Reporting for Duty A Synthesis of Research on Role Conflict Strain and Abandonment Among Emergency Responders During Disasters and Catastrophes
Trainor, J. and Barsky, L. (2011). Reporting for Duty?: A Synthesis of Research on Role Conflict, Strain and Abandonment Among Emergency Responders During Disasters and Catastrophes. University of Delaware, Disaster Research Center.
The authors reviewed over 100 reports, articles, documents, and analyses related to whether or not responders would be willing to report to work during a disaster. They summarize the research, and present conclusions pertaining to role conflict, role strain and role abandonment, emphasizing worker safety, family support and safety, and communicating expectations and a culture of responsibility in the workplace.