Challenges to effective information and communication systems in humanitarian relief organizations

@article{Maiers2005ChallengesTE,
  title={Challenges to effective information and communication systems in humanitarian relief organizations},
  author={Claire Maiers and Martin Reynolds and Mark Haselkorn},
  journal={IPCC 2005. Proceedings. International Professional Communication Conference, 2005.},
  year={2005},
  pages={82-91}
}
An effective information and communication system (ICS) is a central component of successful humanitarian relief efforts. An ICS involves not only IT but also people, practices, policies, and organizational environments. This paper explores major issues and challenges inherent to developing an effective ICS within the humanitarian relief non-governmental organization (NGO) sector. Although closely related, the issues and challenges inherent in both intraand inter-organizational communication in… CONTINUE READING
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