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Crisis Management and Crisis Preparedness among Swedish Universities - Capturing Crisis Work in Pandemic Times

Bouvin, Rebecca LU and Kokkonen, Robin LU (2020) MGTN59 20201
Department of Business Administration
Abstract (Swedish)
This study examines crisis management work and crisis preparedness ability among Swedish
universities - contributing to fill out the existing research gap within this area. It takes 20 crisis
management plans into account, focusing on four more in particular along with the undertaking
of semi-structured interviews with four university Vice-Chancellors. Furthermore, a conventional
content analysis is used to examine the empirical data, and the results are later analyzed by using
crisis management theory, more precisely, the five-phase framework. Finally, the study concludes
that all four universities take crisis management work into account and are, to a certain extent,
crisis prepared. However, despite their existing efforts,... (More)
This study examines crisis management work and crisis preparedness ability among Swedish
universities - contributing to fill out the existing research gap within this area. It takes 20 crisis
management plans into account, focusing on four more in particular along with the undertaking
of semi-structured interviews with four university Vice-Chancellors. Furthermore, a conventional
content analysis is used to examine the empirical data, and the results are later analyzed by using
crisis management theory, more precisely, the five-phase framework. Finally, the study concludes
that all four universities take crisis management work into account and are, to a certain extent,
crisis prepared. However, despite their existing efforts, the universities can still undertake more
measures and activities to improve their crisis preparedness ability. (Less)
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author
Bouvin, Rebecca LU and Kokkonen, Robin LU
supervisor
organization
course
MGTN59 20201
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
crisis management, crisis preparedness, universities, crisis management plans
language
English
id
9012953
date added to LUP
2020-06-23 08:32:23
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2020-06-23 08:32:23
@misc{9012953,
  abstract     = {This study examines crisis management work and crisis preparedness ability among Swedish 
universities - contributing to fill out the existing research gap within this area. It takes 20 crisis 
management plans into account, focusing on four more in particular along with the undertaking 
of semi-structured interviews with four university Vice-Chancellors. Furthermore, a conventional 
content analysis is used to examine the empirical data, and the results are later analyzed by using 
crisis management theory, more precisely, the five-phase framework. Finally, the study concludes 
that all four universities take crisis management work into account and are, to a certain extent, 
crisis prepared. However, despite their existing efforts, the universities can still undertake more 
measures and activities to improve their crisis preparedness ability.},
  author       = {Bouvin, Rebecca and Kokkonen, Robin},
  keyword      = {crisis management,crisis preparedness,universities,crisis management plans},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Crisis Management and Crisis Preparedness among Swedish Universities - Capturing Crisis Work in Pandemic Times},
  year         = {2020},
}