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M&A Strategy: Communications and Safeguarding Reputations

Reputation Us

Moreover, the cohesiveness of a strategic plan – and its actualization – must include safeguarding reputation as a paramount consideration. When analyzing and auditing a respective business to determine if proceeding with a merger makes sense, considerations include the strength of both companies’ balance sheets, cultural similarities, and compatible technology and communication channels (e.g., This can also help safeguard your reputation for the long-term.

Merger Talk: How Credit Unions Can Communicate & Safeguard Their Reputations

Reputation Us

That is the question that credit unions (and financial institutions at large) are discreetly asking. Moreover, the cohesiveness of a strategic plan – and its actualization – must include safeguarding reputation as a paramount consideration. “To merge, or not to merge.”

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How To Protect Reputation In The Age Of Leaks

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Each of these incidents is distinct, but all except one resulted from information supplied by Uber employees (or a contracted employee, in the case of the video posted by an Uber driver) and all are symptomatic of a corporate culture in dire need of change.

7 tips to develop your employees as brand ambassadors

PR Daily

Your employees are often your company’s best storytellers. warns that starting an employee activation initiative with your HR department or upper management can backfire. Employees may be skeptical if HR or leadership pushes them to act,” he says. “If

Reputation reinstatement – How to fix a slipped halo

PR in High Definition

Google, Facebook, Uber, many of the tech giants have been facing scandals and feeling the ill-effects of a damaged reputation. The fallout of the Cambridge Analytica scandal caused major damage to Facebook’s reputation, not to mention a 30% loss in value. Reputation is not image.

Repairing Trust: Reputation Management and Crisis Communications

Shift Communications

We’ve broken trust with our stakeholder audiences – investors, customers, employees – by saying or doing the wrong thing. Many financial crises, such as incorrect reporting of financial results, stem from failures of intent. Many service crises, such as employees abusing customers’ trust (or outright abusing customers), stem from failures of results. Vice President, Marketing Technology. How do we know what to fix in a PR crisis?

Why PR pros must own reputation management

PR Daily

Reputation management” was once strictly a PR term. In the past few years, however, reputation management was taken over by the search engine optimization world. Online reputation is more than search results. Today, reputation management and cybersecurity are joined at the hip.

Time for PR to Take Back Reputation Management

David PR Group

As an old-school public relations consultant, I remember the days when “reputation management” was strictly a PR term. But then sometime in the past few years, reputation management was stolen from us by the search engine optimization world. We need to take back reputation management.

Google ordered to let employees speak out, how PR pros feel about the future of influencer marketing, and WeWork loses comms chief before IPO

PR Daily

Here are today’s top stories: Government to Google: Let employees speak out. The National Labor Relations Board has ordered Google to reassure employees that they are allowed to share political opinions and speak out about workplace issues, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.

The PR “Losers” of 2018

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

At a time when Big Tech’s reputation has plummeted, Facebook is a convenient scapegoat for an entire industry, but many of its problems are of its own making. This time it claimed the job of network chief Les Moonves, costing Moonves his $120 million severance package and the network its reputation. A third reputation hit came in October with yet another investigative piece about its work in Saudia Arabia. Mercurial founders aren’t only in technology startups.

My Explorations of Blockchain Technology, One Year In

Where the Fishermen Ain't

As of today, I will have been writing about the promise of blockchain technology for corporate communications for exactly a year. This was a case of the PR guy suddenly asserting a bit too much control over the technology-and-open-source evangelist.

My Explorations of Blockchain Technology, One Year In

Where the Fishermen Ain't

As of today, I will have been writing about the promise of blockchain technology for corporate communications for exactly a year. This was a case of the PR guy suddenly asserting a bit too much control over the technology-and-open-source evangelist.

Managing an Online Reputation – A practical book for dealing with a social media crisis

Norton's Notes

This is my review of a book called Managing Online Reputation: How to Protect Your Company on Social Media which is a book is written by Charlie Powell and produced by Palgrave Pocket Consultants. This part looks at defining online reputation threats, strategic and financial threats, social environmental, behavioural and legal and finally operational and technological threats.

Why the NBA’s Hong Kong Controversy Is a Timely Lesson in Corporate Responsibility

PRSay

Fewer than 24 hours later, the Twitter brouhaha would expand into a sprawling crisis for the NBA’s relationship with China and its reputation at home. Reprimands against the team and the NBA at large poured in from the Chinese Basketball Association, the Chinese consulate in Houston, Chinese Central Television — and most notably, from Tencent Holdings, a Chinese internet and technology giant and the NBA’s largest digital partner outside the United States. On Oct.

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. Mobile, data and wearable technology. Their sensor technology and ability to communicate will accelerate and magnify the changes we are already seeing.

??9 Business Books Recommended as Last-Minute Gifts

David PR Group

Since writing my book How to Protect (Or Destroy) Your Reputation Online, I have met many interesting authors and interviewed a number of them for my blog. Financier Scott Page takes-on one of the bigger elephants in the room: retirement.

Competitor in crisis? Here’s how to avoid guilt by association

PR Daily

A new survey, conducted by Aspiration , shows that one company’s PR crisis can damage the reputations of its competitors. It found that Wells Fargo is the least trusted bank, with 44 percent of Americans trusting it less than other financial institutions.

The PR Case For The Social CEO

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The CEO job was mainly to deliver a strong financial performance. A capable business leader is expected to also serve as a brand ambassador, a voice for corporate reputation, and a social media personality. Mastering digital technology is the easy part.

Five Ways Social Media Makes your Planning Process More Strategic

PRSay

You may hear about the challenges of technology (yes, they exist) but there are also tremendous benefits. Social media is about people, however, the technology helps to facilitate the great interactions we experience.

How Your CEO Can Save Your Company’s Image

Critical Mention

These examples will provide your team with strategies on how to communicate effectively and reboot your reputation in the public eye. million fake bank and credit accounts had been falsely created by employees.

Dogs drive online engagement for UPS, Girl Scouts offer cookies with a message, and Facebook defends stance on political ads

PR Daily

Though UPS did not create the social media profiles, the organization has reaped the benefits of boosted brand reputation. The accounts’ continued high engagement numbers attest to the power of employee ambassadors and organically grown online communities.

With Google a possible competitor, Uber changing its strategy

PR Daily

The report came just after Uber announced it would partner with Carnegie Mellon University to create the Uber Advanced Technologies Center near the university’s campus. The center would be used to develop driverless car and mapping technologies.

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Combating the Fake News Phenomenon

Critical Mention

Believing a source at face value without digging deeper can ultimately harm your company’s reputation and credibility. Even if your company doesn’t have a squeaky-clean record, your PR team can still have an action plan for reputation management.

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CSR Trends for PR and Media Relations Professionals

Cision

In 2013, a KMPG survey of the top 100 largest businesses in 41 different countries found that 71 percent of these companies report on their CSR performance and more than half include CSR in their annual financial reports.

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Lawyering up on Data Protection and Cybersecurity

The Stalwart Blog

And so as long as they’re collecting sensitive data, that could be customer data, customer lists, financial data, healthcare data, information in the Cloud, a lot of them are covered by these new laws. An interview with Lily Li, Principal of Metaverse Law. .

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8 tips for health care organizations to foster better communication in 2016

Reputation Us

Here are eight forecasts for this year from the firm — presented as potential strategies for managing your reputation. Data security must be heightened to avoid Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violations that can negatively impact your organization’s reputation.

Jeep nets Super Bowl ad favor, Victoria’s Secret accused of toxic culture, and Corona Extra clams up amid the coronavirus storm

PR Daily

Why it matters: Toxic company cultures can inflict damage far beyond high employee turnover rates. Invest in your organization’s mission, vision and culture, ensuring your employees are on board for the journey.

Mattel’s gender-neutral dolls celebrate inclusivity, seniors stereotyped in ads, and eBay and WeWork execs depart

PR Daily

CEO departures in 2019, according to Challenger, more than at the same point in 2008 when the economy was embroiled in the financial crisis. We asked how you’re adopting new technology within the next year, and all of you are looking to add new tools and resources to boost your efforts.

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Starbucks’ Howard Schultz announces retirement

PR Daily

Since 1988, Starbucks has offered health care to all full-time and part-time employees. for all US employees. Bean Stock starting in 1991, which turned employees into partners who could share in the company’s success.

Edelman: Trust in Organizations Collapsing Worldwide

PRSay

Yet dovetailing this collapse in trust is a trend that suggests a growing role for social media and employee ambassadorship: an increased reliance on peers. The change is worldwide, and the halo is fading even for NGOs, which previously had the highest reputation of any sector.

5 reasons your CEO should be blogging

PR Daily

A blog can used to explain the company’s latest plans for employees or show off accomplishments for potential partners or investors. "Publish or perish" is an adage often used in the context of academia.

Analyzing “results” from a communications performance measurement conference

PR Conversations

Regardless of whether the practice area is internal communications, reputation management, executive communications or social media, a business objective’s focus at the front end should be on measurable results. Optimize social media to measure change and employee engagement.

Diversity, Politics and MBAs in the Business of PR; Off Script #20: James S. Walker

Sword and the Script

There are a few technology companies finding that out the hard way these days. Indeed, it’s a debate right now in many more circles than just technology. There’s a quote often attributed to Peter Drucker that says culture eats strategy for breakfast.

Top 50 PR, Marketing & Social Media Podcasters to Follow

Cision

A podcast featuring discussions at the intersection of business, technology & culture hosted by Chris Saad and Brian Solis. A show about communicating with clients, prospects and employees – in person, in print and online. Digital multimedia has evolved yet again.

Boeing axes a top exec, REI takes a pass on Black Friday, and why it’s time to start using AI

PR Daily

The technology is ready to scale and has immediate applications for many of your current tasks. If you’re looking to make your messages more welcoming across audiences, consider that an organization’s diversity starts within, and invite employees to weigh in with their ideas.

55 tips, tools and articles that will super-charge your Public Relations knowledge in 2018

The Resolution Blog

Yes, they can help you add a financial value to your reporting. When I left comms agency work for PR technology I felt I had to unlearn many of the techniques I’d built up over 13 years. A tool stack for PESO (paid, earned, shared, owned) structured PR Gini Dietrich from Spin Sucks explores the notion of not having a universal financial value in PR and how a stack of tools can get to a valuable ROI. Greater reach but also a potential reputation issue.

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Credit Union Times: CU Crisis Planning Essential

Reputation Us

” If your financial institution is in need to safeguard itself and its reputation from potential issues, we’d welcome your outreach: PR@LTpublicrelations.com. That’s why a crisis communications plan must be developed first before the inevitability of a data breach, a cyberattack or internal fraud sinks the credit union’s valuable reputation. “I’ve Credit unions continue to unexpectedly be faced with crises of all calibers.

Analyzing “results” from a communications performance measurement conference

PR Conversations

Regardless of whether the practice area is internal communications, reputation management, executive communications or social media, a business objective’s focus at the front end should be on measurable results. Optimize social media to measure change and employee engagement.

Your audience with the public

Stephen Waddington

The result is pointless at best and a reputational issue at worst. Automation Technology is useful to make sense of data and create content for the internet, but you can’t and shouldn’t ever automate a conversation. You can build beautiful websites and apps, you can publish gorgeous branded content via Facebook and Instagram but if you fail to meet the expectation of your public you’ll face reputational issues. They are using it to build relationships and reputation.

Delta, FedEx seek to strike a balance on NRA backlash

PR Daily

reported : “Out of respect for our customers and employees on both sides, Delta has taken this action to refrain from entering this debate and focus on its business,” the airline said in a statement.