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Governance and Control of Financial Systems: A Resilience Engineering Perspective

Governance and Control of Financial Systems: A Resilience Engineering Perspective

1st Edition

Gunilla Sundström, Erik Hollnagel
April 16, 2017

The recent financial crisis has made it paramount for the financial services industry to find new perspectives to look at their industry and, most importantly, to gain a better understanding of how the global financial system can be made less vulnerable and more resilient. The primary objective of...

Resilient Health Care

Resilient Health Care

1st Edition

Erik Hollnagel, Jeffrey Braithwaite
August 28, 2015

Health care is everywhere under tremendous pressure with regard to efficiency, safety, and economic viability - to say nothing of having to meet various political agendas - and has responded by eagerly adopting techniques that have been useful in other industries, such as quality management, lean...

Resilient Health Care, Volume 2: The Resilience of Everyday Clinical Work

Resilient Health Care, Volume 2: The Resilience of Everyday Clinical Work

1st Edition

Robert L. Wears, Erik Hollnagel
February 28, 2015

Health systems everywhere are expected to meet increasing public and political demands for accessible, high-quality care. Policy-makers, managers, and clinicians use their best efforts to improve efficiency, safety, quality, and economic viability. One solution has been to mimic approaches that...

Resilience Engineering in Practice, Volume 2: Becoming Resilient

Resilience Engineering in Practice, Volume 2: Becoming Resilient

1st Edition

Christopher P. Nemeth, Erik Hollnagel
November 05, 2014

This is the fifth book published within the Ashgate Studies in Resilience Engineering series. The first volume introduced resilience engineering broadly. The second and third volumes established the research foundation for the real-world applications that then were described in the fourth volume:...

Resilience Engineering in Practice: A Guidebook

Resilience Engineering in Practice: A Guidebook

1st Edition

Jean Pariès, John Wreathall, Erik Hollnagel
November 01, 2013

Resilience engineering has since 2004 attracted widespread interest from industry as well as academia. Practitioners from various fields, such as aviation and air traffic management, patient safety, off-shore exploration and production, have quickly realised the potential of resilience engineering...

Resilience Engineering Perspectives, Volume 1: Remaining Sensitive to the Possibility of Failure

Resilience Engineering Perspectives, Volume 1: Remaining Sensitive to the Possibility of Failure

1st Edition

Christopher P. Nemeth, Erik Hollnagel
June 20, 2008

In the resilience engineering approach to safety, failures and successes are seen as two different outcomes of the same underlying process, namely how people and organizations cope with complex, underspecified and therefore partly unpredictable work environments. Therefore safety can no longer be...

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