Crisis management is a specialised practice area within the public relations industry that advises clients on how to anticipate and manage media and other aspects of a potential crisis or disaster.
- Michael Regester, Crisis Management: how to turn a crisis into an opportunity, Hutchison Business, London 1987. ASIN: 0091688809
- Michael Regester and Judy Larkin, Risk Issues and Crisis Management, Kogan Page; 2nd edition March 2002. ISBN: 0749436352
- Patrick Legadec, Preventing chaos in a crisis: strategies for prevention, control and damage limitation, McGraw Hill, London, 1993. ISBN: 0077077741
- Ian I. Mitroff and Christine M Pearson, Crisis management: A Diagnostic Guide for improving your organizations Crisis Preparedness, Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco, November 1993. ISBN: 1555425631
- Steven Fink, Management: planning for the inevitable, Backinprint.com, April 2000. ISBN: 0595090796
- Jonathan Bernstein, Keeping the Wolves at Bay, Bernstein Crisis Management, Inc., 2007. ISBN: 0974101427
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- Public Relations Society of America, "Crisis Management resources", undated, accessed November 2004.
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