Collaboration and Governance in the Emergency Services: Issues, Opportunities and Challenge

PARESH WANKHADE, Swetketu Patnaik

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This unique text provides fresh insights and understanding of the governance and collaboration issues between emergency services in a dynamic policy and organisational environment in a global world. The book offers critical insights into the theory and rationale behind the interoperability and collaboration between the emergency services and examines in detail, important themes around trust, leadership, workforce wellbeing and resilience and professional culture(s), each having great significance for the success of the interoperability and governance agenda. The chapters cover new materials, including the research conducted by the authors and are written in a style that is easily accessible. This book caters to a wide audience of researchers, academics, students, emergency services staff, leaders and public managers, both in the UK and internationally.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
PublisherPalgrave Pivot
Number of pages145
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-21329-9
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-21328-2
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2019


  • Emergency services
  • Collaboration
  • Governance
  • Interoperability
  • organistaional culture
  • trust
  • leadership


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