Encyclopedia of Crisis Management
- K. Bradley Penuel - New York University, USA
- Matt Statler - New York University, USA
- Ryan Hagen - Columbia University, USA
The Encyclopedia of Crisis Management comprehensively overviews concepts and techniques for effectively assessing, analyzing, managing, and resolving crises, whether they be organizational, business, community, or political. From general theories and concepts exploring the meaning and causes of crisis to practical strategies and techniques relevant to crises of specific types, crisis management is thoroughly explored.
"This encyclopedia features 385 alphabetical entries.... This resource excels in examining crisis management from multiple perspectives and reflects a wide variety of mitigation approaches.... it is a good introductory source to a growing and increasingly vital field of study... Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates, general readers."
"A worthy and skillfully coordinated addition to reference shelves, this timely resource on responses to global crises presses into the nitty-gritty of crisis relief...Entries covering the specifics of crimes...serve to enlighten the reader to felonious behaviors and compounds the vulnerabilities of the poor and defenseless....A vital addition to public, academic, and civic reference shelves, this set promises essential information to communities before, during and after catastrophes."
"... As crisis management is a relatively new subject area this encyclopedia will prove to be a useful tool in gaining an understanding of the various topics. Given the number and length of the entries, the content is also robust..."