Journal of Information Resources Management ›› 2021, Vol. 11 ›› Issue (1): 8-17.doi: 10.13365/j.jirm.2021.01.008

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Emergency Knowledge Management: Theoretical Basis, Research Field and Application Prospect

Ke Ping   

  1. Department of Information Resources Management, Business School, Nankai University, Tianjin, 300071
  • Online:2021-01-26 Published:2021-02-02

Abstract: The frequent occurrence of major emergencies has prompted the academic community to pay more attention to innovative research on emergency management. The introduction of knowledge management into emergency management has created a new field of emergency knowledge management. This paper clarified the relationship between emergency knowledge management and emergency management, emergency information management, and believed that emergency knowledge management should take safety science, public management, cognitive science and knowledge science as the theoretical basis, and proposed six research areas of emergency knowledge management, including knowledge management for four kinds of major emergencies, emergency knowledge management technology and emergency open knowledge management. On this basis, facing the future, the application prospect of emergency knowledge management is put forward.

Key words: Emergency knowledge management, Emergency management, Knowledge management, Major emergencies, Public safety

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