Proactive Crisis Management (PCM) : Perceptions of crisis-awareness and crisis-readiness in organizations in relation with their actual strategic initiatives against industrial crises caused by human errors.
Humanson, Richard; Nordeman, Patrik;
Open Access English
Published: 01 Jan 2017
Publisher: Blekinge Tekniska Högskola, Institutionen för industriell ekonomi
Abstract Purpose: In a competitive and constituently changing global business environment, it is almost impossible for organizations to avoid crises of various types and magnitude. The objective of this study is to display relationships between perception of crisis awareness, crisis readiness and the organizations` actual crisis management initiatives against major industrial crises. This thesis also aims to clarify if the perception of crisis-awareness and crisis-readiness could be affected by other factors that should be in considerations, which in turn could affect the outcomes of crisis-management initiatives and actions in industrial organizatio...