Search for dissertations about: "crisis management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 93 swedish dissertations containing the words crisis management.

  1. 1. Crisis management : psychological challenges for leaders

    Author : Susanne Hede; Ann Enander; Lars Saxon; Jarle Eid; Jarl Eid; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; crisis; crisis management; crisis preparedness; leadership; learning; motivation; municipal; psychology; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Ledarskap under påfrestande förhållanden; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to gain knowledge about how leaders holding the role as crisis manager at the Swedish municipal level perceive and experience crisis management in different phases.The thesis comprises four papers (Papers I-IV) based on empirical data. The sample consisted of relevant municipal leaders. READ MORE

  2. 2. Crisis, Accountability and Blame Management : Strategies and Survival of Political Office-Holders

    Author : Annika Brändström; Paul Hart; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; blame-management; blame-avoidance; crisis; accountability; presentational strategies; political office-holders; crisis-induced; ministerial career; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan;

    Abstract : Crises are an integral part of our modern world; they are breaking points that disturb our sense of normalcy. While some of them are treated as ‘normal incidents’ that are bound to occur in a vast and complex array of governmental activities, others spark a blaze of media attention, public emotions, and political upheaval. READ MORE

  3. 3. Poland under pressure 1980-81 : crisis management in state-society conflict

    Author : Witold Patoka; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Crisis management; Solidarity; State authorities; Super Powers; Polish Crisis 1980-81; Cold War; Political Decision-making;

    Abstract : The primary purpose of this study is to describe and analyze the crisis management strategies used by Solidarity and state authorities during the Polish Crisis 1980-81. These key domestic actors adjusted their actions in response to the international context of the crisis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Behind the Charts - Exploring Conditions for High Level Emergency Response Management in a Complex Environment

    Author : Christian Uhr; Avdelningen för Brandteknik; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; krishantering; ledning; trust; social networkanalysis; complex adaptive systems; emergency response management; crisis management; emergency management; disaster management; respons; responssystem; ledningssystem; nätverk; förtroende;

    Abstract : The thesis uses, as a starting point for a discussion of emergency response management, the problem of gradual coordinated adaptation of management functions in relation to an event and its dynamics. Empirical observations and analyses carried out in the research project show that important problemsolving processes not included in, and sometimes diverging from, planning and preparations frequently occur. READ MORE

  5. 5. Crisis Decisionmaking : A Cognitive-Institutional Approach

    Author : Eric K. Stern; Tom Bryder; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This dissertation, which is part of a research program on Crisis Management in the Baltic Sea Region (CM Baltic), probes the plausibility of integrating convergent elements of cognitive and neo-institutional theory to develop systematic research strategies suitable for use in dissecting, analyzing, and comparing historical cases of crisis decisionmaking. Particular emphasis is placed on the structure and dynamics of the small groups which figure prominently in crisis decisionmaking in a wide variety of cultures and institutional settings. READ MORE