Andriy Kyrychok


This article provides an overview of practices in the field of crisis communications. Herein we carry out an overview of the main components of this concept and those studies, which were conducted in this area since the beginning of this concept. The first part of the article is devoted to the analysis of the wide range of definitions of the concept “crisis communication” and its components. In the second part, the author carries out an overview of the practices, that were made towards the study of crisis communications. The third part of the research draws attention to the study of related concepts connected with crisis communications. At the bottom of the article the author analyses development stages of crisis communications. The article focuses on the study of all components of crisis communications` response. All stages of struggle with crisis (pre-crisis, crisis and post-crisis phases) are emphasized and described herein. The conclusions are drawn and future research prospects are outlined.


crisis communications, PR crisis, risk management, public relations, preventive response, environment analysis, crisis management, problem management.

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