Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

The Network Governance of Crisis Response: Case Studies of Incident Command Systems

This examination of hierarchical incident command systems (ICS) used in crises explores how the network properties of crisis responses fundamentally affect ICS operations in terms of coordination, authority and trust.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2008-020; an abbreviated version was published in 2009 in the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory 19(4): 895-915.
  • Author(s): Donald P. Moynihan