Business / Human Resources (HR) / Crisis Management: A broad term that refers to an organizations pre-established activities and guidelines, for preparing and responding to significant catastrophic events or incidents (i.e., fire, earthquake, severe storms, workplace violence, kidnapping, bomb threats, acts of terrorism, etc.) in a safe and effective manner. A successful crisis management plan also incorporates other organizational programs such as , emergency response , disaster recovery, risk management, communications, business continuity, etc.
Crisis Noun Synonyms: disaster, emergency, calamity, catastrophe, danger
Crisis Adjective Synonyms: turning-point, critical time or moment
Management Noun Synonyms: managing, control, supervision, manipulation, handling, direction, directing, directorship, administration, government, conduct, governance, operation, running, superintendence, command, guidance, stewardship
Management Adjective Synonyms: administration, executive(s), bosses, directors, board (of directors), directorate, (top) brass
Health / Health Insurance / Management Services Organization (MSO): An organization, owned by a hospital or a group of investors, that provides management and administrative support services to individual physicians or small group practices in order to relieve physici MORE
Business / Finance / Management-Closely Held Shares: Percentage of shares held by persons closely related to a company, as defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Part of these percentages often are included in 'institutional holdings'--makin MORE