crisis management


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cri′sis man`agement


n.
the techniques used, as by an employer or government, to avert or deal with crisis situations, as strikes, riots, or violence.
[1960–65]
cri′sis man`ager, n.
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crisis management

Measure to resolve a hostile situation and investigate and prepare a criminal case for prosecution under federal law. Crisis management will include a response to an incident involving a weapon of mass destruction, special improvised explosive device, or a hostage crisis that is beyond the capability of the lead federal agency. See also crisis; hostage; hostile.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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