George Furnas

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I can't make out the fine print, but the big title says "Certificate of Participation".
Apr 05, 2019
What personal qualities and situational factors enable someone rise to leadership in disaster?
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(cont.) All of those things can increase the probability of success of a group's enterprise, and hence make it more worth following that leader.
Feb 07, 2018
What personal qualities and situational factors enable someone rise to leadership in disaster?
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I think the description of the Position source neglects some other important aspects. Here it focuses on reward and punishment (very mid-20th century, Skinnerian!). Position in an organization carries with it the backing of that organization more generally -- not just to punish and reward -- but in the provision of resources, access to information flows, conferring status when dealing with outsiders, etc.
Feb 07, 2018
What personal qualities and situational factors enable someone rise to leadership in disaster?
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I wonder how much can be learned from historical situations where disasters became "routine", for example during the blitz in England in WWII. It might be interesting to see response evolved from being more spontaneous, to more organized (or perhaps it was all well set up before the first bombs fell.)
Nov 04, 2017
What personal qualities and situational factors enable someone rise to leadership in disaster?
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