Managing Crises and Disasters with Emerging Technologies: Advancements

Managing Crises and Disasters with Emerging Technologies: Advancements

Murray Jennex (San Diego State University, USA)
Release Date: February, 2012|Copyright: © 2012 |Pages: 315
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-0167-3
ISBN13: 9781466601673|ISBN10: 1466601671|EISBN13: 9781466601680
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Description:

When a disaster strikes, having every possible resource available is an urgent need for those practitioners and government officials put in charge of aid and recovery to those in need.

Managing Crises and Disasters with Emerging Technologies: Advancements offers the most vital, up-to-date research within the field of disaster management technologies. Since the first disaster information network was set up nearly fifteen years ago, information technologies have advanced at an exponential rate, allowing those managing emergencies, crises, and disasters to effectively manage and utilize data in a safe, efficient way. This collection includes research and updates from authors from around the world, with a variety of perspectives and insights into the most cutting edge technology the field has to offer.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Crisis Management Systems
  • Disaster Information Network
  • Emergency Operations
  • GIS Management
  • Human Organizations
  • Information Sources
  • Meta-Organizational Data
  • Prevention Models
  • Response Activities
  • Social Responsibility
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Murray E. Jennex is an associate professor at San Diego State University, editor in chief of the International Journal of Knowledge Management, co-editor in chief of the International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, and president of the Foundation for Knowledge Management (LLC). Dr. Jennex specializes in knowledge management, crisis response, system analysis and design, IS security, e-commerce, and organizational effectiveness. Dr. Jennex serves as the Knowledge Systems Track co-chair at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. He is the author of over 120 journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings on knowledge management, crisis response, end user computing, international information systems, organizational memory systems, ecommerce, cyber security, and software outsourcing. Dr. Jennex conducts research for the National Center for Border Security Issues on risk management and technology integration. Dr. Jennex is a former US Navy Nuclear Power Propulsion officer and holds a B.A. in chemistry and physics from William Jewell College, an M.B.A. and an M.S. in software engineering from National University, an M.S. in telecommunications management and a Ph.D. in information systems from the Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Jennex is also a registered professional mechanical engineer in the state of California and a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), a Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), and a Project Management Professional (PMP).
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