Crisis Management


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Quick Study: Financial Sector Dominates ‘Black List’ Transparency Ranking; E-Mail Delivery Rates Up, Open Rates Are Down

â–¶ In the Black: Corporate Responsibility Magazine announced its annual Black List, the Russell 1000 large-cap companies that tie for the bottom ranking in transparency and corporate citizenship. The list features 58 dimly lit companies, … | MORE »

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Public Relations in the Age of the Mega-Crisis: Real-Life Strategies That Work

Conventional wisdom says B2B communicators are behind the curve when it comes to crisis response—here are four examples of enterprise crisis comms that disprove that theory. | MORE »

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Charting the Industry: Online Incivility Tunes Site Visitors Out

Incivility has increased in politics, the workplace, the classroom, businesses and online, prompting PR pros to learn how to keep their Web offerings devoid of hostility and keep users returning. | MORE »

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Charting the Industry: PR and Corporate Boards—A Critical Link

Corporate board members have cited reputational risk as a company’s biggest threat, which should put communicators in the thick of C-suite strategies. | MORE »

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For Optimal PR Punch, Be a Counselor First, Tactician Second

While it’s great to know all the latest PR tools and tactics, being a strategic counselor is what keeps clients and aligns communications with business goals. | MORE »

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The State of Financial Comms: Adjusting to the ‘New Normal’

While financial PR pros still face an uphill battle in rebuilding their organizations’ reputations, the crisis mode is largely over, replaced by new, more effective messaging. | MORE »

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How to Be Ready for a 60 Minutes Moment

Is your executive team ready to handle the heat from the media? Here are three key qualities—plus coaching points—that your leaders must possess in times of crisis. | MORE »

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Image Patrol: Southwest Airlines vs. Go Daddy: Proactive Approach Rules Again

The responses of Go Daddy and Southwest Airlines to their respective crises couldn’t be more different—one is listening and the other is talking louder. Guess which company gets the better grade? | MORE »

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Charting the Industry: Bridging the IR/PR Crisis Disconnect

For most PR pros, being prepared for crises is a major staple of the discipline. IR professionals, however, often don’t have an effective crisis management plan in place. | MORE »

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Quick Study: Execs Brush Off Green Claims—Unless It’s Their Own; 
More Americans Consume Local News the Mobile Way

â–¶ Execs Wary of Sustainability Efforts: Results of the second annual 2011 Gibbs & Soell Sense & Sustainability Study found that Fortune 1000 executives are confident about their own green efforts but join the general … | MORE »

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