World of Risk A New Approach to Global Strategy and Leadership by Mark Haynes Daniell

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Published by World Scientific Publishing Company .

Written in English

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  • Risk assessment & analysis for business,
  • Political Science,
  • Leadership,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Strategic planning,
  • Globalization,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Terrorism,
  • Political Freedom & Security - General,
  • Risk

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9873682M
ISBN 109812387595
ISBN 109789812387592

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