Prompt: Your crisis response plan should answer the following question: How should your organization adapt to address the given emergency, while still advancing the goals and objectives outlined in your organizational strategy proposal?
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
I. Situational Analysis: Dissect the crisis scenario to isolate the specific problems that must be addressed. Identify root causes and any other relevant factors that can be used in creating your response tactics. Finally, organize each problem into a hierarchy of importance for effectively prioritizing the response efforts.
II. Response Plan a) Based on your situational analysis, propose specific response tactics that your organization can reasonably and effectively apply to address the given situation, including all of the component problems that you identified in your analysis. Additionally, determine contingency options that can be used if you run into obstacles for each of the response tactics that you propose.
b) Justify why your plan is the best course of action for addressing the crisis situation by citing specific evidence of how it would most effectively address the crisis while still meeting the goals and objectives of the organization.
III. Impacts to Organizational Strategy a) Financial Impacts: Explain how this crisis response plan will impact the organization’s allocation of resources as described in your organizational strategy proposal. How will the plan account for these impacts while still advancing the organizational goals and objectives?
b) Impacts to Personnel i. Explain how you will communicate the crisis response plan to members of the organization in a timely and appropriate manner. How well does this align with your organizational strategy for training personnel?
ii. Explain how you will advise leadership to be ethical and socially responsible in their decision making while implementing the crisis response plan. How well does this align with your organizational strategy for training personnel?
c) Impacts to Community Relations i. Determine how you will appropriately and transparently communicate the crisis response efforts to the community. How well does this align with your organizational strategy for maintaining positive community relations?
ii. What are the potential liabilities for the organization? How will you account for these while still advancing the organizational goals and objectives?
Guidelines for Submission: Your crisis response plan should be about 4 to 6 pages and should use 12-point Times New Roman, double spacing, and one-inch margins. Sources should be cited according to APA style.