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ISO 31000:2009--Setting a new standard for risk management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20636915     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Last year saw the publication of IS0 31000:2009, a new globally accepted standard for risk management together with a new, associated vocabulary in ISO Guide 73:2009. These were developed through a consensus-driven process over four years, through seven drafts, and involving the input of hundreds of risk management professionals around the world. The new standard supports a new, simple way of thinking about risk and risk management and is intended to begin the process of resolving the many inconsistencies and ambiguities that exist between many different approaches and definitions. While most decisionmakers seem to welcome the new standard and it has so far received very good reviews, it does create challenges for those who use language and approaches that are unique to their area of work but different from the new standard and guide. The need for compromise and change is the inevitable consequence of standardization.
Authors:
Grant Purdy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1539-6924     ISO Abbreviation:  Risk Anal.     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-19     Completed Date:  2010-11-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8109978     Medline TA:  Risk Anal     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  881-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Broodleaf Capital International Pty Ltd., PO Box 1098, North Mitcham, VIC 3132, Australia. purdy@broadleaf.com.au
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Risk Management / standards*

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