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Corporate Reputation And The Whistleblower Culture

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Tom Mueller, who interviewed over 200 corporate whistleblowers for his book Crisis of Conscience: Whistleblowing in an Age of Fraud , proclaims this “the age of the whistleblower.”. The internal and external mantra needs to be: If you see something, say something.

Your Executives’ Reputations Impact Your Brand, Whether You Like It or Not

Melissa Agnes

I find it interesting that many organizations still believe that the personal brands of their management team (namely their C-suite) and the organization’s corporate brand, are completely separate. Current Affairs crisis communication ethics reputation management whole foods market

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Future of PR and social media for International Air Transport Association crisis communications conference

Stuart Bruce

I will be talking about mobile, data and wearable technology as the drivers and ethics, real time and content as the issues. We’ll look at ethics and governance. Gigantic multi-national and trans-national corporations have no respect for borders or governments.

CEO reputation and PR: How online challenges have intensified brand risk

Media Bullseye

A recent article in the Harvard Business Review examined the increasing likelihood that CEOs who have ethical lapses will be dismissed. The study found that there has been a notable increase in the number of CEO dismissals because of ethical indiscretions.

How To Protect Reputation In The Age Of Leaks

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

What, if anything, can a PR or corporate communications expert do to turn things around? But for ordinary organizations, trivial leaks of internal conversations or information can be problematic. That’s where internal communications and a culture of openness come into play.

How PR pros are stewards of corporate character

PR Daily

PR professionals wear a lot of different hats, but according to Wendi Strong, executive vice president of enterprise affairs and chief communications officer for USAA, their chief role is to protect their brands' corporate character.

The Top PR Threats To Your Company’s Reputation

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In today’s volatile media and social environment, brand reputation is fragile. But when it comes to most types of reputation crises, they are decidedly unwelcome. According to the World Economic Forum , more than twenty-five percent of a company’s market value is directly attributable to its brand reputation. So how should brands prepare for an unknown, uncontrollable event that could impugn its reputation? How To Spot The Most Dangerous Reputation Threats.

Double-dipping exposes reputation risk in blurred boundaries of PR and journalism

PR Conversations

When it comes to reputation, there is little distinction between a real conflict and a perceived one. For public relations practitioners committed to ethics and professionalism, the natural first instinct was self-righteous shock. Most codes of ethics are clear about why this is wrong.

J&J offers to settle in Ohio, consumers question leaders’ ethics, and how TikTok fills a specific niche

PR Daily

One thing that deeply angers consumers is when a giant corporation can wreck people’s lives and never acknowledge its mistakes. Facebook’s leader addressed the rising social media star in an internal forum that was leaked to The Verge.

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Double-dipping exposes reputation risk in blurred boundaries of PR and journalism

PR Conversations

When it comes to reputation, there is little distinction between a real conflict and a perceived one. For public relations practitioners committed to ethics and professionalism, the natural first instinct was self-righteous shock. Most codes of ethics are clear about why this is wrong.

“Reputational foul…inconsistent messaging…on the commissioner…15 yards”

Return on Reputation

Even with these unfortunate events occurring over the last two months, the NFL utilizes a defense strategy that’s so maddeningly simple to deflect long-term scrutiny: football will continue to be played, generating enough revenue and attention to detract from its internal issues.

Davos World Communication Forum highlights

Stuart Bruce

The World Communication Forum in Davos is the most international and diverse of all the conferences I attend around the world. Chief ‘reputational’ officer counselling CEO/C-suite/board on reputation implications before decisions are made @holmesreport #WCFDavos.

Survey: Most PR Pros Say that Media Relations is Getting Harder – Here’s What You Can Do About It

PR Expanded

The Intersection of Bias, Ethics and PR Stunts in Media Relations. That particular company grew a reputation for manufacturing controversy. In the long run, people will see through it and PR will have failed at its mandate as keeper of the organizational reputation.

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A communicator’s guide to mitigating the risk of greenwashing

PR Conversations

The repercussions of exposed greenwashing can cause: irreparable brand and reputational damage. Ensure the communication is consistent with the company’s ethics and culture. That is the case for the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa’s (PRISA) code of ethics.

A communicator’s guide to mitigating the risk of greenwashing

PR Conversations

The repercussions of exposed greenwashing can cause: irreparable brand and reputational damage. Ensure the communication is consistent with the company’s ethics and culture. That is the case for the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa’s (PRISA) code of ethics.

A communicator’s guide to mitigating the risk of greenwashing

PR Conversations

The repercussions of exposed greenwashing can cause: irreparable brand and reputational damage. Ensure the communication is consistent with the company’s ethics and culture. That is the case for the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa’s (PRISA) code of ethics.

Edelman Falls Short As PR Industry Leader

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

It’s always instructive when PR teams entrusted with managing the reputations of major corporations run into reputation problems of their own. On closer examination, the Edelman/GEO Group situation is a great example of what not to do when faced with an ethical quandary.

3 employees who can harm your brand

PR Daily

Don’t let ‘info crammers’ or ‘quirky improvers’ damage your organization’s reputation. RELATED: Join is for our Role of Internal Communications in Building an Innovative Work Culture Conference. ]. Horrid corporate stock photography.

Employee Evangelists: Your Secret Social PR Weapon in a Crisis

Waxing UnLyrical

Everyone wants to work for an ethical company and takes it personally when corporate actions are misinterpreted or mislabeled. Volunteer opportunities and corporate philanthropy should be baked into the DNA of the organization. Guest Post by Laurel Kennedy.

Bell Pottinger’s Abominable Non-Apology Letter

Doctor Spin

Here’s the backstory: Oakbay Capital in South Africa hires a reputation management agency, Bell Pottinger. According to Bell Pottinger’s Wikipedia-entry , the agency seems to have had some problems with managing their reputation themselves. .

5 Strategies to Prevent Security Breaches

Reputation Us

Limiting your hospital’s vulnerability to a loss of security and reputation. Then they sent a single disguised email message that tricked the recipient into divulging credentials that allowed the attackers to connect to the internal network. ” Remembering Your Reputation.

What My PR Degree Would Look Like Today

Waxing UnLyrical

I finished my masters degree in PR and corporate communication at the end of 2009 – only 19 months ago. Organizational communication: Whether working client or agency side, you have to understand the principles and processes behind internal communication.

Paying for the destruction of public relations

PR Conversations

That’s the output of over 2,500 leaders from business, government, international organizations, civil society, academia, media and the arts. And let’s not think about ethics – or social justice – or worry about feminism, when clearly all women are bothered about is bread.

How and why B2B companies must embrace CSR

PR Daily

Corporate social responsibility efforts such as sustainability and human rights are no longer a mandate solely for consumer-facing enterprises. Values alignment is a major business responsibility as consumers look into companies’ ethics, actions and financial flows.

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Top 10 organizations with outstanding CSR efforts

PR Daily

Consumers value corporate social responsibility. The company recently released its 2017 Reputation Quotient, which asks consumers to rate the top 100 most visible organizations in the United States according to their social responsibility. Ethics (38 percent).

Who talks to (and about) colleagues like that?

PR Conversations

One would hope that a similar consciousness of respect is at the heart of most corporate communications functions , particularly when companies are large enough to commit resources not just to HR but also staff (or a team) dedicated to internal communications.

Putting the public in public relations: PR is everyone’s job

Media Bullseye

One of the side effects of social media’s rise is an understanding of how interconnected corporate behavior is to its public image. Finding that balance is a function of hiring, training, and internal communications. Internal comms.

PR crises that have defined 2019

PR Daily

It’s not novel advice—so why is there a new company every year trying to jam a finger into the reputational dike? . Loughlin’s nonchalant demeanor before the cameras left lawyers, media, lawyers, communications pros and fans scratching their heads,” says Jon Goldberg of Reputation Architects.

How communicators can change their organization’s objectives

PR Daily

It’s a fundamental change in the way businesses are talking about themselves—and an attempt by corporate leaders to stay relevant as society looks ahead to the future of work. FREE REPORT: Benchmark your internal comms efforts against your peers ].

Expert interview – Scott Guthrie on PR in the Digital Age

Prezly

What do you think are the biggest (digital) challenges the PR and corporate communication industry faces today? Nurturing influencer relations as a discipline and placing corporate values at the heart of client work are two ways in which public relations can maintain and grow its influence. We seek to earn positive reputations for our clients by aligning client expectations with the expectations of publics. Who is Scott Guthrie?

Health care communicatiors scramble to address COVID-19 case in California; Disney, Coca-Cola, JetBlue and more respond to outbreak; and Smithsonian releases 2.8M images

PR Daily

Also: A Facebook Live gaffe enlivens a weather report, what makes a company’s reputation, Ragan’s 2020 Salary and Workplace Culture Survey, and more. What are the factors that help a brand build its reputation? Does this align with your views on reputation?

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Nike, other brands pulled into FIFA crisis

PR Daily

authorities absolutely rocked the international sports world. Nike believes in ethical and fair play in both business and sport and strongly opposes any form of manipulation or bribery.

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After the End of Journalism – The Revolution that Turned PR Experts into Publishers, Editors, and Reporters

Maxim Behar's Blog

Throughout all those years that I’ve spent in PR business, I’ve been repeating almost every day that the players in this game should be honest, reputable and creative.

A Look at Today’s Crisis Realities and How To Manage Them

Melissa Agnes

To make matters even more challenging, the rush for immediacy and to be the first to report on a story, and the fact that the news cycle is no longer solely comprised of journalists and reporters who work by the journalism code of ethics, but is also made up of citizen journalists, bloggers and the general public, means that facts don’t always get checked before they’re published (and potentially go viral).

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15 Up-and-Coming PR and Social Media Marketers to Watch

Communications Conversations

A North Minneapolis native, Tess excelled in her journalism program at Drake University, during which she presided over the Coalition of Black Students and interned in business development with The Integer Group and in marketing/group sales with Iowa Events Center.

Eight Questions to Answer Before Accepting an Internship

PR Job Coach

Senate pay their interns. The White House also was recently chided about not paying interns. Even the foundation of the COO of Facebook has finally and reluctantly relented and has announced that the foundation will begin paying interns.

7 Reasons Your B2B Content Marketing Program Fails to Deliver that You Probably Haven’t Heard Before

Sword and the Script

A few months back a relatively mature startup doing some cool things in IoT and corporate real estate approached me for a proposal. While those people generally come with a work ethic that exceeds their salary, the chances of success are slim. The surveys have started.

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Spotting a Problem Client Before It’s Too Late

Solo PR Pro

When an organization’s internal dynamics are unhealthy and counterproductive, it can wreak havoc on not only your work with them in the short-term but also carries the risk of harming your reputation in the long-run (e.g.,

A Look at Today’s Crisis Realities and How To Manage Them

Melissa Agnes

To make matters even more challenging, the rush for immediacy and to be the first to report on a story, and the fact that the news cycle is no longer solely comprised of journalists and reporters who work by the journalism code of ethics, but is also made up of citizen journalists, bloggers and the general public, means that facts don’t always get checked before they’re published (and potentially go viral).

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Viacom and Hulu pull ‘Roseanne’ reruns [Updated]

PR Daily

Brand managers should consider Gay’s comments in light of ABC’s recent decision as well as other reputational crises—one in particular that led. In an earlier (TV) era, it would have taken half a season to make that decision after much internal analysis.". Hold to your code of ethics.