role of social networks crisis/emergency management
- Hello colleagues,
I am working on a research project exploring the "role of social
networks crisis/emergency management." In particular, I would like to
apply the Social/Organization Network Analysis technique at our Local
Health Department (with our Bio-terrorism unit), and apply our
findings to make better decisions in managing (i.e. training,
disseminating information and simulating exercises) emergencies.
If you have any resources you can refer me to or insight you can
share, I'd be grateful.
City of Chicago
you may find the work of Baber et al of interest:
This combines analysis of social networks propositional knowledge and
task networks. They have done a couple of case studies looking at
emergency services (see the example on page 6 of the paper) and have
developed a tool, WESTT, to collect and analyse data captured in