Decision making and problem solving concepts and principles

The paper must be in APA format and include a cover page, abstract, discussion, conclusion, and references. The Written Exercise paper should go beyond the obvious, be written at a graduate level, and must be at least 1,000 words in length. These assignments must be scholarly written and must follow the current American Psychological Association (APA) format and style (e.g., doublespaced, indents, etc.) and include the following: a title page, abstract, discussion, conclusion, and references. Students must use at least three resources to support their position. Remember, all resources including, but not limited to, journals, magazines, and/or books must be properly cited using APA style. Also use the following book. Haddow, G. D., Bullock, J. A., & Coppola, D. P. (2014). Introduction to Emergency Management. Waltham, MA: Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann.
Background:
FEMA a number of decision making and problem solving concepts and principles. As the course serves to highlight, decision making and problem solving are critical skill areas for anyone working as part of the emergency response community. Professionals working in this arena must have the ability to make sound, timely decisions in an emergency. Oftentimes, decisions can have a significant impact on both emergency responders and the general public in times of crisis. Moreover, decisions made can determine how quickly a community is able to recover from an event.
Assignment:
Identify a minimum of 5 concepts/principles introduced in the course. One of the concepts must be the 5-step Problem Solving Model. However, you are free to select the other remaining concepts/principles. Next, please critically analyze the applicable concepts/principles and how each can be applied to:
-Your professional work setting/organization
-The emergency management community
-Your jurisdiction
In Hampton Roads Virginia area
Paper must be completed by NLT 7pm 8 FEB 2015