Managing Disaster Networks in India: study of structure and effectiveness

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This article studies a disaster management network in the state of Gujarat, India. Through social network analysis and interviews, the article examines the governance structure of a disaster management network and identifies factors that affect its effectiveness. Four factors - trust, number of participants in the network, goal consensus and the need for network-level competencies based on the nature of the task - were examined. The article concludes by discussing how the dynamics of these factors affected this particular disaster management network.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)363-382
Number of pages20
JournalPublic Management Review
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Technology and Innovation


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