noncrisis

noun non·cri·sis \ ˌnän-ˈkrī-səs \

Definition of noncrisis

: something that is not a crisis
  • If your customers define a situation as a crisis, it is a crisis, even if the dominant coalition (those managers in the organization who make decisions) chooses to initially define it as a noncrisis.
  • —W. Timothy Coombs
often used before another noun
  • a noncrisis period/situation

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First Known Use of noncrisis

1890


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