Essays Tagged: "Risk assessment"

Risk Assessment and Planning in IT Projects.

IntroductionThis report outlines risk management in general and considers risks within the early stages of a development lifecycle in ... ders risks within the early stages of a development lifecycle in relation to IT projects. Different Risk methods are analysed and then conclusions on risks within the early stages of a project are mad ... systems methodologies. Then criticisms of methodologies are provided in relation to the new IT era.Risk Assessment and ManagementWharton (1992) concludes that risk assessment is the articulation of r ...

(14 pages) 1285 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Investigating how the length of wire affects the resistance

Planning:Risk Assessment:* I will handle the power supply carefully.* I am going to only use ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A literature review on patient transport in Intensive Care units.

-hospital transport of critically ill patients addresses the type and incidence of adverse effects, risk factors and risk assessment. The review will explore the available information on efficiency an ... ed. A long-term deterioration of respiratory function was observed in 12% of cases. Patient-related risk indicators were found to be a high Therapeutic Intervention Severity Score, mechanical ventilat ...

(20 pages) 228 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The aim of this essay is to analyse and explain the Blackberry's launching in France.

(RIM)II. The productIII. The country :France3.1 Political3.2 Economic3.3 Social3.4 TechnicalIV. The risk assessment4.1 The technologial french market risk4.2 The legislation risk4.3 The international ... very hight.The use of Internet increases of +58,7% in terms of value and + 113,8% in volume.IV. The risk assessment4.1 The technologial french market riskProvisional figures for 2002 indicate a slow d ...

(10 pages) 185 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Risk Assessment Report for Resorts

The following is a risk assessment report which identifies the potential threats of the Resort, and the specific steps ... he industry was held earlier to discuss the issues. With the Hospitality business being in the high-risk category, it is more susceptible to public crisis, therefore it is important that we utilize th ... utilize the diverse inputs from individuals in order to be able to generate and implement efficient risk reduction policies. With that in mind, we will now look at the findings.The potential crisis ar ...

(5 pages) 235 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Risk Prediction Paper: Risk Assessment case studies of Colleen M. and Xander L

Worksheets, such as the Missouri and Washington Risk Assessments are valuable tools used by criminal justice practitioners. Moreover, Risk Assessmen ... Risk Assessment scales are used in both formal and informal capacities, to determine the potential risk or harm an individual poses to society should he or she be released from detention or custody. ... released from detention or custody. The following is an example of how the Missouri and Washington Risk Assessment worksheets can be utilized when applied in two completely different cases; it is imp ...

(6 pages) 251 1 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Safety and heath in a work place.

f everyone affected by your business. Your duties include:-Carrying out a thorough health and safetyrisk assessment-Drawing up a health and safety policy-Ensuring your workplace meets minimum standard ... ety policies and procedures in place could be an expensive mistake. The illnesses and accidents you risk as a result could bring a range of costs.In a small business, the costs can be particularly hig ...

(2 pages) 41 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Case study: Knowledge Management at American Management Systems - Knowledge Centers

........8End-State Goals...............8Alternative Solutions.........8Analysis of the Options....10Risk Assessment and Mitigation.........10Implementation..............10Conclusion................... ... will determine the direction the company will take when delivering their services to their clients.Risk Assessment and MitigationIf the company fails to resolve the issue of Knowledge management stra ...

(9 pages) 280 1 4.6 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Blood-Borne and Infectious Diseases: Hepatitis C

post testing will be the main focus of this assessment, concentrating primarily on the following:- Risk assessment: what tests are to be performed and the reason for testing- The natural history of h ... festyle- Advice on how to minimise impaired health from hepatitis C- How to reduce the transmission risk- What a positive result means in regard to: medical and psychological aspects- The reliability ...

(13 pages) 123 1 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Enterprise DBMS Implementation

llow Huffman Trucking to complete transactions. The system implementation process has many inherent risks and the project team will attempt to limit risk from known factors including budget, work forc ... dget, work force, communications, documenting, and a backup system.To minimize the impacts of these risks, the project team will be implementing a risk assessment and mitigation strategy that includes ...

(11 pages) 429 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Red Bull Inc and the Country Risk/Strategic Planning for Argentina

t into a new market entitles a great deal of preparation, extensive planning, and a large amount of risk assessment. In a perfect world, the product would be introduced, sold, and become very profitab ... present themselves with a task of this nature. The following will discuss how Red Bull analyses the risks of expanding Red Bull to the Argentina nation.Political, Legal, and Regulatory RisksAlthough n ...

(15 pages) 504 0 4.6 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

FedEx Global Business Venture

Country risk analysis is an assessment of economic and political instability for the purposes of business. G ... and political instability for the purposes of business. Global business is a complex issue. Country risk analysis involves a variety of factors to determine climate, revealing risk factors through res ... ituational judgment. Common factors considered for examination are political, legal, and regulatory risks; exchanges and repatriation of funds risks; competitive risk assessment; taxation and double t ...

(10 pages) 377 1 4.6 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Problem Solution: Global Communications

o overseas markets. This plan was authorized by the board of directors, without much information or risk assessment analysis by the CEO. Now that Global Communications is at crisis flash over, the uni ... ment must be created and maintained during a stakeholder involved strategic plan that will minimize risk and maximize profit and expansion into the global marketplace.Situation AnalysisIssue and Oppor ...

(20 pages) 290 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Rational Choice Theory, rational choice approach to crime causation,rational choice theory and deterrence theory's impact on crime prevention strategies

s (1) calculate the potential success of committing crime; (2) select their targets on the basis of risk assessment; and (3) will choose not to commit a crime if the disadvantages, such as getting cau ... ies. By implication, crime can be prevented or displaced by convincing potential criminals that the risks of violating the law exceed the benefits. The certainty and swiftness of punishment seems to d ...

(2 pages) 89 0 3.7 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Hypothesis Statement of Natural Attenuation of Hydrocarbon Vapors

lity to identify those settings where vapor transport leads to unacceptable safety and human health risks. It is also important if we are to understand the role of these processes in the natural atten ... drocarbons in the subsurface. In recent years, much effort has gone into developing screening-level risk assessment algorithms for the former (e.g. Johnson and Ettinger 1991, API 1998) as well as more ...

(5 pages) 21 0 4.5 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

International Export and Marketing Risk Assessment for the Czech Republic

Aim and Scope of StudyThe purpose of this pre-entry risk assessment is to ascertain the viability of The Czech Republic as a target for international tr ... Democrats (ED)http://www.economist.comAs the Czech Republic is an EU member there are no political risks associated with this country.Development in criminalityIn 2005 344,066 criminal offences were ... ats.czConclusionInitial analysis shows that trading within the Czech Republic is viable. Reputation risks remain low as the country has become an EU member. No evidence was found to suggest there are ...

(15 pages) 44 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

The Acquisition Machine. How Hanson turns around non-profitable organizations.

the potential of target companies before any bid is made. Other acquisition strategies include the risk assessment where Sir White will only purchase a company if he thinks that in a worst-case scena ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Global Warming The greenhouse effect, what exactly is this? The

greenhouse effect is the constant warming of the earth. Scientists fear that this warming may be a risk to humans, plants, and animals. The world warms at the accelerated rates and concentrations of ... able to absorb as much carbon dioxide from the atmosphere as they do today. Global warming risk assessment is complex because it is associated with the ozone depletion problem. Ozone depletio ...

(3 pages) 706 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Country Risk and Strategic Planning Analysis Paper

and services into a foreign market requires the business to conduct a necessary analysis of all the risks involved and create any applicable strategic plans addressing these issues. In this paper, a r ... ed to help Playa Frente successfully open and run a hotel in Mexico.Political, Legal and Regulatory Risks The political, legal and regulatory risks of opening a hotel in Mexico vary. Playa Frente's pl ...

(8 pages) 482 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Initial Risk Assessment

y plan. Kudler Fine Foods, a high-end, specialty grocer is no different. Kudler needs to assess its risk in order to create a legitimate business continuity plan. Once the initial risk assessment is c ... y to the organization's mission. The BCP includes performing a Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and a Risk Assessment (RA), which assess the potential impacts of various measures on the organization's o ...

(7 pages) 83 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers