- the techniques used, as by an employer or government, to avert or deal with strikes, riots, violence, or other crisis situations.
Origin of crisis management
First recorded in 1960–65
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Examples from the Web for crisis management
Crisis-management experts offer their takes on what players in the Petraeus saga—from the president to the other woman—should do.
Oddly, her crisis-management and communications firm, Smith & Company, is not listed in any directory.
Candor reads as genius these days, when news audiences are so used to talking points and crisis-management strategies.Sherrod's Brilliant Media Play
July 22, 2010
Pierpont needs to understand that crisis-management is about storytelling.Bible Lessons for Business
October 29, 2008