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Internal CEOs Win Popularity Contest

When it comes to replacing executives who have departed – an activity communications executives should be integrated into as it relates to succession planning – a Hay Group study of Fortune magazine’s list of America’s … | MORE »

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Corporate Boards (Don’t) Take On Information Technology

"The Board and Information Technology Strategies," a study released by Deloitte Consulting, surveyed more than 450 directors of publicly traded companies with revenues of greater than $1 billion, and found that: 10% of boards relegate … | MORE »

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CEOs Are In The Dark When It Comes To Corporate Health

There’s some unsettling news on the corporate front when it comes to CEOs’ knowledge of the inner workings of their own organizations. According to a Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu survey, "In the Dark: What many boards … | MORE »

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Management Roadblocks

A survey released by Attunity and London-based research firm Loudhouse reveals startling results concerning senior management’s effectiveness in the workplace, which in turn imply integration needs that should be addressed by communications professionals. The survey … | MORE »

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IT Risks are CEOs’ Worst Fear

According to a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit, nearly a third of the 145 international senior executives surveyed listed IT systems collapse as their company’s greatest risk, ranked above natural disasters and terrorism. Only … | MORE »

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Managing Countries and Companies

Representing a multinational corporation is hard work, but according to a survey from Weber Shandwick, most business leaders believe that heads of state have a tougher job when it comes to managing their country’s reputation. … | MORE »

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Social Network Aggregation: Bringing People Together

Paul Buchheit and Bret Taylor, the geniuses behind Gmail and Google Maps, started a social networking aggregator called FriendFeed seven months ago and it seems as if this new concept is finally starting to catch … | MORE »

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Rules for Successful Crisis Communications

Successful communication, especially in a crisis, requires… •    Implementing media and public communication plans as early as possible (e.g., when enough is known to help prevent additional cases); •    Verifying information and findings and acknowledging … | MORE »

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Being Green is Important to Consumers, says New Study

According to a study that focused on bloggers, which was recently conducted by Nielsen Online, protecting the environment has become increasingly important to consumers, with online buzz around sustainability growing 50 percent in 2007. While … | MORE »

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Google & Yahoo Partnership: Trustworthy?

In an attempt to avoid an all-but-forced merger with Microsoft, Yahoo has taken steps  to create a business partnership with fellow search giant Google. But the alliance has antitrust regulators concerned. Legal experts say any … | MORE »

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