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What disaster response management can learn from chaos theory

What disaster response management can learn from chaos theory

conference proceedings, May 18-19, 1995

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Published by California Research Bureau, California State Library in Sacramento, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emergency management -- Congresses.,
  • Chaotic behavior in systems -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gus A. Koehler.
    ContributionsKoehler, Gus., California State Library. California Research Bureau.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV551.2 .W48 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination210 p. :
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL633344M
    LC Control Number96621470
    OCLC/WorldCa36014708

    1 CRIM Emergency Management Gary A. Gordon, P.E. Week 8 – Response (Chapter 8 in Introduction to Emergency Management, Phillips, Neal and Webb) The objective of Chapter 8, Response, is to provide you with an understanding of: The response phase in the context of comprehensive emergency management andFile Size: KB. – From the Governor’s Disaster Planning and Response Review Committee Final Report, 60 As these statements reveal, we repeatedly confront command and control issues in large incidents. These are but a few examples from dozens of reports that cite the need for sound command structures.

    “In this fine new book, Kevin Rozario argues that the human experience of disaster has been more central to the cultural history of the United States than most people realize, and that we can learn much about our past and future by exploring how earlier generations dealt with calamity.”—William Cronon, author of Nature’s Metropolis. Chaos theory is a branch of mathematics focusing on the study of chaos—states of dynamical systems whose apparently-random states of disorder and irregularities are often governed by deterministic laws that are highly sensitive to initial conditions. Chaos theory is an interdisciplinary theory stating that, within the apparent randomness of chaotic complex systems, there are underlying.

    Finally, chaos theory suggests that even in general management systems theory, organizations must adapt to complex change and institutionalize institutional learning through feedback systems. Chaos theory states that just a small change in the initial conditions may have significant change in the long-term behavior of the system.   Editor’s Note: This article first appeared on EDM Digest. By Allison G. S. Knox, faculty member at American Military University When major emergencies happen, the lessons learned become focal points as scholars and practitioners work to understand the myriad facets of what went wrong during a disaster. These lessons are important, because they help us to improve future emergency .


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