The Role of Strategic Thinking in the Quality of Crisis Management OperationsThe Role of Strategic Thinking in the Quality of Crisis Management Operations
Crisis has a common and applied concept in various sciences and planning areas for naming incidents and events that affect society and organization. Along with the growth, development and evolution of societies, there have also been an increase more complex, more unknown, and more costly (fatality and financial) disaster hazards. In short, taking targeted action and doing the right thing in a right way in all management levels for overcoming the Crisis r are part of Principles and tasks of comprehensive disaster management. It should be noted that this issue has a great importance in Iranian Red Crescent Society. The purpose of this study is to identify the relationship between strategic thinking and disaster management in the Kurdistan Red Crescent Society. In this regard, the standard questionnaires on strategic thinking and Crisis disaster management was distributed among the selected sample (111 individuals), which was analyzed by simple random sampling from the statistical population (181 people) consisting of managers, experts, officials, authorities and expert volunteers on disaster management. Face and content validity were used to determine the validity of the questionnaire, and the Cronbach's alpha method was used to measure the reliability of the questionnaire. This research is descriptive in terms of method, and from the correlation branch; in terms of time intervals this is a single cross-sectional study; and in terms of purpose, this is an applied study. The important findings of the research indicate that there is a positive and significant relationship between strategic thinking and its dimensions with disaster management, in which the system thinking dimension has the most significant relationship with disaster management.