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Public and private decision makers should place due attention to the likelihood that high risk high reward options will fail.

Oliver, Adam (2011) Public and private decision makers should place due attention to the likelihood that high risk high reward options will fail. British Politics and Policy at LSE (24 Aug 2011) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The old saying goes, “no risk, no reward”. But what about initiatives that have a high risk factor and promise a high level of reward, such as large government projects like the NHS National Programme for IT? Adam Oliver argues that governments can often ‘anchor’ too heavily on projects that promise the earth, but might potentially cost it as well.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Research centres and groups > LSE Health
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2011 16:18
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/38109/

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