Corporate Reputation And The Whistleblower Culture

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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 post Corporate Reputation And The Whistleblower Culture appeared first on Crenshaw Communications.

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.”. Any crisis manager knows that it’s easier to prevent a reputation crisis than to clean it up after the fact.

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The Ethics of PR Consultancies in “Choosing” Clients

Ishmael's Corner

The post The Ethics of PR Consultancies in “Choosing” Clients appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. As the world becomes increasingly transparent, professional service firms need to know more about their clients and their potential clients.

Investing in Corporate Reputation Via Responsible, ESG Investing

Reputation Us

The most recent Nielsen Global Survey of Corporate Social Responsibility found that more than half of 30,000 people surveyed in 60 countries “are willing to pay more for products and services provided by companies that are committed to positive social and environmental impact.” In the process, companies that participate in social corporate responsibility—and invest in other companies doing so also—gain a benefit that is closer to home: A big boost to their good reputations.

It’s time to put PR ethics front and center

PR Daily

Follow these guidelines to take the high road and shore up your reputation management. Public relations and corporate communications experts are urging corporations to more strongly embrace strict ethical standards. We need a road map for ethical persuasion,” Conner said.

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PR Ethics … “You CAN Handle the Truth”

Waxing UnLyrical

It most often bubbles up when I find myself confronted by a situation that presents an ethical challenge. The Public Relations Society of America makes it crystal-clear that “Honesty” is a key element in its Code of Ethics. “We Guest Post by Kirk Hazlett.

PR ethics and journalism ethics in the face of media business meltdown

Stuart Bruce

Since columnist Peter Oborne sensationally resigned from The Telegraph with a devastating public critique of what he believed to be its declining ethical and editorial standards I’ve read very little about the role and implications for PR, corporate communications and business.

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4 Reputation Threats Organizations Should Monitor in 2020

PRSay

For organizations of all sizes, the ability to identify, understand and manage an increasingly complex array of reputational threats will be integral to success in the years ahead. With that reality in mind, here are four emerging reputation risks to consider: Targeted online attacks.

10 actionable PR tips for communication success in 2020

Stuart Bruce

CIPR Content corporate communications Crisis Communications CSR Ethics Measurement and Evaluation PR strategy PR Tips PRCA public relations Reputation ManagementThese are 10 actionable PR tips to help you achieve your public relations and communication objectives in 2020.

#measurePR Recap (September 2018): Ethics of PR Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

Ali, APR, has a 15+ year career in communications and marketing, and is adjunct faculty in Georgetown University’s Corporate Communication and Public Relations program. As September is Ethics Month at PRSA, the discussion revolved around the topic of ethics in PR Measurement.

Report: Sporadic donations won't boost brand reputation

PR Daily

Finding a balance between currying positive PR and simply donating to worthy causes for the sake of corporate social responsibility is not always easy. In the wake of tragedies, a common scene plays out: Corporation donates mightily to the cause.

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

5 Insights On Corporate Activism From Top PR Experts

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Last week, seven of the public relations industry’s top PR professionals offered unusually candid insights into one of the hottest issues of the day – corporate activism. People mistake ethical decision-making for deciding what’s right and what’s wrong.

By order of the King: A lesson in reputation from Henry II and eBay

PR in High Definition

It will take a while for eBay’s reputation to recover. Reputations are lost in a flash of lightning and are glacial to move in a positive direction, but progress can be made. It was a shallow attempt to rescue his reputation.

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? In some ways it’s a healthy sign, but there’s also reason for an ordinary business to fear the reputation damage resulting from a leaked claim by a disgruntled employee or competitor.

Do As I Do, Not As I Say!

PR Job Coach

Yet again corporate America comes ashore with another stark example of why "behavior is all that matters." Hat tip to Shel Holtz for the "ship to shore" inspiration and reminder that solid moorings are required for a stellar reputation.

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.

R.I.P. For PR Spin: Ethics, Public Relations and The Imminent Death of “Spin”

MaccaPR

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) has declared this September as "Ethics Awareness Month," complete with "The New Era of Authenticity" as a theme. There’s also a Google+ Hangout on PR ethics, webinars and a #PRethics hashtag. Corporate Communications

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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.

By order of the King: A lesson in reputation from Henry II and eBay

PR in High Definition

It will take a while for eBay’s reputation to recover. Reputations are lost in a flash of lightning and are glacial to move in a positive direction, but progress can be made. It was a shallow attempt to rescue his reputation.

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. WeWork IPO debacle dings JP Morgan, Nike’s digital strategy pays dividends, and CEOs who speak out get a reputation boost.

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A Lesson in Reputation Management From Richard III

Waxing UnLyrical

And while Ricardians are trying—and will continue to try—to undertake a rather large reputation management project, you can bet that that will take a long time… if it even works. The digital age has given us an incredible opportunity to shape our own reputations.

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.

What Villanova Basketball Can Teach Us About Managing Reputation

Return on Reputation

But that bias doesn’t make the reputation lessons offered by Villanova any less relevant. Team sports develop leadership skills, tenacity, focus and work ethic. But what can team sports teach us about reputation?

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

Return on Reputation

continues to expand its fan base and wallet, what are the commissioner’s, and the league’s, message to its stakeholders ( specifically its growing female fan base ) about its ethics? General Corporate NFL Roger Goodell

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.

What is PR? A definition for 2015

Stuart Bruce

The UK’s Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) definition of PR says: “Public Relations is about reputation – the result of what you do, what you say and what others say about you. But neither approach is more or less ethical than the other.

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PR problem? Hire a journalist… or rather don’t if you want to have successful PR

Stuart Bruce

I actually laughed out loud when I read this story about the BBC’s world affairs editor John Simpson setting up a corporate consultancy to advise on crisis communications and then even more rapidly closing it again because of the crisis it created.

How 2020 Has Highlighted the Importance of Being Open and Honest

PRSay

Should corporate leaders share their own beliefs? Explaining to the public why your business is doing the things it’s doing can be the difference between a well-received message and the reputation that you’re hiding in an important moment. Thought Leadership Ethics honesty transparenc

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Davos World Communication Forum highlights

Stuart Bruce

Chief ‘reputational’ officer counselling CEO/C-suite/board on reputation implications before decisions are made @holmesreport #WCFDavos. Interestingly all three groups cited ethics/professionalism, training and lobbying to be priorities for their respective groups.

4 Skills All PR Pros Should Have

Critical Mention

What you once thought was going to bring positive attention to your organization has done the opposite, and now you have to go into full PR mode to protect your brand’s reputation.

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.

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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Financial Times needs to know Thomas Cook didn’t need better communications advice

Stuart Bruce

For what it does to be framed and guided by human decency and ethics. Such morally dubious behaviour can only have happened in a company where ethical behaviour isn’t baked into its corporate DNA. Reputation is not shaped by what you say, but what you do.

Transforming the Word “CRISIS” from Negative to Positive

Melissa Agnes

S ustain business and reputation by learning from mistakes made and continuing to put stakeholders first and foremost. Meanwhile, the latter provides a simple reminder of the mindset every organization should strive, every day, to achieve and embed within their corporate culture.

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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.

Aspire to Higher - Benchmarks for a PR Pro

PR Job Coach

Everyone has an opinion on who is the lead dog in the race for hearts and minds in the reputation game in the 21st century. This post first appeared in Spin Sucks. Much continues to be penned on the role of public relations and how the field has changed throughout the years.

An Open Letter to Public Relations Professionals

B2B PR Sense

In the corporate world, about one-third of budgets today are devoted to earned media. PR pros can't afford to risk any blemish staining a brand's reputation. Ethical Behavior Is Even More Important. Branded content, if it poses as news, is ethically dicey.

Trust Me, PR is dead – long live public relations

Stuart Bruce

Today, you’re more likely to have the reputation you deserve, rather than the reputation you paint. You tell the truth, not just because telling the truth is the ethical thing to do. Has the reputation of PR already sunk so low that it can’t be improved?