Issues, Principles and Attitudes

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Unformatted text preview: ; C(n-2) 46% (n-15) A(n-6); P(n-6); C(n-3) 35% (n-11) A(n-4); P(n-4); C(n-3) 21% (n-7) A(n-3); P(n-1); C(n-3) TABLE 3 "NEW GENERATION" CHARACTERISTICS OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONALS College educated--many with EM degrees (M= 3.85; SD = 1.278) More professional and knowledgeable (M= 3.64; SD = 1.220) Knowledge base: science and research (M= 3.36; SD = 1.194) Technologically more proficient/adept (M= 3.91; SD = .947) Younger (M= 3.70; SD = .918) More diverse and culturally sensitive (M= 3.58; SD = 1.091) EM is career of first choice (M= 3.48; SD = 1.093) Building disaster-resistant communities focus (M= 3.24; SD = 1.091) Proactive (M= 3.52; SD = .972) Lifelong learner; reads disaster literature (M= 3.39; SD = 1.059) Joins professional associations (M= 3.88; SD = .893) Plans with jurisdiction stakeholders (M= 3.82; SD = .917) Better paid (M= 3.18; SD = 1.074) Better funding for EM programs (M= 3.09; SD = 1.228) Upwardly and geographically mobile (M= 3.55; SD = .754) Broader range of working contacts (M= 3.38; SD = 1.212) STRONGLY DISAGREE 1 6% (n-2) A(n-1); P(n-0); C(n-1) 3% (n-1) A(n-0 ); P(n0); C(n-1) 3% (n-1) A(n-0 ); P(n0); C(n-1) 0 (n-0) A(n-0); P(n-0); C(n-0) 0 (n-0) A(n-0); P(n-0); C(n-0) 0 (n-0) A(n-0); P(n-0); C(n-0) 3% (n-1) A(n-1 ); P(n0); C(n-0) 0 (n-0) A(n-0); P(n-0); C(n-0) 0 (n-0) A(n-0); P(n-0); C(n-0) 0 (n-0) A(n-0); P(n-0); C(n-0) 0 (n-0) A(n-0); P(n-0); C(n-0) 0 (n-0) A(n-0); P(n-0); C(n-0) 6% (n-2) A(n-1 ); P(n0); C(n-1) 6% (n-2) A(n-1 ); P(n0); C(n-1) 0 (n-0) A(n-0); P(n-0); C(n-0) 6% (n-2) A(n-0 ); P(n0); C(n-2) AGREE 3 15% (n-5) A(n-2); P(n1); C(n-2) 24% (n-8) A(n-2); P(n3); C(n-3) 21% (n-7) A(n-1); P(n3); C(n-3) 21% (n-7) A(n-3); P(n3); C(n-1) 43% (n-14 ) A(n-5); P(n5); C(n-4) 15% (n-5) A(n-1); P(n3); C(n-1) 24% (n-8) A(n-1); P(n4); C(n-3) 34% (n-11) A(n-4); P(n5); C(n-2) 37% (n-12 ) A(n-4); P(n4); C(n-4) 31% (n-10) A(n-2); P(n5); C(n-3) 18% (n-6) A(n-3); P(n3); C(n-0) 24% (n-8) A(n-2); P(n4); C(n-2) 30% (n-10) A(n-4); P(n4); C(n-2) 28% (n-9) A(n-3); P(n3); C(n-3) 52% (n-17) A(n-6); P(n6); C(n-5) 19% (n-6) A(n-2); P(n3); C(n-1) STRONGLY AGREE 5 43% (n-14 ) A(n-7); P(n-3); C(n-4) 34% (n-11) A(n-6); P(n-3); C(n-2) 21% (n-7) A(n-5); P(n-1); C(n-1) 30% (n-10) A(n-4); P(n-3); C(n-3) 24% (n-8) A(n-2); P(n-2); C(n-4) 21% (n-7) A(n-2); P(n-2); C(n-3) 18% (n-6) A(n-3); P(n-0); C(n-3) 18% (n-6) A(n-2); P(n-2); C(n-2) 18% (n-6) A(n-3); P(n-2); C(n-1) 18% (n-6) A(n-3); P(n-2); C(n-1) 24% (n-8) A(n-4); P(n-2); C(n-2) 24% (n-8) A(n-4); P(n-3); C(n-1) 9% (n-3) A(n-0); P(n-2); C(n-1) 19% (n-6) A(n-3); P(n-3); C(n-0) 12% (n-4) A(n-1); P(n-2); C(n-1) 19% (n-6) A(n-1); P(n-3); C(n-2) 2 12% (n-4) A(n-0); P(n-3); C(n-1) 18% (n-6) A(n-1); P(n-2); C(n-3) 27% (n-9) A(n-4); P(n-3); C(n-2) 9% (n-3) A(n-0); P(n-1); C(n-2) 6% (n-2) A(n-0); P(n-1); C(n-1) 24% (n-8) A(n-3); P(n-1); C(n-4) 18% (n-6) A(n-2); P(n-1); C(n-3) 30% (n-10) A(n-3); P(n-3); C(n-4) 15% (n-5) A(n-0); P(n-3); C(n-2) 24% (n-8) A(n-2); P(n-3); C(n-3) 9% (n-3) A(n-0); P(n-0); C(n-3) 9% (n-3) A(n-0); P(n-1); C(n-2) 21% (n-7) A(n-1); P(n-4); C(n-2) 31% (n-10) A(n-3); P(n-4); C(n-3) 3% (n-1) A(n-1); P(n-0); C(n-0) 22% (n-7) A(n-2); P(n-3); C(n-2) 4 24% (n-8) A(n-2); P(n-4); C(n-2) 21% (n-7) A(n-3); P(n-3); C(n-1) 27% (n-9) A(n-2); P(n-4); C(n-3) 40% (n-13) A(n-5); P(n-4); C(n-4) 27% (n-9) A(n-5); P(n-3); C(n-1) 40% (n-13) A(n-6); P(n-5); C(n-2) 37% (n-12 ) A(n-5); P(n-6); C(n-1) 18% (n-6) A(n-3); P(n-1); C(n-2) 30% (n-10) A(n-5); P(n-2); C(n-3) 27% (n-9) A(n-5); P(n-1); C(n-3) 49% (n-16) A(n-5); P(n-6); C(n-5) 43% (n-14 ) A(n-6); P(n-3); C(n-5) 34% (n-11) A(n-6); P(n-1); C(n-4) 16% (n-6) A(n-2); P(n-0); C(n-4) 33% (n-11 ) A(n-4); P(n-3); C(n-4) 34% (n-11) A(n-6); P(n-2); C(n-3) 11 Issues, Principles And Attitudes Oh My! Examining Perceptions from Select Academics, Practitioners And Consultants on the Subject of Emergency Management Carol L. Cwiak, North Dakota State University Issues, Principles and Attitudes Participants were asked four open-ended questions and given an additional opportunity to comment at the end of the survey instrument. The questions were as follows: Q1A. What do you believe are the most important issues/items/topics in emergency management as they apply to the practitioner? Q1B. Q1C: What do you believe are the fundamental principles of emergency management? What do you believe, if anything is lacking in the discussion of what the guiding principles of emergency management should be at the county, state and federal government level? Q1D/ Do you believe that homeland security focused programs operate under a Q1Da: different set of principles than emergency management? (Y/N) If yes, what do you believe those principles are? Although, the questions addressed arguably different topical areas the responses had considerable overlap. For the purposes of navigating some level of summary herein, the overall narrative material will be addressed according to themes as opposed to focusing solely on question responses. Regrettably, not all of the comments of the part...
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