Please help with writing ideas for an essay on the 'History of Crisis Management, Present status and future outlook.' I need to use Peer-reviewed articles. There should be a focus and flow that ties all of the research together. Research should come from journals such as: the Harvard Business Review, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, etc.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 20, 2018, 11:20 am ad1c9bdddf
"History of Crisis Management, Present Status and Future Outlook"
*For papers of this kind with no predetermined focus, I usually start with a definition or two, and then break them down into subheadings. Here are 13 possible subheadings, and each subheading will allow for a treatment of the major components of the subject of organizational or business crisis management. My comments are prefaced by an asterisk (*) and possible ideas for each section are prefaced with a forward slash (/). If I directly quote from the reference, the quote is in quotation marks (" ")
*Since four journals are specifically mentioned, I would look for those journals and search for any one of the subheadings. Since you need at least 10 references that are 5 years or less old, I could look for a few from each of these journals if possible for a total of 10-12, and then utilize
other sources for other clarification, case studies, or innovative ideas. I am also including textbook references from my business library.
Definition of 'Crisis Management'
The identification of threats to an organization and its stakeholders, and the methods used by the organization to deal with these threats. Due to the unpredictability of global events, organizations must be able to cope with the potential for drastic changes to the way they conduct business. Crisis management often requires decisions to be made within a short time frame, and often after an event has already taken place. In order to reduce uncertainty in the event of a crisis, organizations often create a crisis management plan.
Investopedia explains 'Crisis Management'
Unlike risk management, which involves planning for events that might occur in the future, crisis management involves reacting to an event once it has occurred. An oil company for example, may have a plan in place to deal with the possibility of an oil spill, but if such a disaster actually occurs, the magnitude of the spill, the backlash of public opinion and the cost of cleanup can vary greatly and may exceed expectations.
"Crisis Management" Investopedia. (2013)
* EACH SUBHEADING RELATES TO A PART OF THE DEFINITIONS ABOVE. I WILL TRY TO ADAPT THE TITLES SO THAT THEY COULD POSSIBLY BECOME YOUR SUBHEADING TITLES.
1.The identification of threats to an organization and its stakeholders
/SWOT Analysis is a preliminary effort to achieve the goal of crisis management is the SWOT analysis, which should be a part of every business plan and should be adjusted every year. A SWOT analysis researches and lists the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats facing the business. The size (in terms of current workforce ...
The solution discusses the history of crisis management.