Risk has leapt into the limelight following the recent global financial meltdown and current concern about man-induced global climatic disruption. How might we identify, prioritize and control the gravest threats to health, wellbeing and the life-support processes of the biosphere? ERM in SA guides the use of the science of uncertainty to safeguard our environment, business projects and existing infrastructure. It advocates an expeditious procedure to direct inevitably finite resources of budget, manpower and time at containing the biggest risks.
The book is for the consultant, the government official, the business manager, the student and anyone interested in the biosphere.