When crisis strikes, the clock can become your enemy

October 2015
Smart Business St. Louis;Fall2015, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p22
The article offers information on the importance of immediate communication in managing an organization crisis. Topics discussed include the importance of information transparency for the public relations, benefits of apology statement, and the provision of initial information regarding the situation.


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