"International Committee of the Red Cross" Essays and Research Papers

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  • International Committee of the Red Cross: An Overview

    International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is a multinational institution based on humanitarian factors established with the main objective being availing humanitarian aid to victims of war and other calamities (Kim & Schneider 2009). ICRC basically known as Red Cross is a an organization established and focused to deliver humanitarian services in times of both natural disasters such as floods‚ droughts‚ storms and earthquakes as well as

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  • The International Committee of the Red Cross (Icrc): Managing Across Culture

    ‘We were an orgn made up of Swiss generalists. We are becoming a multicultural and professional enterprise.” INTRODUCTION Dr. Jacques Stroun‚ M.D. – (1999) Director of Human Resources & Finance (before Head of Detention Division‚ Deputy Director of Operations) ICRC – provide humanitarian relief‚ Humanitarian ‘Multinational’ Organisation Home base: Geneva‚ Switzerland Orgn Values – Neutrality‚ Independence‚ Discretion & Humanism Total Workforce – (2008) over 14‚000 over 100 nationalities Until

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  • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

    The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an international humanitarian movement with approximately 97 million volunteers‚ members and staff worldwide[2] which was founded to protect human life and health‚ to ensure respect for all human beings‚ and to prevent and alleviate human suffering‚ without any discrimination based on nationality‚ race‚ gender identity‚ religious beliefs‚ class or political opinions.[1] The movement consists of several distinct organizations that are legally

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  • The Red Cross

    The Red Cross By Kevin Smith The Red Cross is an international organization that thrives on donations and the kindness of others to succeed. This Red Cross supports military families‚ disaster relief‚ health and safety training along with education‚ and blood drives that save thousands of lives yearly. The Red Cross started in the year 1881 and was mainly used to help wounded soldiers from the battlefield. “The global Red Cross has evolved into the world’s largest humanitarian network -

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  • Red Cross Essay

    Federico Alcocer January 18‚ 2013 Mrs. Rivera 3B The Red Cross It was during 1919 in Paris after World War 1 had just finished‚ when the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies was founded (IFRC). The idea of having such a symbol as a Red Cross came from Henry Dunant in 1859. It all started when Dunant witnessed a bloody battle scene in Solferino‚ Italy. Over 40‚000 men laid dead or wounded in the battlefield without any medical help. It was from there and

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  • American Red Cross

    The mission statement simply states‚ that the American Red Cross‚ is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement. It was created to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent‚ prepare for‚ and respond to emergencies. The American Red Cross is a non profit organization founded in 1881 by Clara Barton to aid victims of fires‚ floods‚ and hurricanes. This charity‚ though

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  • Four Approaches to International Staffing- Microsoft and Red Cross

    Four approaches to international staffing‚ advantages and disadvantages. The globalisation of the world’s business economy has been particularly significant‚ resulting in an increase in the importance of‚ and interest in‚ international human resourcing. The international company is a type of multi-unit business organisation‚ which has a corporate centre in its home and its business units located in various host countries. International HRM distinguishes itself from domestic HRM primarily by having

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  • American red cross

    American Red Cross The American Red Cross‚ otherwise known as ARS‚ was founded by visionary leader Clara Barton in 1881. She was inspired by the work of the international Red Cross while she was in Europe during the Franco- Prussian War of 1870-1871. She was so inspired that she brought the model back to the United Stated and led the organization through its first domestic and international relief missions‚ including assisting the U.S. military during the Spanish-American War in 1898. The Red Cross

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  • The American Red Cross

    The American Red Cross (ARC)‚ also known as the American National Red Cross‚ is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance‚ disaster relief and education inside the United States. It is the designated U.S. affiliate of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. The American Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian network with 13 million volunteers in 187 countries. Working together‚ we help respond to disasters‚ build safer communities

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  • American Red Cross

    • American Red Cross Review one organization’s philosophy‚ mission‚ vision‚ and values statements. These are the organization’s espoused values: What the organization says it values. Conduct research in the University Library to find articles about the organization’s enacted values: What the company actually does. Write a 700- to 1‚050-word paper based on your review and research in which you complete the following: • Briefly describe the culture of the chosen organization‚ noting whether

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