ERIC Number: EJ660643
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Chaos and Crisis: Propositions for a General Theory of Crisis Communication.
Seeger, Matthew W.
Public Relations Review, v28 n4 p329-37 Oct 2002
Presents key concepts of chaos theory (CT) as a general framework for describing organizational crisis and crisis communication. Discusses principles of predictability, sensitive dependence on initial conditions, bifurcation as system breakdown, emergent self-organization, and fractals and strange attractors as principles of organization. Explores the implications for crisis communication as an area of practice and inquiry. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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