Read the Electronic Reserve Reading articles “Boston marathon: a case study in lessons learned following last year’s bombing tragedy” and the Executive Summary (pp. 3-11) within the “After-Action Report for the Response to the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings.”
Identify issues within the report that relate to topics covered in this course, such as leadership, decision making, organizational culture, communication, politics and power, employee training, teams, etc.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you analyze these topics as they pertain to the Boston Marathon Bombing. Describe how these factors played into the level of effectiveness in law enforcement’s response to the disaster.
Format your paper according to APA standards. Three references required.
- Gorby, D. M. (2013). The failure of traditional measures of police performance and the rise of broader measures of performance. Policing: A Journal of Policy & Practice, 7(4), 392-400.
- Lasky, S. (2014). Boston marathon a case study in lessons learned following last year’s bombing tragedy. SecurityInfoWatch.Com, n/a.
- Thomas, R. E., & White, C. J. (2011). Conflict management in the workplace: The manager’s role. Leadership & Organizational Management Journal, 2011(1), 146-153.