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Organizations at Work During a Crisis

1. How can organizations successfully work together during a crisis?

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Homeland Security/Crisis Management
1. How can organizations successfully work together during a crisis?
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Crisis is a change - either sudden or evolving - that results in an urgent problem that must be addressed immediately. Crisis must be immediately contained because failure to do so shall make the problem grow worse. Three elements are common to most definitions of crisis: (a) a threat to the organization, (b) the element of surprise, and (c) a short decision time, and (d) the need for change. (Wikipedia Free Dictionary).Consequently, Crisis management is the process by which an organization deals with a major unpredictable event that threatens to harm the organization, its stakeholders, or the general public.

When two or more people get together and agree to coordinate their activities in order to achieve their common goals, an Organization has been born. Its purpose is to create an arrangement of ...

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A suggestion on how organizations could work together successfully during a crisis. the suggestion focuses on the importance of group unity and cooperation or group efficacy built on a strong character strength.

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