You are here

Level 1 Crisis

The mission of this working group is to focus on discussions about the Level 1 Crisis.

Members

Kathy Gilbeaux mdmcdonald

Email address for group

level-1-crisis@m.resiliencesystem.org

Level 3 Crises Addressed as Level 1 Crises

The Collapse of Sensemaking in Organizations-The Mann Gulch Fire

submitted by "Anonymous"

This is a useful thread.  Several of you might be interested in the link to the famous article "The Collapse of Sensemaking in Organizations:The Mann Gulch Disaster," by Karl E. Weick (http://www.cs.unibo.it/~ruffino/Letture%20TDPC/K.%20Weick%20-%20The%20collapse%20of%20sensemaking.pdf) about the 1949 Mann Gulf fire in Montana where 13 firefghters died in a wildfire.   The section beginning on p. 11 "From Vulnerability to Resilience" and from pp 17-23 on "Structures for Resilience" may be particularly applicable.

Some of the comments in the thread also are worthwhile, like input on "Community Involvement."

Country / Region Tags: 
General Topic Tags: 
Problem, Solution, SitRep, or ?: 
howdy folks