Genre: Risk Management

Boomerang: The Biggest Bust

With rare insight based on his first-hand commodity trading experience, Mark Douglas demonstrates why the beliefs learned to function effectively in society are often formidable psychological barriers in trading. “The Disciplined Trader” helps you join the elite few who have learned how to control their trading behaviour by developing a systematic, step-by-step approach for winning — week after week, month after month. In a comprehensive and logical manner, Mark Douglas shows you how to examine and limit your trading behaviour — how to develop the mental discipline possessed by the small minority of winners who make money consistently.Mark Douglas is […]

Genre: Financial Psychology, Risk Management

The Human Element: A Guide to Human Behaviour in the Shipping Industry

  Based on a wide range of consultations with maritime organisations, the guide was produced by organisational psychologists GS Partnership Ltd, for consortium partners UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency, BP Shipping, Teekay Marine Services, and the Standard P&I Club. Aimed at everyone in the shipping industry, the Guide explains the fundamental aspects of human behaviour, which together constitute what the commercial maritime sector calls ‘the human element’. It makes clear that the human element is neither peripheral nor optional in the pursuit of a profitable and safe shipping industry. The Guide clearly shows that managing the human element must take […]

Genre: Risk Management, Risk Psychology

The Failure of Risk Management: Why it’s Broken and How to Fix it

  An essential guide to the calibrated risk analysis approach The Failure of Risk Management takes a close look at misused and misapplied basic analysis methods and shows how some of the most popular “risk management” methods are no better than astrology! Using examples from the 2008 credit crisis, natural disasters, outsourcing to China, engineering disasters, and more, Hubbard reveals critical flaws in risk management methods–and shows how all of these problems can be fixed. The solutions involve combinations of scientifically proven and frequently used methods from nuclear power, exploratory oil, and other areas of business and government. Finally, Hubbard […]

Genre: Risk Management