Search for dissertations about: "emergency management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 132 swedish dissertations containing the words emergency management.

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

    University dissertation from Fire Safety Engineering and Systems Safety

    Author : Christian Uhr; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : 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

  2. 2. Analytic Input to Societal Emergency Management - On the Design of Methods

    University dissertation from Department of Fire Safety Engineering and Systems Safety, Lund University

    Author : Marcus Abrahamsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; emergency preparedness; emergency management; emergency response system; design; vulnerability analysis; risk analysis; preferences; values; evaluation.;

    Abstract : Information from performed risk and vulnerability analyses, evaluation of responses in relation to actual emergencies etcetera can be very useful in efforts directed at preventing, mitigating and/or preparing for future emergencies. This thesis focuses on the development of methods for such analysis and evaluation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Secure emergency communications of emergency responders a case study of Kemi municipality in Finland

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Heidi Hartikainen; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; emergency management; information security; emergency response; emergency communications; secure communications; Information technology - Computer science; Informationsteknik - Datorvetenskap; Data och Systemvetenskap; Computer and Systems Science;

    Abstract : Emergency response is highly time-critical and information dependent: every moment counts and organizations need to access various information that supports their decision making and informs them about the scale and location of the emergency, the damages, and the availability of human and physical resources. This kind information can originate from many different places and the situation can be stressful as there is a need to communicate quickly, reliably and accurately within their own organization, but also inter-organizationally. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk and vulnerability analysis in society’s proactive emergency management: Developing methods and improving practices

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Henrik Hassel; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Technical infrastructures; Risk and vulnerability analysis; municipalities; preferences; emergency response systems; method development; emergency management; design research;

    Abstract : Risk and vulnerability analyses can play important roles in the society’s proactive emergency management. This thesis addresses two ways of improving the analysis of risk and vulnerability analysis in this context. First, by developing methods for risk and vulnerability analysis of technical infrastructure networks and emergency response systems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Managing Medical Emergency Calls

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Karl Hedman; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Conversation Analysis; emergency call operator; emotion management; instruction giving; medical emergency calls; nurse; physician; questioning; risk management; Swedish;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a conversation analytic examination of recurrent practices of interaction in medical emergency calls. The study expands the analytical focus in past research on emergency calls between emergency call operators and callers to pre-hospital emergency care interaction on the phone between nurses, physicians and callers. READ MORE