Organizing for Homeland Security after Katrina: Is Adaptive Management What’s Missing?
Article first published online: 24 MAY 2006
Public Administration Review
Volume 66, Issue 3, pages 302–318, May|June 2006
How to Cite
Wise, C. R. (2006), Organizing for Homeland Security after Katrina: Is Adaptive Management What’s Missing?. Public Administration Review, 66: 302–318. doi: 10.1111/j.1540-6210.2006.00587.x
- Issue published online: 24 MAY 2006
- Article first published online: 24 MAY 2006
This article analyzes performance and organizational issues revealed by the governmental response to Hurricane Katrina. It reviews and analyzes the organizational changes made in the federal government to address homeland security and presents several proposals for reorganization suggested by policy makers in the aftermath of Katrina. A management approach rooted in adaptive management is presented for use in the ongoing process of organizing for homeland security.