situational crisis

situational crisis

(in psychiatry) an unexpected crisis that arises suddenly in response to an external event or a conflict concerning a specific circumstance. The symptoms are transient, and the episode is usually brief.
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Finally, we use two crisis response frameworks, Coombs' (2007) Situational Crisis Communication Theory (SCCT) and Benoit's (1995) Image Restoration Typology, to analyze Citigroup (Citi) responses to the company's 2008 financial crisis.
The typologies used in this paper to analyze corporate responses to crisis are Coombs' Situational Crisis Communication Theory (Coombs, 2007) and Benoit's Image Restoration Typology (1995).
Coombs' (2007) framework, Situational Crisis Communication Theory (SCCT), maintains that communication affects people's perceptions in a crisis.
Protecting organization reputations during a crisis: The development and application of situational crisis communication theory.
Your role in crisis intervention is to help people survive the current situational crisis, protect them from additional stress or harm, help return them to their pre-crisis level of functioning, and instill hope.
Mindful of the need for swift communication in an emergency situation, HRTec developers kept MercAlert clear of extra features that are not likely to be required or used during a situational crisis.
A situational crisis represents an uncommon and extraordinary event for which an individual cannot possibly forecast or control.

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