Effective Crisis Communication: Moving From Crisis to Opportunity
SAGE Publications, Nov 3, 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 239 pages
This book provides the reader practical advice on how to effectively manage and overcome a crisis. Authors Robert R. Ulmer, Timothy L. Sellnow, and Matthew W. Seeger provide guidelines for taking the many challenges that crises present and turning those challenges into opportunities for overcoming a crisis.
Key Features of this second edition:
* Brings together theory and experience: This book introduces readers to sound research and best practices in the field of crisis communication.
* Provides advice on how to create opportunity from crisis: Unlike other crisis communication texts, this book explains how organizations can and should emerge from crises as better organizations.
* Addresses prominent and diverse cases: Cases and practical applications from a wide variety of crises are included, such as food-borne illness outbreaks, terrorism, industrial disasters, and natural disasters. "You Make the Call" exercises allow readers to examine and critique the decisions made in such important cases such as 9/11, the 2003 California fires, the recent financial crisis, and the Swine flu pandemic.
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