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Crisis Communications
A discussion regarding the use of crisis communication in overcoming barriers when crafting an effective communication strategy during a crisis.
# 96264 | 2,261 words | 10 sources | MLA | 2006 | US

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This paper reviews and discusses crisis communication as a tool in crisis management strategy. According to the paper, effective communication in a time of crisis, can make all the difference. The paper focuses primarily on Hurricane Katrina. The paper reviews various relevant literature to determine the background of the problems experienced when dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Review and Discussion
Background and Overview
Overcoming Constraints to Crisis Communications
Eight Key Principles of Crisis Communications
Current and Future Trends

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Brown, T. S. (2003). Powerful crisis communications lessons: PR lessons learned from Hurricane Isabel. Public Relations Quarterly, 48(4), 31.
  • Duhe, S. F. (2005). The sources behind the first days of the anthrax attacks: What can practitioners learn? Public Relations Quarterly, 50(1), 7.
  • Dyer, S. C. (1995). Getting people into the crisis communication plan. Public Relations Quarterly, 40(3), 38.
  • Fearn-Banks, K. (2002). Crisis communications: A casebook approach. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Fink, S. (1986). Crisis management. New York: AMACOM.

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APA Format

Crisis Communications (2007, June 28) Retrieved July 04, 2022, from

MLA Format

"Crisis Communications" 28 June 2007. Web. 04 July. 2022. <>