From Virginia Tech to Seattle Pacific U: An Exploratory Study of Perceptions Regarding Risk and Crisis Preparedness Among University Employees

  title={From Virginia Tech to Seattle Pacific U: An Exploratory Study of Perceptions Regarding Risk and Crisis Preparedness Among University Employees},
  author={Min Liu and Isaac Abeku Blankson and Laurel Servies Brooks},
  journal={Atlantic Journal of Communication},
  pages={211 - 224}
With recent tragic incidents like the 2007 Virginia Tech campus shooting and the 2014 Seattle Pacific University shooting, it is clear that crisis is always a possibility for colleges and universities. Many large organizations have crisis contingency plans, which are ineffective unless they are communicated to the desired target audience. The current study presents findings from a survey of university employees, measuring perception variables regarding risk and crisis preparedness. Women were… Expand
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