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Author Rui Chen; Raghav H. Rao; Raj Sharman; Shambhu J Upadhyaya; Catherine Cook-Cottone
Title Examination of emergency response from knowledge and psychology perspectives Type Conference Article
Year (down) 2010 Publication ISCRAM 2010 – 7th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management: Defining Crisis Management 3.0, Proceedings Abbreviated Journal ISCRAM 2010
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Keywords Information systems; Emergency response; Emergency Response Information Systems; Emergency response management; Knowledge; Organizational effectiveness; Psychological factors; Psychology; Research-in-progress; Emergency services
Abstract This research-in-progress examines the roles of technology and human systems in supporting emergency response management through the dual perspectives of knowledge and psychology. Task critical knowledge is linked to organizational effectiveness in delivering business value and psychological factors characterize the unique challenges of an emergency context. This exploratory research is among the first to develop a theoretical model based on these two important yet understudied theoretical aspects. The article contributes to the research development in emergency response information systems and sheds light on the organizational response management practice.
Address Ball State University, United States; State University of New York, Buffalo, United States
Corporate Author Thesis
Publisher Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, ISCRAM Place of Publication Seattle, WA Editor S. French, B. Tomaszewski, C. Zobel
Language English Summary Language English Original Title
Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title
Series Volume Series Issue Edition
ISSN 2411-3387 ISBN Medium
Track Poster Session Expedition Conference 7th International ISCRAM Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
Notes Approved no
Call Number Serial 390
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Author Rui Chen; Thirumurugan Thiyagarajan; Raghav H. Rao; JinKyu LeeK.
Title Design of a FOSS system for flood disaster management Type Conference Article
Year (down) 2010 Publication ISCRAM 2010 – 7th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management: Defining Crisis Management 3.0, Proceedings Abbreviated Journal ISCRAM 2010
Volume Issue Pages
Keywords Design; Disaster prevention; Floods; Open source software; Open systems; Disaster management; Disaster management informations; Flood disaster management; Foss; Information technology solutions; Management tasks; Open source system; System requirements; Disasters
Abstract In this paper we study how information technology solutions can be used when disasters strike. This research in progress focuses on flood disasters and it proposes the design for flood disaster management. To increase the utility of the disaster management information system, we follow the free and open source system (FOSS) concept. Informed by the management tasks of flood response, we elaborate the system requirements and key functionalities. The system has received preliminary evaluation by the domain experts and is currently under further development.
Address Ball State University, United States; State University of New York, Buffalo, United States; Oklahoma State University, United States
Corporate Author Thesis
Publisher Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, ISCRAM Place of Publication Seattle, WA Editor S. French, B. Tomaszewski, C. Zobel
Language English Summary Language English Original Title
Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title
Series Volume Series Issue Edition
ISSN 2411-3387 ISBN Medium
Track Special Session: Response Information Systems Requirement Engineering and Evaluation Expedition Conference 7th International ISCRAM Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management
Notes Approved no
Call Number Serial 391
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