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The Politics of Crisis Management: Public Leadership Under Pressure
In times of crisis, communities and members of organizations expect their leaders to minimize the impact of the crisis at hand, while critics and bureaucratic competitors try to seize the moment to blame incumbent rulers and their policies. In this extreme environment, policy makers must somehow establish a sense of normality, and foster collective learning from the crisis ...more
Paperback, 182 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Cambridge University Press
(first published January 1st 2005)
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This book divides crisis management into phases as they relate to leadership. In general and for the phases, it examines psychological, political, and sociological tendencies with an eye toward giving strategic advice to leaders on managing the situation and themselves. It's a short book with some interesting examples.