Definition of crisis management in English:

crisis management


  • [mass noun] The process by which a business or other organization deals with a sudden emergency situation.

    • ‘Besides, it will remain under crisis management until it can regain critical mass in the PC industry - and that's a long way off.’
    • ‘If you do not practice risk management, you can expect to get a lot of practice at crisis management.’
    • ‘Doing crisis management often means curing a sickness that has left behind clouded visions and sluggish people.’
    • ‘Doctors are sceptical about this promise, saying the Health Department was stuck in an endless cycle of crisis management.’
    • ‘Yet policies tend to be attached to the central features of crisis management.’
    • ‘The health system has simply been crisis-ridden and characterised by crisis management.’
    • ‘Apologizing for chronic or acute malfeasance is popular in public-relations courses and in PR firms' case studies, but it rarely works in true crisis management.’
    • ‘There are big issues of governance, debt, aid, trade and development that will have to be addressed once the immediate crisis management is over.’
    • ‘The Treasury's current crisis management proposals are short-term, unplanned for, and likely to plunge service delivery into disarray.’
    • ‘Murerwa admitted: ‘We have virtually moved to the practice of crisis management in place of sustainable planning for development.’’
    • ‘The company has had plenty of practice in crisis management since it launched in October 1998, but it obviously hasn't learnt many lessons.’
    • ‘The second is based on a premise that modern medicine is generally practised as crisis management: wait until the diagnosis, then start treatment.’
    • ‘A decision to so dramatically change direction smacks of crisis management.’
    • ‘As an example, let's say you are putting the finishing touches on an upcoming promotion for the client, and suddenly another need arises requiring strategic crisis management.’
    • ‘On the eve of the Second World War, many of the ambassadors serving the United Kingdom abroad did their share of crisis management.’
    • ‘If anyone is an authority by now on crisis management, they should be.’
    • ‘It has to be done in this administration in that the bubble of income is only available in this next four-year window, or we'll go into crisis management.’
    • ‘For months, the government has been about crisis management, and leadership has been in survival mode.’
    • ‘She said that the incidents in Newcastle and Birmingham were the results of crisis management and not cost cutting.’
    • ‘These days, much of his time is devoted to crisis management.’