Chapter 20

Dynamic Risk Management in the Perspective of a Resilient System

T.O. Grøtan1,  and N. Paltrinieri1,2     1SINTEF Technology and Society, Trondheim, Norway     2Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway

Abstract

Resilience is about dealing with the unexpected and the unprecedented. The very concept presumes some sort of disturbance or shock that distinguishes its field of operation from the more traditional concept of robustness. The prime issue of resilience research and parlance is not “why does it fail” but rather “why does it work.” Resilience is predominantly associated with the more generic matter of complexity. Hence, it is tempting to address the risk impact from resilience as a generic matter of ...

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