Using Social and Information Technologies for Disaster and Crisis Management

Using Social and Information Technologies for Disaster and Crisis Management

Murray E. Jennex (San Diego State University, USA)
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Release Date: January, 2013|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 326
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2788-8
ISBN13: 9781466627888|ISBN10: 1466627883|EISBN13: 9781466627895
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Description & Coverage
Description:

Using Social and Information Technologies for Disaster and Crisis Management highlights examples of disaster situations in recent years in which social and information technologies were useful in distributing and receiving information updates. This comprehensive collection brings together research for practitioners and researchers interested in the uses of information technology in crisis management.

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

  • Communication Technologies
  • Crisis Planning
  • Decision making and judgment
  • Emergency response systems
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Information systems strategy
  • Knowledge management and systems
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Editor Biographies
Murray E. Jennex is a Professor of Management Information Systems at San Diego State University, editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Knowledge Management, co-editor-in-chief of IGI Global book series, 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, Innovation, and Entrepreneurial Systems Track co-chair at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. He is the author of over 150 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 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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