When to Rob a Bank: ...And 131 More Warped Suggestions and by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

By Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

In party of the tenth anniversary of the landmark e-book Freakonomics comes this curated assortment from the main readable economics web publication within the universe. It’s definitely the right answer for the thousands of readers who love all issues Freakonomics. excellent and erudite, eloquent and witty, while to Rob a financial institution demonstrates the brilliance that has made the Freakonomics men a global sensation, with greater than 7 million books offered in forty languages, and a hundred and fifty million downloads in their Freakonomics Radio podcast.

When Freakonomics was once first released, the authors all started a blog—and they’ve stored it up. The writing is extra informal, extra own, much more outlandish than of their books. In whilst to Rob a financial institution, they ask a bunch of commonly off-center questions: Why don’t flight attendants get tipped? should you have been a terrorist, how might you assault? And why does KFC continually run out of fried chicken?

Over the earlier decade, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner have released greater than 8,000 weblog posts on Freakonomics.com. lots of them, they openly admit, have been garbage. yet now they’ve undergone and picked the easiest of the simplest. You’ll realize what humans lie approximately, and why; how to lower gun deaths; why it'd be time for a intercourse tax; and, sure, whilst to rob a financial institution. (Short solution: by no means; the ROI is terrible.) You’ll additionally examine greatly approximately Levitt and Dubner’s personal quirks and passions, from playing and golfing to backgammon and the abolition of the penny.

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By Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

In party of the tenth anniversary of the landmark e-book Freakonomics comes this curated assortment from the main readable economics web publication within the universe. It’s definitely the right answer for the thousands of readers who love all issues Freakonomics. excellent and erudite, eloquent and witty, while to Rob a financial institution demonstrates the brilliance that has made the Freakonomics men a global sensation, with greater than 7 million books offered in forty languages, and a hundred and fifty million downloads in their Freakonomics Radio podcast.

When Freakonomics was once first released, the authors all started a blog—and they’ve stored it up. The writing is extra informal, extra own, much more outlandish than of their books. In whilst to Rob a financial institution, they ask a bunch of commonly off-center questions: Why don’t flight attendants get tipped? should you have been a terrorist, how might you assault? And why does KFC continually run out of fried chicken?

Over the earlier decade, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner have released greater than 8,000 weblog posts on Freakonomics.com. lots of them, they openly admit, have been garbage. yet now they’ve undergone and picked the easiest of the simplest. You’ll realize what humans lie approximately, and why; how to lower gun deaths; why it'd be time for a intercourse tax; and, sure, whilst to rob a financial institution. (Short solution: by no means; the ROI is terrible.) You’ll additionally examine greatly approximately Levitt and Dubner’s personal quirks and passions, from playing and golfing to backgammon and the abolition of the penny.

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16 Operationale Risiken und Notfallplanung: Ein Uberblick Die Aufgabe muss auf das Untemehmen einerseits und die IT-Lieferanten andererseits verteilt werden, deren unterschiedliche Funktionen in den folgenden Abschnitten behandelt werden . 1 Aus der Sicht der Geschaftsprozesse Was bedeutet Stabilitat von geschaftlichen Prozessen? I . Unter allen Umstanden miissen Menschen vor Gefahren geschiitzt werden. Dieses Ziel gebietet nicht nur das Geschaftsinteresse, sondem es ist eine selbstverstandliche ethische Notwendigkeit, die meist auch durch entsprechende Gesetze erzwungen wird.

Ftihren Sie eine Uberwachung ein, die besondere Ereignisse oder ein ungewohnliches Verhalten mit einem unakzeptablen Risikopotenzial registriert, so dass das System Alarm schlagen (Fruhwamung) oder sich notfalls abschalten kann. Vermeiden Sie im FaIle einer Storung zusatzliche Irritationen der Benutzer und Operatoren (eine solche Storung stiftet allein schon genug Verwirrung). Die Zuverlassigkeit der Stabilitatsvorkehrungen des Systems sollte an die Anforderungen des praktischen Betriebs angepasst sein.

4 Er hatte die Bedeutung des Moduls innerhalb des Systems 4 Dieses Modul ist ein weiteres Beispiel fur einen entscheidenden Punkt. 24 Operationale Risiken und Notfallplanung: Ein Uberblick und fur die Produktion unterschatzt. Das Modul hatte zumindest eingehend gepriift oder besser durch einen erfahreneren Mitarbeiter entwickelt werden sollen. Warum hat der Projektleiter das nicht bedacht? Das Beispiel weist auf ein mange Indes Verstandnis der Betriebseigenschaften des Systems hin, der eine Risikoquelle darstellt.

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