Dixon, Robert G.
Dixon, Robert G. “Systems Thinking for Integrated Operations: Introducing a Systemic Approach to Operational Art for Disaster Relief.” Monograph, School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, KS, 2006. http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/singleitem/collection/p4013coll3/id/729 (accessed 12 August 2011). This monograph introduces the Systemic Operational Design (SOD) method of thinking as an approach to effective integrated… Read More
Draper, Brian Allen
Draper, Brian Allen. “Cross-Sector Collaboration Among Critical Infrastructure Utilities: A Case Study for Assessing Relational Capacity.” Master’s Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, 2007. http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?Location=U2&doc=GetTRDoc.pdf&AD=ADA473981 (accessed 9 September 2011). This study reports the findings of interviews of 13 middle managers and 10 top managers from the utility organizations in and… Read More
Duggan, Joseph, Jr.
Duggan, Joseph, Jr. “The New York City Urban Search and Rescue Team (NY-TF1): A Case Study on Interagency Effectiveness.” Master’s Thesis, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, 2011. http://edocs.nps.edu/npspubs/scholarly/theses/2011/March/11Mar_Duggan.pdf (accessed 8 August 2011). This thesis is a case study of the New York City Urban Search and Rescue Task Force, which… Read More
Elsea, Jennifer K.
Elsea, Jennifer K. The Use of Federal Troops for Disaster Assistance: Legal Issues. CRS Report to Congress RS22266. Washington, DC: Congressional Research Service. 2005. http://fpc.state.gov/documents/organization/53685.pdf (accessed 27 October 2011). This report summarizes the possible constitutional and statutory authorities and constraints relevant to the use of armed forces, including National Guard… Read More
Farazmand, Ali
Farazmand, Ali. 2007. Learning from the Katrina Crisis: A Global and International Perspective with Implications for Future Crisis Management. Public Administration Review Vol. 67, no. s1: 149-159. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1540-6210.2007.00824.x/pdf (accessed 26 October 2011). This article presents a global and international perspective on Hurricane Katrina as a case of “grand failure” in… Read More
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Federal Emergency Management Agency. A Whole Community Approach to Emergency Management: Principles, Themes, and Pathways for Action. Washington, DC: Department of Homeland Security, 2011. http://www.fema.gov/library/viewRecord.do?id=4941 (accessed 30 December 2011). This document presents a foundation for increasing individual preparedness and engaging with members of the community as collaborative resources to enhance… Read More
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Federal Emergency Management Agency. “National Incident Management System.” Washington, DC: Department of Homeland Security, 2008. http://www.fema.gov/pdf/emergency/nims/NIMS_core.pdf (accessed 27 October 2011). This document outlines the National Incident Management System, a whole-of-government strategy that “provides a systematic, proactive approach to guide departments and agencies at all levels of government, nongovernmental organizations, and… Read More
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Federal Emergency Management Agency. National Response Framework. Washington, DC: Department of Homeland Security, 2008. http://www.fema.gov/pdf/emergency/nrf/nrf-core.pdf (accessed 9 July 2012). This document is a guide to how the Nation conducts all-hazards response. It is built upon scalable, flexible, and adaptable coordinating structures to align key roles and responsibilities across the Nation,… Read More
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Federal Emergency Management Agency. NIMS and the Incident Command System. Washington, DC: Department of Homeland Security, 2004. http://www.fema.gov/txt/nims/nims_ics_position_paper.txt (accessed 19 July 2011). This paper is intended to provide an historical perspective on the development of the Incident Command System (ICS), explain how NIMS (National Incident Management System) ICS works, describe… Read More
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Federal Emergency Management Agency. NIMS Implementation and Compliance Guidance for Stakeholders. Washington, DC: Department of Homeland Security, (n.d.). http://www.fema.gov/emergency/nims/ImplementationGuidanceStakeholders.shtm (accessed 27 October 2011). This document provides guidance for the nation-wide implementation of the National Incident Management System (NIMS), and seeks to institute a high degree of consistency throughout Federal, State,… Read More