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Global Cases in Best and Worst Practice in Crisis and Emergency Management (Hardcover)
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This textbook brings together the most established scholars and experts in the increasingly studied fields of crisis and emergency management to cover a range of topics. The first part focuses on macro-level emergency policy cases addressing policy design, decisions with long and short term impact. The second part highlights cases involving instructive examples of prevention, leadership, coordination, mitigation, planning and supplies, organization and more. The third part includes cases and discussion of chaos and transformation theories, the new concept of surprise management theory, and the application of these models in building capacity and resiliency in governance.