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Author Magiswary Dorasamy; Murali Raman pdf  isbn
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  Title Information systems to support disaster planning and response: Problem diagnosis and research gap analysis Type Conference Article
  Year 2011 Publication 8th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management: From Early-Warning Systems to Preparedness and Training, ISCRAM 2011 Abbreviated Journal ISCRAM 2011  
  Volume Issue Pages  
  Keywords Disasters; Information systems; Knowledge acquisition; Knowledge based systems; Action research; Design and implements; Disaster planning; Institutional contexts; Knowledge management system; Knowledge process; Security council; Success; Disaster prevention  
  Abstract There is significant gap in the literature and past research on Knowledge Management Systems (KMS) in the domain of disasters. This PhD research work is an action research to design and implement a web-based knowledge management system that aims to fill this theoretical gap in KMS for disasters and to improve the disaster planning and response efforts within an institutional context. The diagnostic stage results imply that the organisation can benefit from the implementation of an information system to support its disaster planning and response efforts. Current scenario at the State Crisis and Security Council (SCSC) in Malaysia revealed some real challenges pertaining to communication, coordination and knowledge processes between SCSC and its district level officers (DO). The proposition of this research is that a well-defined knowledge management system can successfully support disaster planning and response effort in organizations.  
  Address Multimedia University Malaysia, Malaysia  
  Corporate Author (up) Thesis  
  Publisher Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, ISCRAM Place of Publication Lisbon Editor M.A. Santos, L. Sousa, E. Portela  
  Language English Summary Language English Original Title  
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  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 2411-3387 ISBN 9789724922478 Medium  
  Track Planning and Foresight Expedition Conference 8th International ISCRAM Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management  
  Notes Approved no  
  Call Number Serial 454  
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