7 tables. BIC Classification: GPQ; MJCL; MN; MQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 155 x 16. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
OUP Oxford Oxford
Number of pages
282
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
SKU
KNW0005277
ISBN
9780192629678

€ 17.95

Paperback. Provides insights into creating and using a tailored risk maturity model to assess the effectiveness of your organization's risk management. Num Pages: 320 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: GPQD; KJM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 158 x 234 x 18. Weight in Grams: 494.
Publisher
Kogan Page
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780749477585
ISBN
9780749477585

€ 55.09
€ 54.67

Paperback. Num Pages: 276 pages, 2 black & white illustrations, 14 black & white tables, 27 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: GPQD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 149 x 15. Weight in Grams: 430.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415735063
ISBN
9780415735063

€ 58.50

Hardcover. This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us? In a tour de force of analytic thinking, Bostrom lays a foundation for understanding the future of humanity and intelligent life. Num Pages: 352 pages, black and white line drawings and halftones. BIC Classification: GPQD; JFFR; UYQ; UYQM; UYZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 235 x 23. Weight in Grams: 672.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199678112
ISBN
9780199678112

€ 23.99
€ 18.12

Paperback. A Global Catastrophic Risk is one that has the potential to inflict serious damage to human well-being on a global scale. This book focuses on such risks arising from natural catastrophes (Earth-based or beyond), nuclear war, terrorism, biological weapons, totalitarianism, advanced nanotechnology, artificial intelligence and social collapse. Editor(s): Bostrom, Nick; Cirkovic, Milan M. Num Pages: 576 pages, Tables and figures. BIC Classification: GPQD; JFFC; PDZ; RNR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 157 x 235 x 31. Weight in Grams: 836.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
576
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199606504
ISBN
9780199606504

€ 25.53

Paperback. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: GPQ; HPL. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 246 x 172 x 11. Weight in Grams: 242.
Publisher
Constable and Robinson United Kingdom
Number of pages
118
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
4th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845283865
ISBN
9781845283865

€ 16.99
€ 13.39

Hardcover. Guides you through analysis to implementation to provide you with know-how to implement rigorous, accurate, and cost-effective security policies and designs. This book offers techniques for weighing and managing risks that face your organization. It gives insights into universal principles that can be adapted to specific situations and threats. Num Pages: 368 pages, black & white tables, figures. BIC Classification: GPQD; JFFC; KJM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 197 x 240 x 28. Weight in Grams: 878.
Publisher
Elsevier Science & Technology United Kingdom
Number of pages
368
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
4th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780123822338
ISBN
9780123822338

€ 58.37

Hardcover. Pulling together into a single framework the two separate disciplines of strategy management and risk management, this book provides a practical guide for organizations to shape and execute sustainable strategies with full understanding of how much risk they are willing to accept in pursuit of strategic goals. Num Pages: 324 pages, 83 figures, 6 black & white tables. BIC Classification: GPQD; KJC; KJM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 219 x 179 x 22. Weight in Grams: 520.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
324
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
2013th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230301320
ISBN
9780230301320

€ 55.09
€ 54.67

Paperback. Series: The Mastering Series. Num Pages: 408 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: GPQD; KJMV1; UFCE. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 239 x 169 x 22. Weight in Grams: 718.
Publisher
Pearson Education Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
408
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780273719298
ISBN
9780273719298

€ 69.40

Paperback. This latest edition of The Field Guide to Understanding 'Human Error ' will help you understand how to move beyond 'human error'; how to understand accidents; how to do better investigations; how to understand and improve your safety work. Num Pages: 192 pages, Includes 31 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: GPQD; JMJ; KNXC; LNHH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 153 x 218 x 14. Weight in Grams: 432.
Publisher
Ashgate Pub Co
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472439055
ISBN
9781472439055

€ 33.77

Paperback. Series: Routledge Masters in Public Management. Num Pages: 286 pages, 8 black & white illustrations, 11 black & white tables, 8 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: GPQD; JPP; KJC; KNV. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 156 x 234 x 13. Weight in Grams: 432.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415739696
ISBN
9780415739696

€ 64.39

Paperback. This book explores a wide range of critical areas in education, examines the basic nature of our education problems, provides a clear understanding of underperformance, and proposes reasonable and effective strategies for success. Num Pages: 438 pages. BIC Classification: JNA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 28. Weight in Grams: 748. Very good clean copy
Publisher
Hoover Institution Press,U.S. California
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1st
SKU
KEX0249939
ISBN
9780817928728

€ 10.09

Paperback. Provides a new perspective on the true nature of reputational risk and damage to organizations and traces its root causes in individual and collective human behaviour. Num Pages: 336 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: GPQD; KJMD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 159 x 235 x 20. Weight in Grams: 520.
Publisher
Kogan Page
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780749477363
ISBN
9780749477363

€ 37.99
€ 34.07

Paperback. A sportsman can catch a ball without calculating its speed or distance. A group of amateurs beat the experts at playing stock market. A man falls for right woman even though she's 'wrong' on paper. All these people succeeded by trusting their instincts - but how does it work? This title reveals the secrets of fast and effective decision-making. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: GPQ; VSP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 216.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141015910
ISBN
9780141015910

€ 13.99
€ 10.51

Paperback. Risk is a major reason that companies fail in, or fail to enter, China. Packed with case studies, this unique book demonstrates how correctly applied due diligence can not only reduce business risk in China, but also provide excellent business intelligence to support negotiations and business relationships. Series: Palgrave Pocket Consultants. Num Pages: 248 pages, 22 diagrames, 8 black & white tables, 9 black & white illustrations, 3 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPC; GPQD; KJC; KJK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 198 x 131 x 14. Weight in Grams: 276.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2014th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137433213
ISBN
9781137433213

€ 29.99
€ 26.85

Paperback. Series: Earthscan Risk in Society. Num Pages: 338 pages, 57 black & white illustrations, 28 black & white tables, 21 black & white halftones, 8 bl. BIC Classification: GPQD; MBN; TQD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 159 x 287 x 31. Weight in Grams: 520.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138125346
ISBN
9781138125346

€ 52.61

Paperback. Num Pages: 240 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: GPQ; JNC; JNK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 151 x 17. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Jossey-Bass
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780787952914
ISBN
9780787952914

€ 31.99
€ 22.84

Hardcover. This text offers a wealth of diverse, intriguing applications to show where game theory works, where it doesn't, and why. Accessible to all university students, the book conveys the power, appeal, and beauty of game-theoretic logic, emphasizing problem solving over answers. Num Pages: 592 pages. BIC Classification: GPQ; PBUD. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 257 x 212 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1374.
Publisher
Worth Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2nd ed. 2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781429239967
ISBN
9781429239967

€ 91.99

Paperback. Risk management is not just a topic for risk professionals. Managers and directors at all levels must be equipped with an understanding of risk and the tools and processes required to assess and manage it successfully. Supported by online templates, this is a guide to the practice and the benefits of good risk management. Series: Strategic Success. Num Pages: 288 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: GPQD; KJC; KJM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 161 x 20. Weight in Grams: 366.
Publisher
Kogan Page Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780749468385
ISBN
9780749468385

€ 31.99
€ 28.91

Paperback. Based on an academic crisis in Canada and England, Levin s book discusses system-wide reform efforts he implemented to combat low achievement trends and public dissatisfaction, and how others can and should emulate his successes." Num Pages: 266 pages. BIC Classification: GPQ; JNK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
Harvard Educational Publishing Group United States
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9781934742082
ISBN
9781934742082

€ 42.24

Hardcover. The Nobel Prize-winning Father of Modern Portfolio Theory provides new insights and methods to help you build a lasting portfolio Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: GPQD; KFFM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 165 x 237 x 37. Weight in Grams: 656.
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Education
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780071830096
ISBN
9780071830096

€ 52.88
€ 40.96

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