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Cover for Managing health-related crises in the cruise industry.

This chapter provides a comprehensive analysis of health-related crises within the cruise industry and offers empirical recommendations for both practitioners and scholars. This chapter is divided into 3 parts: the first part briefly reviews the relevant concepts and definitions, the second part...

Author(s)
Liu BingJie; Pennington-Gray, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Critical reflections on the role of interpretation in visitor management.

This chapter begins with a review of definitions of interpretation, noting its relationships with other forms of communication between management and visitors. This is followed by a brief history of interpretation and visitor management (VM) that highlights the evolution of a range of management...

Author(s)
Moscardo, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647357)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evaluating outdoor recreation management practices.

This chapter assesses the efficacy of management practices in outdoor recreation by reviewing and summarizing the body of research on six basic categories of management practices: (1) information and education; (2) use rationing and allocation; (3) rules and regulations; (4) law enforcement; (5)...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction: why do we need to prepare?

This chapter presents an introduction to the contents of the book; it discusses some of the benefits of planning for health emergencies, as well as why one prepares for emergencies. It briefly describes the legislative setting with regards to emergencies, health service and systems preparedness,...

Author(s)
Sellwood, C.; Wapling, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The planning process.

This chapter, which is based on a wider discussion on emergency preparedness and business continuity in Pandemic Influenza, 2nd edition (J. Van-Tam and C. Sellwood (eds) 2013), discusses the planning process, using the integrated emergency management model as a basis. It reviews the various...

Author(s)
Sellwood, C.; Wapling, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Business continuity.

This chapter examines the importance of business continuity for all organizations in relation to health emergencies and incidents; describes the 'plan, do, check, act' (PDCA) cycle; presents the steps to developing a business continuity system; and features the strategies for the assessment of the...

Author(s)
Hebdon, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mass casualty incidents.

This chapter largely considers the preparedness for, and response to, mass casualty incidents (MCIs) in the UK. It presents the definition of a mass casualty incident; the differences between a mass casualty incidence and a major incident; and, the challenges for the UK National Health Service in...

Author(s)
Shanahan, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Command, control and communication.

This chapter briefly outlines the system of command, control and communication (C3) with regards to emergencies that generally operates within the UK, including its definitions: the 'concept of operations'; strategic, tactical and operational leadership and management; decision making; and,...

Author(s)
Rowe, A.; Thorpe, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for CBRN incidents.

This chapter reviews the causes of both accidental and deliberate release of hazardous chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) substances; general principles of identification and contact tracing; the initial operational response to exposure; management of fatalities; and,...

Author(s)
Chilcott, R. P.; Wyke, S. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A military case study.

This chapter presents and discusses a case study to identify the lessons that can be learned from military deployments to ensure a timely response and resilience to health emergencies. It examines the strategy of the military for preparing, maintaining and recovering its forces in response to an...

Author(s)
Ross, D.; Charnick, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644554)
Type
Book chapter

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