Employees’ opinions on critical success factors and performance criteria in disaster and emergency management

Employees opinions on critical success factors

  • Saime Şahinöz Prof. Dr.
  • Ünal Yaprak Gümüşhane University/ Faculty of Health Sciences/ Department of Disaster Management
  • Turgut Şahinöz Gümüşhane University/ Faculty of Health Sciences/ Department of Disaster Management
Keywords: Critical success factors, Disaster, Emergency, Performance

Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the critical success factors at disaster and emergency management and to analyse their impact on performance to guide the managers and decision makers.

Methods: This was a cross-sectional study. It included all staff working in the fire brigade, 112 Emergency, Disaster and Emergency Management Authority and Red Crescent institutions serving in emergency situations in five provinces (Rize, Artvin, Trabzon, Gümüşhane, Bayburt) in the Eastern Black Sea region of Turkey. One province (Gümüşhane) was selected by cluster sampling method. Questionnaire which is the data collection method in the study was applied between 08/01/2016 - 02/02/2016 to all of the staff working in the fire brigade, 112 Emergency, Disaster and Emergency Management Authority and Red Crescent institutions serving in emergency situations in Gümüşhane province.

Results: It has been found out that there is a significant and positive relationship between all of the critical success factors, planning, response and recovery criteria, and performance variance.

Conclusions: The presence of well-planned emergency aid systems in the institutions or organizations involved in this area is an element of success. For this reason, this factor should be given more importance.

doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.35.6.778

How to cite this:
Sahinoz S, Yaprak U, Sahinoz T. Employees’ opinions on critical success factors and performance criteria in disaster and emergency management. Pak J Med Sci. 2019;35(6):1636-1641. doi: https://doi.org/10.12669/pjms.35.6.778

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Published
2019-10-08
Section
Original Articles