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Underneath in a very rough categorization, the results from our query about network structure and performance in the context of emergency response management (EMR)/disaster relief.
Many thanks to all the contributors for their suggestions.
Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University
ERM networks, structure and performance
Miruna Petrescu-Prahova and Carter T.
Butts. $B!H(BEmergent Coordinators in the
Benjamin Lind, Carter T. Butts, Miruna Petrescu-Prahova and Miguel Tirado. 2008. $B!H(BBrokerage Roles in Disaster Response: Organizational Mediation in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina$B!I(B. International Journal of Emergency Management 5:75-99, 2008
Tierney, Kathleen and
Joseph Trainor. 2004. Networks and resilience in the
Topper, Curtis M. and Kathleen M. Carley. 1999. A structural perspective on the emergence of network organizations. Journal of Mathematical Sociology, 24(1):67-96.
Carley, Kathleen M. and John Harrald. 1997. Organizational learning under fire: Theory and practice. American Behavioral Scientist, 40(3): 310-332.
Kapucu, Naim. (2006). $B!H(BInteragency Communication Networks during Emergencies: Boundary Spanners in Multi-agency Coordination,$B!I(B The American Review of Public Administration (ARPA).Volume 36 (2): 207-225. (The winner of the Best Paper Award for 2004 by Section on Crisis and Emergency Management (SCEM) of the American Society for Public Administration)
Comfort, Louise K. and Naim Kapucu. (2006). $B!H(BInter-organizational Coordination in Extreme Events: The
Kapucu, Naim. (2006). $B!H(BPublic-Nonprofit Partnerships for Collective Action in Dynamic Contexts,$B!I(B Public Administration: An International Quarterly. Volume 84 (1): 205-220.
Kapucu, Naim. (2005). $B!H(BInterorganizational Coordination in Dynamic Contexts: Networks in Emergency Management,$B!I(B Connections: Journal of International Network for Social Network Analysis.Volume 26(2): 9-24.
Bennet, J. (1995). Meeting Needs: NGO Coordination in Practice.
Doerfel, M.L. & Taylor, M. (2004). Network Dynamics of Inter-organizational Cooperation: The Croatian Civil Movement. Communication Monographs, vol. 71, no. 4, pp. 373-394.
Harpviken, K.B., Millard, A.S, &
Mel, de, E. (2002). Coordination of Humanitarian Aid: A UN Perspective. The Lancet, vol. 360, pp. 335-336.
Stephenson, M. (2005). Making Humanitarian Relief Networks more Effective: Operational Coordination, Trust and Sense Making. Disasters, vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 337-350.
Networks of Democracy: Lessons from Kosovo for
EMR networks and ICT
Comfort, L.K., K. Ko and A. Zagorecki. 2004. Coordination in rapidly evolving disaster response systems: the role of information. American Behavioral Scientist, 48(3):295-313.
Carter T. Butts,
Miruna Petrescu-Prahova and B. Remy Cross. $B!H(BResponder Communication Networks in
Comfort, Louise. 1996. Self-organizing
process in disaster: A comparative study of response systems following the 1993
Martin, E.C. &
Miller, J.L. (2003). NGOs and the Development of
McEntire, D. A.
(2000). Coordinating Multi-Organizational Responses to Disaster: Lessons from
the March 28, 2000,
Bui, T., Cho, S., Sankaran, S. & Sovereign, M. (2000). A Framework for Designing a Global Network for Multinational Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief. Information System Frontiers, vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 427-442.
Maiers, C., Reynolds, M. & Haselkorn, M. (2005). Challenges to Effective Information and Communication Systems in Humanitarian Relief Organizations. IEEE International Professional Communication Conference Proceeding, online available.
Zhang, D., Zhou, L. & Nunamaker Jr., J.F. (2002). A Knowledge Management Framework for Support of Decision Making in Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief. Knowledge and Information Systems, vol. 4, pp. 370-385.
Saab, J., Orendovici,
R., Van Gorp, A., Maitland, C., Maldonado, E., Ngamassi Tchouakeu, L., Zhao, K.
& Tapia, A.H. (2008). Building Global Bridges: Coordination Bodies for
Improved Information Sharing Among Humanitarian Relief Agencies. Proceedings of
the International ISCRAM Conference
EMR and interorganizational/intergroup relations (communities)
Granot, Hayim 1997. Emergency inter-organizational relationships. Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal, 6:305-310.
National Research Council. 2006. Facing
Hazards and Disasters: Understanding Human Dimensions.
Phillips, Brenda D., Lisa Garza, and David M. Neal. 1994. Intergroup relations in disasters: Service delivery barriers after Hurricane Andrew. Journal of Intergroup Relations, 21(1):18$B!>(B27.
Stallings, Robert A. and E.L. Quarantelli. 1985. Emergent citizen groups and emergency management. Public Administration Review, 45:93$B!>(B100.
Tierney, Kathleen. 2007. From the margins to the mainstream? Disaster research at the crossroads. Annual Review of Sociology, 33:503$B!>(B525.
Gillespie, David F. 1991. Coordinating
community resources. pp. 55$B!>(B78 in Thomas E. Drabek and Gerard J.
Hoetmer (eds.) Emergency Management: Principles and Practice for Local
Neal, David M. and Brenda D. Phillips. 1998. An examination of emergent norms and emergent social structures in collective behavior situations. Sociological Focus, 21:233$B!>(B243.
Sweet, S. 1998. The Effect of a Natural Disaster on Social Cohesion. International Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters, 16(3):322-31.
Wenger, D. 1978. Community Response to
Disaster. pp. 17-47 in Disasters: Theory and Research, edited by E. L.
Stephenson, M. (2006). Toward a Descriptive Model of Humanitarian Assistance Coordination. International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 41-57.
Whitman, J. &
Pocock, D. (ed.) (1996). After