Is the Scottish population living dangerously? Prevalence of multiple risk factors: the Scottish Health Survey 2003
- Large Differences in Publicly Visible Health Behaviours across Two Neighbourhoods of the Same City. Nettle, Daniel // PLoS ONE;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p1
Background: There are socioeconomic disparities in the likelihood of adopting unhealthy behaviours, and success at giving them up. This may be in part because people living in deprived areas are exposed to greater rates of unhealthy behaviour amongst those living around them. Conventional...
- Public services organizations need to step up risk management efforts. // InsideCounsel;Dec2013, Vol. 24 Issue 264, p10
The article discusses the report "2013 Global Risk Management Study" from the consultancy firm Accenture, which indicated that the risk factors of slow economic growth, rising unemployment and aging population are forcing public service organizations to step up their risk management efforts.
- THE AUTHORS REPLY. Geronimus, Arline T.; Bound, John // American Journal of Epidemiology;Oct1999, Vol. 150 Issue 8, p894
A response from the authors of the article "Use of census-based aggregate variables to proxy for socioeconomic group: evidence from national samples" in the previous issue is presented.
- Intermediation of behavioural and biological risk factors in relation between educational level and mortality among middle-aged Kaunas population. Rėklaitienė, Regina; Bacevičienė, Miglė; Tamošiūnas, Abdonas; Virvičiūtė, Dalia // Acta Medica Lituanica;2009, Vol. 16 Issue 1/2, p58
Background. Educational differences have been assessed as explanations for health behaviour and all-cause and CVD mortality. In Lithuania, in the years 2000-2007, mortality increased from 1406 to 1620 deaths / 100000 / year for men and from 654 to 744 deaths / 100000 / year for women (1). Health...
- 'HUMAN NATURE NEEDS TO BE ADDRESSED'. // Supply Management;Nov2013, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p8
The article reports that risk management expert Paul Moore discussed the importance of considering human nature, along with focusing on processes and governance, for risk management at the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & SUpply (CIPS) Annual Conference in London, ENgland.
- RISK TYPOLOGY IN THE HUNGARIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY. Kovacs, Norbert; Pathy, Adam; Szabo, Daniel Robert; Toth, Peter // Journal of Business Management;2014, Issue 8, p84
Purpose Risk management is a decisive part of project and corporate management. The first process of risk management is to frame a risk typology which needs a uniform risk approach and terminology. We assume that economic actors detect exogenous (external) and endogenous (internal) processes and...
- Rapid response surveys in risk management. // Medical Marketing & Media;Jun2002, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p28
Focuses on the proposal of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) the use of rapid response surveys as a risk management tool. Details of the proposal; Benefits for public health; Impact of the surveys on product safety.
- Cultural, cognition and human action. Gifford, Adam // Journal of Socio-Economics;Jan2009, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p13
Abstract: To understand culture and cultural evolution we must abandon the atomized and anonymous social environment of neoclassical economics. Culture is a product and a cause of the socialized nature of human action. Examination of the phylogenetic and ontogenetic neural mechanisms that make...
- The economics of possible selves. Teraji, Shinji // Journal of Socio-Economics;Jan2009, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p45
Abstract: This article proposes an economic model of how intentional self-change occurs. People have an array of possible selves. The self-system is multifaceted and dynamic, with different self-representations activated at different times. Comparison between the actual self and the ideal self...