Issues, Principles and Attitudes

The general principles of good management that are

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Unformatted text preview: analytical planner who has the ability for quick decision making under extreme conditions in a multi-tasked environment. He/She should be able to 69 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 mitigate their community, prepare them, respond for them and assist them in the recovery component during a disaster/event. 2-6 Concur ~ 2-7 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Concur ~ 2-9 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Do Not Concur ~ I don't disagree with the comments, but this doesn't answer the question!! 2-11 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Somewhat Concur ~Emergency managers need to be salesmen, managers, team builders and coordinators who have the ability to integrate the EM concepts into the fabric of local government. 2-12 II All-Hazards Planning: Preparedness, Response, Mitigation, and Recovery; Public outreach and training; Emergency Manager and First Responder Training and Exercises. 2-7 Concur ~ See previous comments on Prevention. 2-9 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Somewhat Concur ~ These can all be grouped into the four principles that were developed back in the 1980's and are still valid: preparedness, response, recovery, mitigation 2-11 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Concur ~ 2-12 II Planning can and does make a difference. 2-8 Concur ~ 2-7 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Concur ~ 2-9 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Somewhat Concur ~ I don't disagree with the comments, but this doesn't answer the question!! 211 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Somewhat Concur ~ Only if it is done as a comprehensive and inclusive manner throughout all phases of EM. 2-12 II I think the fundamental elements of an emergency management program are found in the NFPA 1600 Standard on Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs. The general principles of good management that are taught in public administration and business administration programs across the country also apply to the management of emergency management/business continuity programs in both the public and private 70 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 sectors, as they would apply generally to the management of any program. 2-9 Concur ~ 2-7 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Concur ~ 2-11 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Somewhat Concur ~ 2-12 II From my perspective the two pillars of emergency management are coordination and collaboration. 2-10 Concur ~ The title Emergency Manager is somewhat deceptive in the fact that Emergency Manager are primarily coordinators of people, information, and resources. 2-7 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Concur ~ 2-9 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Concur ~ These can all be grouped into the four principles that were developed back in the 1980's and are still valid: preparedness, response, recovery, mitigation 2-11 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Concur ~ 2-12 II Colloquially: 1) Disasters have always happened. 2) Disasters will continue to happen. 3) Disasters create chaos. 4) Communities will seek to control chaos, one way or another. Seriously: 1) Emergency management is an all hazards concept. 2) It includes all phases: prepare, respond, recovery, mitigate. 3) It works when we understand that all phases are interdependent on the others. 4) We have to institutionalize emergency management concepts through integration of all four phases throughout the community. 5) We do that by creating partnerships through coordination and collaboration. 2-11 Concur ~ 2-7 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Concur ~ 2-9 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 71 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 Concur ~ 2-12 II The foundation of Emergency Management has existed since the 1950's: 1. Analysis of the critical threats facing the community with regard to vulnerability and risk. 2. Develop a team and plan to reduce the threats and respond effectively to those that cannot be reduced. 3. Provide training to endorse and validate plans. 4. Educate the public as to their responsibilities with regard to threat, preparedness and response. 2-12 Concur ~ 2-7 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Concur ~ 2-9 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Somewhat Concur ~ I don't disagree with the comments, but this doesn't answer the question!! 2-11 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Concur ~ 2-12 II All-hazards; four phases; coordination; communication; and leadership. Prevention is more police and intelligence work than emergency management work though emergency managers need to be involved in the process. 2-13 Concur ~ 2-7 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Concur ~ 2-9 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Concur ~ Adding "prevention" to the new NFPA 1600 standards was a knee-jerk reaction to the whole 9-11 and Homeland Security debacle. It is now defined as so close to `mitigation' that it dilutes the value. 2-11 II ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Somewhat Concur ~ Prevention is also applicable to technological hazards and some natural hazards. 2-12 II Q1C: What do you believe,...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course EM EM-2212-26 taught by Professor Arlenemacgregor during the Spring '08 term at Mass Maritime.

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