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.

Can PR Take Ownership Of Reputation?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In business as in life, reputation is everything. Few corporate CEOs will deny that a company’s reputation colors every aspect of business, including marketing, talent recruitment, employee relations, shareholder relations, and the customer experience.

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2020: The Year of the Reputation

Reputation Us

QUESTIONS : Is corporate reputation a focus for your organization in 2020? According to the 2019 DHM Research and ReputationUs study , 93% of consumers say a company’s reputation is important when they choose among products and services of similar quality and price. Corporate reputation is now a strategic intangible asset that affects an organization’s: Financials. Identify reputation vulnerabilities and opportunities. Hey executives!

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.

A Clinical Look at Huawei’s Reputation Management

Ishmael's Corner

The post A Clinical Look at Huawei’s Reputation Management 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. Note: A version of this essay appeared in EE Times. Beleaguered. That’s the word that seems tethered to Huawei these days. Yet, “beset with difficulties” doesn’t quite capture what the telecom giant is experiencing.

Reputation and Crisis Management: “Trust Me On The Sunscreen”

Reputation Us

Our Advice: Protect Your Reputation. When it comes to safeguarding your company’s reputation or preparing for an unexpected crisis, think of it like putting on sunscreen. On the other hand, some crisis situations—like having an intense sunburn—can be mitigated all together by taking some simple precautions with a risk management plan. For this reason, any solid reputation management plan should have three components: Understand your current reputation (i.e.,

How can you rebuild a damaged reputation?

PR Daily

“Which office do I go to get my reputation back?” Donovan was innocent, but not everyone seeking to repair their reputation is. Preventing a crippling blow to your reputation takes a tactical crisis plan, which needs to be catered to the specific situation.

LISTEN UP! How Listening Reveals and Strengthens Reputation

Reputation Us

Listening (not talking) to staff, recruits, customers and public leads businesses to problem identification and problem solving—while enhancing reputation. ReputationUs advocates that listening is vital to be a successful organization—and your company’s reputation depends upon it.

Reputation Ransom: The Latest Cyber Security Threat

Reputation Us

More than ever, the “actors” are tapping into your ethos and pathos by threatening to adversely affecting your company’s reputation. Two recent news items underscore the point: Extortion Scam Threatens Website Owners With Reputational Damage. Send Bitcoin or your company’s reputation is TOAST! But what can these actors actually do to hurt your reputation? Overall, where is your company most reputationally (yes, new word!)

Manage Your Reputation After a Fraud or Scandal: Tips For Handling the Media and Public Backlash

Reputation Us

A crisis that strikes a credit union makes for colorful and familiar headlines these days, from embezzlements to cybersecurity. In the process, your credit union’s reputation may take an unfortunate hit. A reputation audit is like having a full-body MRI.

The Do Be, Don’t Be Guide to a Good Reputation

PR Matters

As communications professionals, we all have our favorite books on PR and reputation management, many of which can be found discussed on PR Daily , among other professional media sites. You have been hired to protect and grow the reputation of the company, not undermine it.

Communicating Post-PR Crisis

5W PR

Any business knows that no matter what’s going on and how well they are on top of everything, a crisis is never expected. The key factor in determining how this reflects on a business in the aftermath of a crisis is how they communicate with the audience once the crisis is over.

Welcome Kevin Gaboury: LTPR’s New Intern

Reputation Us

It’s the New Year and that can only mean one thing: A new intern! The post Welcome Kevin Gaboury: LTPR’s New Intern appeared first on LTPR. Please help us welcome Kevin Gaboury to our team for the winter.

5 tips for a successful crisis simulation

PR Daily

This same philosophy applies to crisis preparation. Organizations that adhere to this philosophy are better able to preserve and protect their reputation when the next crisis hits. Most organizations have a designated group of leaders tasked to handle a crisis.

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5 ways to overcome a reputational crisis

PR Daily

But until the college experienced a yearlong whirlwind of bad news and a federal civil rights investigation, it hadn’t really felt the trauma of full reputational crisis. Do the right thing: Preserving reputation through a year-long crisis. ,” Reese tells how Lehigh marshaled its strengths and confidence in its mission to overcome an emergency that threatened to cause serious damage. The crisis didn’t seem like much of a threat to Lehigh at first.

The best way to insure your good reputation is to ensure your good reputation

PR in High Definition

However, in our industry, reputations are a bit less tangible – but you can nonetheless take out insurance to cover them! According to a study in 2018, reputation represents as much as 41% of the FTSE 100. 70% of jobseekers say that reputation is important when considering a new opportunity. And for every 5% improvement in reputation , organisations will see a 6.3% increase in purchase intent, according to the Reputation Institute.

5 essential steps for communicating in a crisis

PR Daily

You’ll earn a loyal workforce and enhanced brand reputation. Just as we began to adjust our home and work lives to this new, surreal reality, our country was rocked by another crisis. These measures will save time, one of the most precious resources during an unfolding crisis.

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The Do’s and Don’ts Of Handling A PR Crisis

Flack's Revenge

Your company’s hard-won reputation is an immeasurable asset. A PR crisis could ravage your reputation, and any number of potential developments can trigger one. There are ways to reduce the impact of a PR crisis, the best of which is to prepare for one.

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Reputation Has A New Home – ReputationUs

Reputation Us

We think about reputation a lot. Not our own, per se, but rather business and nonprofit reputations. How are reputations formed? How long does it take to build a strong reputation? Who (employees, customers, community, media, social influencers) ultimately decides what is the organization’s reputation? When a crisis happens, how does it affect a reputation? ReputationUs takes an “inside out” approach to analyzing reputation.

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

Stuart Bruce

Stuart Bruce speaking at the IATA Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age conference. (c) This morning I gave a keynote at the global ‘Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age’ conference in Istanbul.

Incoming! How to handle media requests in a crisis

PR Daily

Here are some tips and best practices for when and how to respond to crisis inquiries and keep your head on straight. It’s one of the greatest challenges any media relations professional will face: A crisis hits your organization out of the blue. In crisis comms, silence is not golden.

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Bank Stress Tests Complete. Could Your Bank Now Pass a “Reputation” Test?

Reputation Us

After the economic downfall of 2008 the Fed wanted to ensure banks would be able to continue to lend to consumers and businesses even in a severe financial crisis. A good reputation is essential to a bank or credit union’s well-being. Reputation, Reputation, Reputation.

2020 Reputation Earthquakes: A Preparation Kit for the Shakes, Rattles & Rolls

Reputation Us

Political stakes are high, corporate trust is low (according to a recent Gallup Poll ), consumer confidence in companies to protect them in the event of a cyberattack is waning (according to recent DHM and RepUs study ) and the public relations industry (according to PRNews ) predicts crisis preparations will be a top priority. In other words, there are clear indicators that “reputation earthquakes” are coming this year. 2020 REPUTATION “EMERGENCY PREPARATION KIT”.

The Chief Reputation Officer (CRO): A New Seat At The C-Suite Table

Reputation Us

Having a favorable reputation has been proven financially valuable and overall critical to an organization. Statistics from our 2019 survey on the Importance of Corporate Reputation quantify this. 93 percent of participants of the survey indicated reputation is important when choosing among products or services of similar quality and price. But who oversees a company’s reputation? Enter the Chief Reputation Officer or CRO. Reputation: Like A Priceless Asset.

COVID 19 and Crisis Communications

Solo PR Pro

Stock markets have plunged, entire cities have been quarantined, companies have halted travel and international conferences have been cancelled. It’s full-on Crisis Communications mode for those of us who specialize in such things.

8 often-overlooked steps to take before crisis strikes

PR Daily

In a crisis, company leaders turn to communicators to limit reputational damage, yet many communicators feel underprepared to right the ship should disaster strike. You’ll gradually develop a deeper level of trust that will pay off when a crisis finally strikes.”.

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Why you should lead with values in COVID-19 crisis

PR Daily

How can communicators protect reputations and preserve their stature amid the current health and economic crisis? RELATED: Stream our Crisis Communications Virtual Conference on March 31—without leaving your desk ]. Remember internal audiences.

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Why it’s important to prepare for a PR crisis

Prohibition

Brands and businesses know how important it is to protect their reputation. In the midst of a crisis, reputations that have been so hard to build can be easily destroyed and the effects can be hard to undo.

The 3 biggest mistakes in most crisis comms plans

PR Daily

I’ve seen a lot of crisis communications plans. Ninety percent of them get a couple of things right: They have a list of their comms team contacts, often with a phone tree so everyone gets called promptly when a crisis hits. In a real crisis, time gets compressed.

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How offering historical context helps in a crisis

PR Daily

Your crisis communications should be able to lean on your past record. Here are some ways to tell that story to help bolster your reputation and build trust. Context proves an organization’s resilience, its ability to navigate rough seas and manage through a crisis.

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“Hell-on-Wheels” Crisis Communication Strategies

Reputation Us

Communications Tools Crisis Pay Attention PR Best Practices Public Relations Reputation business communications crisis communication crisis communications crisis management internal communications public relations reputation reputation managementThree Strategies For Moving Forward I just returned from my fourth annual Cycle Oregon trip last week. If you are not familiar with Cycle Oregon, you should be.

The secret to modern crisis response success

PR Daily

A reputational crisis is not a matter of if , but when. . About one-quarter ( 26% ) of marketing and PR pros have crisis plans that have not been reviewed in over a year, according to a joint study by PR News and Crisp , a crisis monitoring firm. Crisis Communications

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In times of crisis, put your chief executive front and center

PR Daily

When rough seas threaten to destroy your organization’s reputation, let your chief lead the way. The messages and wording Cornell shares mirror internal employee memos, underlining a “mixternal” approach to crisis communications.

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How short-term and long-term crisis responses require different mindsets

PR Daily

Modern crisis management and mitigation have become exceedingly complex. When I started in this business in 2000, after practicing law for nine years, crisis was purely reactive,” says Harlan Loeb, chair for crisis and reputation risk advisory services at Edelman.

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The next crisis: Why all consumer-facing businesses should prepare

PR Daily

Doing what is right, not what is easy, has never been more important for reputation management for businesses and brands. The post The next crisis: Why all consumer-facing businesses should prepare appeared first on PR Daily.

Survey: Online reputation management essential for marketers

PR Daily

A recent Clutch survey revealed that more than half of today’s digital marketers consider online reputation management “very necessary” to the success of their organizations in today’s increasingly digital world. Why is online reputation management important to PR efforts?

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How to adapt your crisis response for COVID-19 and beyond

PR Daily

Though this crisis might feel different, traditional crisis communications best practices, like the TACOS method, are how communicators can best serve their communities. The definition of a crisis is a time of intense difficulty or trouble.

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WhatsApp limits forwarding to slow misinformation, SeaWorld CEO resigns, and measuring PR in a crisis

PR Daily

It’s an excellent example of simple ways you can connect and uplift audiences during the crisis. CRISIS LEADERSHIP BOARD. Looking for more insight on how to address the current global crisis and lead your organization into a strong recovery?

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4 lessons from a mismanaged crisis response

PR Daily

This column is called “How We Did It,” but because we learn more from mistakes than successes, I wanted to share my failure handling a crisis when I was the chief communications officer at GE. FREE REPORT: Benchmark your internal comms efforts against your peers ].

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Delta’s anti-union campaign draws ire, as internal messaging goes public

PR Daily

Because of social media, how you speak to employees can quickly become a reputational issue for your organization. Union representatives from the International Association of Machinists (IAM) have been circulating materials to call for a vote to unionize, but Delta is pushing back.