Managing Crises Overseas

Scott Alan Ast

August 15, 2016 by CRC Press
Reference - 248 Pages - 12 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781482245790 - CAT# K23552

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    • Identifies the risk, liabilities, safety, and security threats to expatriates and projects outside of North America
    • Explains the various definitions and classifications of crises and how such events overseas can cause myriad unforeseen challenges
    • Details how to best liaison with law enforcement, government agencies, and military in-crisis and after a crisis
    • Establishes how drills, exercises, and pre-planning can mitigate events and safe lives in a crisis
    • Outlines how to develop joint crisis management and security plans for overseas projects and offices


The book examines crisis management for operations located outside of a corporation’s normal confines, particularly in regions which might be overtly threatening or hostile to multinational corporations and their people and assets overseas. Outlining proper operating procedures, planning, implementation, and drills, it demonstrates how proper planning and effective management systems in place prior to a crisis can mean the difference between life and death. The book helps organizations establish best practices in crisis management to ensure safety and security of personnel, assets, and properties overseas, even in potentially volatile environments.