DESIGNING, DEVELOPING, AND IMPLEMENTING A DISASTER/EMERGENCY PROGRAM Disaster/emergency programs represent an important component for any organization. It follows that the current discussion provides a detailed description of how to design, develop, and implement a disaster/emergency program for an organization. Attention is given to implementation challenges including cost/budget constraints and internal and external political resistance. Potential solutions are prescribed for each of these issues. The Design Phase The design phase of the process involves the development of the fundamental logic and rationale of the program. In other words, design involves the production of various documents including blueprints, schematics, and...The end:
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