Disaster Management

Disaster Management

by Chris Skinner, Gary Mersham, J.C. Skinner
     
 

In an increasingly unpredictable world, it is essential that managers have the theoretical and practical tools for dealing with crises and disasters. No two disasters are the same. However, it is possible to identify common features of, as well as the mechanisms needed to deal with, a variety of potential disasters. High on the list are effective communications,

Overview

In an increasingly unpredictable world, it is essential that managers have the theoretical and practical tools for dealing with crises and disasters. No two disasters are the same. However, it is possible to identify common features of, as well as the mechanisms needed to deal with, a variety of potential disasters. High on the list are effective communications, having a Crisis Management Plan in place, training Personnel, and knowing how to handle individual stress and group behavior. This book is a practical step by step guide to managing crisis situations in the work environment, with a strong emphasis on communications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195783131
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.50(d)

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Durban Institute of Technology

University of Natal

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