Contemporary Crisis Management (Paperback)Christine Pearson (author)
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Contemporary Crisis Management takes an action-oriented perspective on managing crises in organizations. The book lays a theoretical foundation for the field to show the reader why it is necessary to develop a new perspective on crisis management that accommodates the challenges associated with today's organizational realities.
Pearson uses an interactive approach to bring crisis management principles and actions to life. From the opening chapter, readers are guided through exercises and assessmesnts that make the content immediately relevant and useable. Showing why it is important that crisis management is managed at all levels of the organization, not just the C-suite, it gives the reader the tools to evaluate their own organization's readiness for crises as well as their personal level of preparation. Lessons from actual organizational crises emerge through mini cases and scenarios, providing readers with the opportunity to weight their own responses against decisions and actions taken during real crises.
This book will help MBA and executive MBA students, and professionals gain the skills and confidence to resolve acute problems and crises by developing plans that keep pace with today's global workplace.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm