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Risk Agility and Decision Making in the 21st Century

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Daniel Wagner

As risks have evolved from being phenomenological occurrences in the natural world, the twenty-first century is in many ways the era of man-made risk and man-stoked fires.

Costa Concordia Captain Allegedly Jumped Off Sinking Ship To Save Himself

Agence France Presse | | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

A trainee officer on board the Costa Concordia when it sank off an Italian island last year told a court Monday that the captain did not fall off the ...

5 Sentenced In Cruise Ship Disaster

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2013 | Business

* First convictions in cruise disaster trial * Victims of accident say sentences too light * Lawyers could ask appeals c...

Costa Concordia Captain To Face Trial For Manslaughter

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2013 | Home

ROME, May 22 (Reuters) - The captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, which capsized off Italy's west coast last year killing 32 people, will fac...

Court Docs Detail Tragic Final Moments From Costa Concordia Victims

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.06.2013 | Home

Sixty pages of court documents presented by the prosecution to an Italian court earlier this week have revealed new details about the final moments of...

Top 10 PR Blunders of 2012

Rich Robinson | Posted 02.17.2013 | Media
Rich Robinson

If we're talking about the biggest PR blunders of 2012, than the list is the exclusive purview of the Republican Party and its standard-bearer, Willard "Mitt" Romney.

Costa Concordia Captain Claims Book Will Reveal 'Shocking Truth'

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2012 | Home

Captain Francesco Schettino gained infamy in January after abandoning his cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, when it sank off the Tuscan island of Gigl...

Costa Captain Credits 'Divine Hand' During Disaster

Posted 07.06.2012 | Travel

Francesco Schettino, the captain of the doomed Costa Concordia, claims that "a divine hand surely touched my head," sparing further catastrophe when h...

Costa Concordia Video Shows Crew Reactions To Cruise Crash

Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

Previously unseen footage inside the Costa Concordia cruise ship released on Italian TV shows crew reactions to the ship's imminent sinking. In the vi...

Frying Pans Help Save Trapped Costa Concordia Officer

Posted 02.01.2012 | Home

The last person to be rescued from the Costa Concordia shipwreck is sharing the details of his dramatic rescue, telling reporters he caught the attent...

RNC Chair Hit By Predecessor For Obama Comparison

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is criticizing comments by the Republican National Committee chairman comparing President Barack Obama to the Italian cr...

DNC Chief Accuses RNC Chair Of 'Incendiary' Obama Comparison

Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

RNC chief Reince Preibus' recent comparison of President Barack Obama to the disgraced Italian captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner, which hit ...

Cruise Captain Denies Delaying Alarm

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2012 | Home

GIGLIO, Italy, Jan 21 (Reuters) - The captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, which struck a rock and capsized off Italy, told magistrates he in...

Titanic Theme Played As Costa Concordia Hit Rocks

Posted 01.18.2012 | Travel

It was the height of irony as the Costa Concordia started going down. A passenger has revealed that the Celine Dion song "My Heart Will Go On," mad...

Costa Concordia Captain's Excuse: 'I Tripped'

Posted 01.18.2012 | Home

Having had a long weekend to mull it over, one might think the captain of the Costa Concordia would be able to come up with a better alibi. However...

Survivors Of Sinking Cruise Ship Recount Horrifying Scenes

Posted 01.17.2012 | Home

The old adage says that the captain goes down with his ship, but in the case of the Costa Concordia, survivor accounts allege that Captain Francesco S...

LISTEN: Cruise Ship Captain Makes Excuses To Coast Guard During Evacuation

Posted 01.17.2012 | Home

A recording of a telephone conversation between Francesco Schettino, the captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, and Gregorio De Falco, a captain ...

Captain Placed Under House Arrest

Posted 01.17.2012 | Home

The captain of the ill-fated Costa Concordia, which sunk off the coast of Italy on Friday, will be placed under house arrest pending any trial, accord...

Husband Sacrifices Life Jacket For Wife, Disappears Into Water After Cruise Ship Sinks

Posted 01.16.2012 | Impact

He did what any husband would have done for his wife. As the Costa Concordia cruise ship went down off the west coast of Italy Jan. 13, Nicole Serv...

Report: Captain Of Ship Arrested

CNN | Posted 01.14.2012 | Home

The Italian captain of the cruise ship that ran aground -- killing three people and injuring 20 more -- was arrested late Saturday and is being invest...