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date: 29 June 2022

Crisis Governance, Emergency Management, and the Digital Revolutionlocked

Crisis Governance, Emergency Management, and the Digital Revolutionlocked

  • Patrick S. Roberts, Patrick S. RobertsSchool of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech
  • Shalini MisraShalini MisraSchool of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech
  •  and Joanne TangJoanne TangSchool of Public and International Affairs, Virginia Tech

Summary

Digital technologies have fundamentally altered emergency and crisis management work through increased potential for role ambiguity, role conflict, distraction, and overload. Multilevel approaches to improve congruence between crisis managers and their environments have the potential to reduce cognitive and organizational barriers and improve decision making. The future of crisis management lies in reducing the misalignment between personal, proximal, and distal environmental conditions.

Subjects

  • Governance/Political Change
  • History and Politics
  • Policy, Administration, and Bureaucracy

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