Accession Number:

AD0678593

Title:

THE FUNCTIONING OF ESTABLISHED ORGANIZATIONS IN COMMUNITY DISASTERS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OHIO STATE UNIV COLUMBUS DISASTER RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

58.0

Abstract:

Established organizations refer to those which respond, in a disaster context, with their regular personnel engaged in familiar tasks. A theoretical framework is presented viewing such organizations pre-disaster operations as constituting a situation where their capabilities exceed the demands made on them. From this conceptualization, certain hypotheses are derived indicating conditions of organizational stress. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Defense

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE