This article studies a disaster management network in the state of Gujarat, India. Through social network analysis and interviews, the article examines the governance structure of a disaster management network and identifies factors that affect its effectiveness. Four factors - trust, number of participants in the network, goal consensus and the need for network-level competencies based on the nature of the task - were examined. The article concludes by discussing how the dynamics of these factors affected this particular disaster management network.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Management Information Systems
- Management of Technology and Innovation