Crisis Management And Civil Unrest: Seeing The La Riots Through An Industrial Lens

Christine Pearson, Mindy Kirby

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Abstract

Pearson, C. and Kirby, M., 1993, Crisis management and civil unrest: seeing the LA riots through an industrial lens, Industrial & Environmental Crisis Quarterly, 7:4, 262-278. This article describes an industrial perspective of the effects of and respons es to the Los Angeles riots of 1992. Using a time phase model, this study examines the efforts made by businesses to detect early warning signals, pre pare for the riots, contain damages, and resume operations. In addition, the authors identify lessons that businesses can apply to prepare for civil unrest.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-278
Number of pages18
JournalOrganization and Environment
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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