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Annual conference 2015




16th Annual Conference


Organizational Crisis Management


28 April, 2015


Mitzpor Hall (30th floor) Eshkol Tower, University of Haifa







Greetings: Prof. Itzhak Harpaz,Dean of Graduate Studies & Director of the Center for the Study of Organizations and Human Resource Management,University of Haifa



13:15 - 13:00

Chairperson: Prof. Ely Weitz, Labor Studies Department, The Gershon H. Gordon Faculty of Social Sciences, Tel Aviv University

Session I:

Prof. Zachary Sheaffer, Head MBA Programme and D.Phil. Departmental Coordinator ,Dept. of Economics and Business Administration, Ariel University



14:00 - 13:15

Organisational crisis: Antecedents, consequences and challenges


Prof. Avigdor KaplanChief Executive Officer of Alon Israel Oil Company Ltd 


14:45 - 14:00

Saving Organizations From Crisis Events


Coffee Break


Chairperson: Dr. Michal Biron,Faculty of Management, University of Haifa

Session II:

 Mr. Haim YalinEshkol Regional Council head



Crisis Management in Regional Council

Prof. Alan (Avi) Kirschenbaum,Kirschenbaum Consultants Ltd & S. Neaman Institute for National Policy Research, Technion.



High Risk Organizations: The Role of Social Networks in Organizational Survival


Coffee Break


Chairperson: Aviv Kidron,Department of Human Services,The Academic Yezreel Valley College

Session III:

Mr. Ika Abravanel Owner and CEO of "Integratika Ltd"-The former Chief Integration officer of "Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd




Crisis Management on PMI


Dr. Carmit Rapaport, University of Haifa and Yezreel Valley College


18:15 - 17:30

Organizational continuity under extreme conditions

Closing Remarks: Shay Tzafrir,Faculty of Management, University of Haifa






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Ahuva Goren-Windsor, Ph.D.
Environmental Psychologist, Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel

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