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Adapting to a Complex World: Challenging Assumptions During a Crisis

Dawn R. Gilpin and Priscilla J. Murphy

in Crisis Management in a Complex World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328721
eISBN:
9780199869930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328721.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter adopts two perspectives to examine major assumptions about developing teams and carrying out crisis plans. It looks first at assumptions made by mainstream crisis management and then at ... More


Conclusion: Reframing Crisis Management in a Complex World

Dawn R. Gilpin and Priscilla J. Murphy

in Crisis Management in a Complex World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328721
eISBN:
9780199869930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328721.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter discusses principles that an organization can adopt if it regards itself as a learning organization and sees its relationships as part of a complex adaptive system that changes through ... More


Expecting the Unexpected: Challenging Precrisis Assumptions

Dawn R. Gilpin and Priscilla J. Murphy

in Crisis Management in a Complex World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328721
eISBN:
9780199869930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328721.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Most crisis experts agree that there are two essential areas that an organization must address before a crisis strikes. First, the organization needs to cultivate and maintain good relationships with ... More


Crisis Communication: The Evolution of a Field

Dawn R. Gilpin and Priscilla J. Murphy

in Crisis Management in a Complex World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328721
eISBN:
9780199869930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328721.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter examines the evolution and crisis communication and its dominant perspectives. It begins by providing a definition of what constitutes a crisis. It then discusses the tactical, ... More


Complex Recovery: Challenging Assumptions After a Crisis

Dawn R. Gilpin and Priscilla J. Murphy

in Crisis Management in a Complex World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328721
eISBN:
9780199869930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328721.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter examines mainstream and complexity-based approaches to postcrisis evaluation. Topics discussed include information gathering for postcrisis evaluation, and learning, debriefing and ... More


Introduction: A Paradigm Shift in Crisis Management

Dawn R. Gilpin and Priscilla J. Murphy

in Crisis Management in a Complex World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328721
eISBN:
9780199869930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328721.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the primary objective of the book, which is to address the question: to what extent can communicators actually perform their expected role ... More


Predictability and Control in Complex Systems

Dawn R. Gilpin and Priscilla J. Murphy

in Crisis Management in a Complex World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195328721
eISBN:
9780199869930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328721.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter focuses on the key difference between the two paradigms of crisis management described in Chapters 2 and 3. The traditional crisis planning process described in Chapter 2 depends on the ... More


MAD, NUTS, and Civil Defense, 1963–1980

Dee Garrison

in Bracing for Armageddon: Why Civil Defense Never Worked

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195183191
eISBN:
9780199788804
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183191.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter shows how after Kennedy's death, the new and greatly underfunded civil defense agency was moved to the Department of Defense, and the government no longer talked of bomb shelters. During ... More


Fundamental Tools and Techniques

Justin M. Simpson and Glendon L. Moriarty

in Multimodal Treatment of Acute Psychiatric Illness: A Guide for Hospital Diversion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158831
eISBN:
9780231536097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158831.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes fundamental tools and techniques that can be used in the treatment of severe mental illness and other conditions encountered by staff working in hospital diversion programs, ... More


Substance-Related Disorders

Justin M. Simpson and Glendon L. Moriarty

in Multimodal Treatment of Acute Psychiatric Illness: A Guide for Hospital Diversion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158831
eISBN:
9780231536097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158831.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter describes a treatment plan for people suffering from substance-related disorders. The first step is to perform assessment, which includes interviewing the patient, suicide/self-harm ... More


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