Word for Opposite of uncontrolled chaos such as controlled but stressful emergency setting with a team of emergency workers all multitasking in a combined effort.

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Pressure Cooker captures the stressful, chaotic environment rather well.

Pressure Cooker - An environment where people are faced with urgent responsibilities, with demanding and hectic workloads and tight deadlines.


You could call it a hive of activity.

Hive of activity a ​place where a lot of ​people are ​working very hard: The ​whole ​house was a hive of ​activity on the ​day before the ​wedding. - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

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