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Actor co-ordination in the disaster rebuild phase: An explorative case study of the 2010/11 Christchurch earthquakes

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dc.contributor.author Wilson, Mark M. J. en
dc.contributor.author Merilainen, E. en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-09T21:32:57Z
dc.date.created 2014-07-04 en
dc.date.issued 2014-07 en
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10182/8737
dc.description.abstract The coordination of actors has been a major focus for much of the research in the disaster relief humanitarian logistics discipline. While much of this literature focuses on the initial response phase, little has been written on the longer term recover phase. As the response phase transitions into the longer term recover phase the number and types of actors change from predominantly disaster relief NGOs to more commercial entities we argue that humanitarian values should still be part of the rebuild phase. It has been noted that humanitarian actors both cooperate and compete at the same time (Balcik, Beamon, Krejci, Muramatsu and Ramirez, 2010), in a form of behavior that can be described as ‘co-opetition’ (Nalebuff and Brandenburger, 1996). We use a case study approach to examine an organizational model used to coordinate civil and commercial actors for the rebuild of the civil infrastructure for Christchurch, New Zealand following a series of devastating earthquakes in 2010/11. For the rebuild phase we argue that ‘co-opetition’ is a key behaviour that allows the blending of humanitarian and commercial values to help communities rebuild to a new normal. While at this early stage our contribution is limited, we eventually hope to fully elaborate on an organisational model that has been created specifically for the tight coordination of commercial actors and its relevance to the rebuild phase of a disaster. Examining the behaviour of co-opetition and the structures that incentivise this behaviour offers insights for the humanitarian logistic field. en
dc.format.extent 1-23 en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University of Auckland Business School en
dc.relation The original publication is available from - University of Auckland Business School - http://docs.business.auckland.ac.nz/Doc/Wilson-anzamsymposium2014_submission_125-final.pdf en
dc.rights Copyright © The Authors. en
dc.source 12th ANZAM Operations, Supply Chain and Services Management Symposium en
dc.subject Humanitarian logistics en
dc.subject coopetition en
dc.subject Christchurch earthquakes en
dc.subject disaster relief en
dc.subject SCIRT en
dc.title Actor co-ordination in the disaster rebuild phase: An explorative case study of the 2010/11 Christchurch earthquakes en
dc.type Conference Contribution - Published
lu.contributor.unit Lincoln University en
lu.contributor.unit Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce en
lu.contributor.unit Department of Global Value Chains and Trade en
pubs.finish-date 2014-07-04 en
pubs.organisational-group /LU
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce
pubs.organisational-group /LU/Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce/GVCT
pubs.publication-status Published en
pubs.publisher-url http://docs.business.auckland.ac.nz/Doc/Wilson-anzamsymposium2014_submission_125-final.pdf en
pubs.start-date 2014-07-02 en
lu.identifier.orcid 0000-0001-9949-5143
lu.subtype Conference Paper en


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