Research, Practices, and Innovations in Global Risk and Contingency Management

Research, Practices, and Innovations in Global Risk and Contingency Management

Kenneth David Strang (State University of New York, USA & APPC Research, Australia), Maximiliano E. Korstanje (University of Palermo, Argentina) and Narasimha Vajjhala (American University of Nigeria, Nigeria)
Release Date: January, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 418
ISBN13: 9781522547549|ISBN10: 1522547541|EISBN13: 9781522547556|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4754-9


Risk management is a vital concern in any organization. In order to succeed in the competitive modern business environment, the decision-making process must be effectively governed and managed.

Research, Practices, and Innovations in Global Risk and Contingency Management is a critical scholarly resource that provides an all-encompassing holistic discussion of risk management and perception, while giving readers innovations on empirical risk-contingency management research and case studies. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as contingency planning, project management, and risk mitigation, this book is geared towards academicians, practitioners, and researchers seeking current research on risk and contingency management issues.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Asset Management
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Contingency Planning
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Project Management
  • Quality Control
  • Risk Mitigation
  • Strategic Risk

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Kenneth Strang has more than 260 mostly-sole-authored scholarly publications. He is a professor at the State University of New York. He has been teaching and supervising undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students since 1997 across five disciplines: business administration, management information systems, marketing/consumer behavior, supply chain management and economics/statistics. Ken has a doctorate in project management (operations research), an MBA (strategic management), a BSBA (marketing), an AAS (IT) all with summa cum laude/honors plus he is an internationally licensed Project Management Professional (PMI, USA), a Certified Network Administrator (Novell, USA) and a Fellow Life Management Institute with distinction (LOMA, USA). Dr. Strang has lifetime grant projects valued over $7 million+, and he has won several honors including a Behavior Energy Climate Change Fellowship from the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, the Emerald Literati award and Duke of Edinborough community service medal, along with several presidential citations. He is the founder/Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Risk and Contingency Management and Associate-Editor at others.
Maximiliano Korstanje is editor in chief of International Journal of Safety and Security in Tourism (UP Argentina) and International Journal of Cyber Warfare and Terrorism (IGI-GlobalUS). Besides being Senior Researchers in the Department of Economics at University of Palermo, Argentina, he is a global affiliate of Tourism Crisis Management Institute (University of Florida US), Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies (University of Leeds), The Forge (University of Lancaster and University of Leeds UK) and The International Society for Philosopher, hosted in Sheffield UK. With more than 800 published papers and 40 books, Korstanje was awarded as Outstanding Reviewer 2012. International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment. University of Salford, UK, Outstanding Reviewer 2013. Journal of Place Management and Development. Institute of Place, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK and Reviewer Certificate of Acknowledgement 2014.International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management (IJCHM)), University of Central Florida, US. Now he co-edits almost 10 specialized journals in such themes as human rights, mobility, tourism and terrorism. Korstanje is subject to biographical records for Marquis Who`s Who in the World since 2009. He had nominated to 5 honorary doctorates for his contribution in the study of the effects of terrorism in tourism. In 2015 he was awarded as Visiting Research Fellow at School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds, UK.
Narasimha Rao Vajjhala is an Assistant Professor at the American University of Nigeria. He holds a doctorate in management in organizational leadership with specialization in information systems and technology. He has over 12 years of teaching experience. He is a senior member of Association of Computer Machinery (ACM) and is also a certified project management professional (PMP). His research interests include: Knowledge management, knowledge sharing in transition economies, cross-cultural management, technology acceptance, cloud computing, and big data.