Casebook | 2009

Managing Crises: Responses to Large-Scale Emergencies

by Arnold M. Howitt and Herman B. Leonard

Abstract

This casebook provides an organized treatment of the major challenges associated with managing large scale disaster events, including discussion of systematic methods of organizing disaster response, preparing in advance for disaster situations, and distinguishing between routine emergency events and true crisis emergency events.

Keywords: Crisis Management; Planning; Natural Disasters;

Citation:

Howitt, Arnold M., and Herman B. Leonard, eds. Managing Crises: Responses to Large-Scale Emergencies. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2009.