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- What are some similarities and differences between crisis action planning and deliberate planning? Give an example of each type of scenario.

What happens in the Course of Action (COA) Development phase of Crisis Action Planning? Who participates? Do you think anyone else should be involved in the COA development process?

What is the difference between the execution planning phase and the execution phase? Give an example.

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What are some similarities and differences between crisis action planning and deliberate planning? Give an example of each type of scenario.

Deliberate planning is always considered for anticipated scenarios and not actual situations. These situations for which deliberate planning is done are hypothetical, but are considered critical. On the other hand, a crisis situation is unplanned and is dynamic. The time available to handle such situations is also short as compared to time available for deliberate planning. Usually the time available to plan in deliberate planning is 18-24 months, while in crisis planning the time available is only hours or days. Hence, time is a major difference between deliberate planning and crisis planning. Because of this time constraint only a selected few people are involved in planning. In deliberate planning people would be identified for positions and deployed to take over their respective roles. For example, in an organization there could be a contract which is likely to get signed post which there would be requirement to deliver to the client. Hence, the organization engages in deliberate planning to be prepared for changes likely to take place in future. In response to crisis, it is not necessary that a planned person would be tasked for a position. In crisis planning there is no resource planning. Since there is no time to plan, any person who is available and has ability to handle crisis would be deployed.

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The similarities and differences between crisis action planning and deliberate planning. The types of scenarios of each are given.

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