Managing Crises: Responses To Large-Scale Emergencies / Edition 1

Managing Crises: Responses To Large-Scale Emergencies / Edition 1

by Arnold M Howitt, Herman B Leonard
     
 

From floods to fires, tornadoes to terrorist attacks, governments must respond to a variety of crises and meet reasonable standards of performance. What accounts for governments effective responses to unfolding disasters? How should they organize and plan for significant emergencies? With fifteen adapted Kennedy School cases, readers experience first-hand a series of… See more details below

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From floods to fires, tornadoes to terrorist attacks, governments must respond to a variety of crises and meet reasonable standards of performance. What accounts for governments effective responses to unfolding disasters? How should they organize and plan for significant emergencies? With fifteen adapted Kennedy School cases, readers experience first-hand a series of large-scale emergencies and come away with a clear sense of the different types of disaster situations governments confront, with each type requiring different planning, resourcing, skill-building, leadership, and execution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872895706
Publisher:
Congressional Quarterly, Inc.
Publication date:
02/11/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
623
Sales rank:
195,588
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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