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Synonyms for crisis

Synonyms for crisis

a highly volatile dangerous situation requiring immediate remedial action

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an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty

a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something

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Decreased likelihood that small crises will become severe
Discuss current crises outside the organization and identify lessons learned.
Goals and practical considerations in outpatient medial crises.
Awareness of these differences can help an organization better prepare for and manage local and cross-border crises.
As a foundation for this study, we reviewed the studies by Ukrainian and Russian psychologists and research on social crises.
Crises might he either real or perceived; come with no warning, or with some form of prior alert; result from either controlled or uncontrolled events; or lake place as a consequence of media involvement.
The study found that the stock prices of companies that managed their crises well rose 7% on average in the year following the crisis.
To force the IMF to halt its faulty policies, the administration must refuse to bail out countries that fall victim to crises through their own shortsighted policies and investors that expect IMF bailouts when crisis strikes.
Yet there are very few accounts of organizations' victory over crises other than the Chrysler bailout, Ashland Oil's management of its oil spill, and Johnson and Johnson's Tylenol crisis [19].
THE END OF THE 20TH CENTURY IS NOTAble for a series of financial crises that have occurred suddenly and unexpectedly in different places around the world: the 1994 peso devaluation in Mexico, the Asian crisis in 1997, the crisis in Russia only a short time later.
Morris towards the end of this mercifully short, surprisingly engaging review of financial crises down through the ages.
Fundamental assumptions about the future of the American economy have been completely altered by the crises in Asia and Russia," Bruce Nussbaum, Business Week's editorial page editor, declares in the September 14 issue.
They keep casting about for crises that will engage the public imagination, that will command attention, that will make them look like heroes.
What we have in place today to respond to crises should be supported even as we work to improve those mechanisms and institutions.
In Bass's view, the severe hunger crises he investigates - in the Rhineland in 1816-17, in eastern Westphalia in 1831, and in Posen and East Prussia in 1846-47 - resulted not, as the literature would hold, from the absolute food shortages and attendant high prices characteristic of pre-industrial Europe, but rather from problems of food distribution in times of regional crop failures and from the politics of public and private poor relief in the early stages of industrial capitalism.