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We Have Not Lived Long Enough: Making Sense and Learning from Bushfire In Australia
We Have Not Lived Long Enough: Making Sense and Learning from Bushfire In Australia
18 Aug 2015

We Have Not Lived Long Enough: Making Sense and Learning from Bushfire In Australia

Organisations increasingly find themselves responding to unprecedented natural disasters that are expereinced as complex, unpredictable, and harmful. This study examines how organisations understood and learned from these novel experiences by examining three Australian bushfires. My study shows how sensemaking and learning occurred during public inquires that followed these events, and how learning continued in emergency management organisations.

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