Research Summaries

Back Hastily Formed Networks in Support of Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief (HA/DR) and Stability, Security, Transition and Reconstruction (SSTR) Operations

Fiscal Year 2011
Division Research & Sponsored Programs
Department Cebrowski Institute
Investigator(s) Higgins, Susan L.
Steckler, Brian D.
Sponsor Office of the Secretary of Defense (DoD)
Summary OASD-NII (ISS) desires to continue sponsoring NPS studies focused on the full range of Hastily Formed Networks (HFN) activities from the earliest stages (finding ways to bring the participating parties into a mode of cooperation and trust quickly a mature/functional HFN in the field. NPS students will deliver Masters Thesis projects to meet the goals of these studies. NPS faculty and student teams will deliver After Action Reports and/or Case Studies as appropriate. NPS faculty and students will consider issues such as preparatory training, overcoming organizational biases and conditioned tendencies, technologies to facilitate information sharing, agreements on decision-making and coordination, and involvement of citizens, industry and civilian and military entities. The topic areas to be covered by these studies will be agreed upon in discussions between the Principal Investigator and the OASD-NII (IIS) Point of Contact.
Keywords Trust, Collaboration, Hastily Formed Networks, Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Relief, Info Sharing
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