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A review of the literature pertaining to 'perceived' risk and 'acceptable' risk and the methods used to estimate them
(Lincoln University & University of Canterbury. Centre for Resource Management, 1990-05)
The concept of an acceptable risk is an integral part of modern society. However, when we attempt to determine what an acceptable risk is in a particular situation, we have to consider questions such as 'to whom is the ...
Genetic engineering in New Zealand: science, ethics and public policy
(Centre for Resource Management, 1991-06)
Genetic engineering is rapidly being acknowledged as an emerging technology that has immense potential to improve the health, living standards, economy and environment for New Zealanders. However, some aspects of the ...
Risk communication: the implications for risk management
(Lincoln University. Centre for Resource Management., 1991-12)
This publication is part of a continuing research programme that seeks to examine aspects of risk and uncertainty with respect to environmental management. Previous reports and publications concentrated, firstly, on ...
The costs and benefits of implementing an environmental management system
(Lincoln University. Centre for Resource Management., 1994-07)
The concept of environmental management systems (EMS) has developed as a way of recognising the need for change in the way individuals and organisations manage resources. The EMS approach has derived from quality management ...
Risk as a criterion for determining environmental policy priorities
(Lincoln University. Centre for Resource Management., 1992-08)
Environmental risk issues comprise a particular subset of this research with specific additional problems resulting mainly from the amount of uncertainty that usually surrounds environmental risk issues. This uncertainty ...
Measuring perceived and acceptable risk: an application of survey approaches
(Lincoln University. Centre for Resource Management., 1991-06)
A number of different approaches to measuring perceived and acceptable risk have been developed over the past 10 years. This publication describes the pilot testing of three survey techniques each designed to look at ...
Environmental risk assessment for New Zealand: a guide for decision makers
(Lincoln University. Centre for Resource Management, 1991-07)