Decision Making in Emergency Management

Decision-Making in Emergency Management examines decisions the authors have made over their careers based on their combined training, experience and instinct. Through a broad range of case studies, readers discover how experience impacts decision-making in conjunction with research and tools available. While the use of science, data and industry standards are always the best option when it comes to handling emergency situations, not all emergency situations fit one known solution. This book comprehensively explores the question "Is 'instinct' a viable factor when faced with a challenging situation and how close does it match up with the best science available?" Includes case studies from natural and manmade disasters, providing readers with decision-making skills in various global settings Provides readers the opportunity to learn from someone else's decisions Inspires emergency response personnel to continuously pursue learning, question their strategies and apply changes as appropriate

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  • Author : Jan Glarum
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 273 pages
  • ISBN : 0128157690
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Decision Making in Emergency Management

Decision Making in Emergency Management
  • Author : Jan Glarum,Carl Adrianopoli
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 01 October 2019
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Decision-Making in Emergency Management examines decisions the authors have made over their careers based on their combined training, experience and instinct. Through a broad range of case studies, readers discover how experience impacts decision-making in conjunction with research and tools available. While the use of science, data and industry standards are always the best option when it comes to handling emergency situations, not all emergency situations fit one known solution. This book comprehensively explores the question "Is 'instinct' a viable

Engaging the Public in Critical Disaster Planning and Decision Making

Engaging the Public in Critical Disaster Planning and Decision Making
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 02 December 2013
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Engaging the Public in Critical Disaster Planning and Decision Making is the summary of a workshop held in March 2013 to discuss the key principles of public engagement during the development of disaster plans, the response phase, and during the dissemination phase when interested community partners and the general public are informed of the policies that have been adopted. Presenters provided specific examples of resources to assist jurisdictions in planning public engagement activities as well as challenges experienced and potential solutions.

Successful Response Starts with a Map

Successful Response Starts with a Map
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Earth Sciences and Resources,Mapping Science Committee,Committee on Planning for Catastrophe: A Blueprint for Improving Geospatial Data, Tools, and Infrastructure
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 19 January 2007
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In the past few years the United States has experienced a series of disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina in 2005, which have severely taxed and in many cases overwhelmed responding agencies. In all aspects of emergency management, geospatial data and tools have the potential to help save lives, limit damage, and reduce the costs of dealing with emergencies. Great strides have been made in the past four decades in the development of geospatial data and tools that describe locations of objects

Decision Aid Models for Disaster Management and Emergencies

Decision Aid Models for Disaster Management and Emergencies
  • Author : Begoña Vitoriano,Javier Montero,Da Ruan
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 26 January 2013
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Disaster management is a process or strategy that is implemented when any type of catastrophic event takes place. The process may be initiated when anything threatens to disrupt normal operations or puts the lives of human beings at risk. Governments on all levels as well as many businesses create some sort of disaster plan that make it possible to overcome the catastrophe and return to normal function as quickly as possible. Response to natural disasters (e.g., floods, earthquakes) or

Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care

Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care
  • Author : John E. Arbo,Stephen J. Ruoss,Geoffrey K. Lighthall,Michael P. Jones
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release : 25 August 2014
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Looking for a brief but authoritative resource to help you manage the types of complex cardiac, pulmonary, and neurological emergencies you encounter as a resident or attending emergency room physician? Look no further than Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care: An Evidence-Based Handbook. This portable guide to rational clinical decision-making in the challenging – and changing – world of emergency critical care provides in every chapter a streamlined review of a common problem in critical care medicine, along with evidence-based guidelines and

Disaster and Emergency Management Methods

Disaster and Emergency Management Methods
  • Author : Jason D. Rivera
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 27 July 2021
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Find the answers to disaster and emergency management research questions with Disaster and Emergency Management Methods. Written to engage students and to provide a flexible foundation for instructors and practitioners, this interdisciplinary textbook provides a holistic understanding of disaster and emergency management research methods used in the field. The disaster and emergency management contexts have a host of challenges that affect the research process that subsequently shape methodological approaches, data quality, analysis and inferences. In this book, readers are presented

Decision Making in Emergency Management

Decision Making in Emergency Management
  • Author : Jan Glarum,Carl Adrianopoli
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 23 November 2019
GET THIS BOOKDecision Making in Emergency Management

Decision-Making in Emergency Management examines decisions the authors have made over their careers based on their combined training, experience and instinct. Through a broad range of case studies, readers discover how experience impacts decision-making in conjunction with research and tools available. While the use of science, data and industry standards are always the best option when it comes to handling emergency situations, not all emergency situations fit one known solution. This book comprehensively explores the question "Is ‘instinct’ a viable

Case-Based Decision Support for Disaster Management

Case-Based Decision Support for Disaster Management
  • Author : Möhrle, Stella
  • Publisher : KIT Scientific Publishing
  • Release : 01 July 2020
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Disasters are characterized by severe disruptions of the society’s functionality and adverse impacts on humans, the environment, and economy that cannot be coped with by society using its own resources. This work presents a decision support method that identifies appropriate measures for protecting the public in the course of a nuclear accident. The method particularly considers the issue of uncertainty in decision-making as well as the structured integration of experience and expert knowledge.

The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Security in Business

The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Security in Business
  • Author : Kurt J. Engemann
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 June 2018
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Aware that a single crisis event can devastate their business, managers must be prepared for the worst from an expansive array of threats. The Routledge Companion to Risk, Crisis and Security in Business comprises a professional and scholarly collection of work in this critical field. Risks come in many varieties, and there is a growing concern for organizations to respond to the challenge. Businesses can be severely impacted by natural and man-made disasters including: floods, earthquakes, tsunami, environmental threats, terrorism,

Decision Making in Emergency Medicine

Decision Making in Emergency Medicine
  • Author : Manda Raz,Pourya Pouryahya
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 30 May 2021
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The book covers various scenarios when errors, biases and systemic barriers prevail in emergency medicine, discusses their impact, and then offers solutions to mitigate their undesired outcomes. The process of clinical reasoning in emergency medicine is a complex exercise in cognition, judgment and problem-solving that is prone to mistakes. The book presents various cases written by a team of emergency specialists and trainees in an engaging format that is helpful for the practicing and teaching emergency doctor and trainees. The

Information Systems for Emergency Management

Information Systems for Emergency Management
  • Author : Bartel Van De Walle,Murray Turoff,Starr Roxanne Hiltz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 18 December 2014
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This book provides the most current and comprehensive overview available today of the critical role of information systems in emergency response and preparedness. It includes contributions from leading scholars, practitioners, and industry researchers, and covers all phases of disaster management - mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. 'Foundational' chapters provide a design framework and review ethical issues. 'Context' chapters describe the characteristics of individuals and organizations in which EMIS are designed and studied. 'Case Study' chapters include systems for distributed microbiology

Emergency Response Decision Support System

Emergency Response Decision Support System
  • Author : Siqing Shan,Qi Yan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 15 January 2017
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This book mainly addresses the Emergency Response Decision Support System (ERDSS) and its applications, making use of ten related modules and a number of key technologies, especially Disaster Assessing Technology, Adaptive Information Evaluation Technology and Knowledge Management Technology. The book is especially valuable in coping with disasters that result in the loss of human life and property, and which threaten the stability of our societies. The ERDSS enables people to prepare for potential incidents, to rapidly respond to them, and

Critical Decision Making

Critical Decision Making
  • Author : Michael Barakey
  • Publisher : Fire Engineering Books
  • Release : 23 May 2022
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By nature, competent decisions by emergency responders are challenging because incidents are fluid and dynamic. In Critical Decision Making, Chief Michael Barakey gives emergency first responders the tools to succeed on every incident where they make critical decisions and mitigate incidents daily under stress. This book reviews cases to identify common incident elements that hinder quality decision making, and it introduces point-to-point leadership, a systematic approach to making critical decisions from the time responders are alerted to an incident to

Handbook of Research on Knowledge Management for Contemporary Business Environments

Handbook of Research on Knowledge Management for Contemporary Business Environments
  • Author : Malheiro, Armando,Ribeiro, Fernanda,Leal Jamil, George,Rascao, Jose Pocas,Mealha, Oscar
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 25 May 2018
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Information is considered essential in every business model, which is why staying abreast of the latest resources can help combat many challenges and aid businesses in creating a synthesis between people and information, keeping up with evolving technologies, and keeping data accurate and secure. The Handbook of Research on Knowledge Management for Contemporary Business Environments is a critical scholarly publication that examines the management of knowledge resources in modern business contexts. Including a wide range of topics such as information