Designing a Phased Model of Crisis Management with the Empowerment Approach of Local Communities Using Meta-synthesis Approach

Document Type : Research Paper


1 Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Humanistic Discipline, Azad University, Birjand, Iran.

2 Prof., Department of Management, Faculty of Management, University of Sistan and Baluchestan , Zahedan, Iran.

3 Assistant Prof., Department of Management, Azad University, Birjand, Iran.


Objective: In recent years, an empowerment approach of local communities has emerged as one of the approaches used in crisis management. The present study aims to provide a Model of Crisis Management with an empowerment approach of local communities using a meta-synthesis approach.
Methods: This paper is conducted based on the archival research approach using Comparative method for identifying talent research approaches as a coding framework for the qualitative content analysis strategy using the meta-synthesis approach.
Results: In this study, the factors affecting crisis management with the capacity building approach of local communities in four categories: "factors related to the crisis prevention and mitigation phase", "factors related to the crisis preparedness phase", "factors related to the crisis response phase" and "Factors related to the post-crisis reconstruction and rehabilitation phase" were included. Also, each of these stages consisted of subsections.
Conclusion: Regarding the five-step model presented in this study, Given that a comprehensive and phased model for crisis management has not yet been developed with an emphasis on the empowerment of local communities in the country, this study can be considered a comprehensive and appropriate roadmap for crisis management with empowerment approach of local communities in the country.


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