Tag Archives: accountability

The hunting of the Snark

Businesses are besotted with extracting what they see as more efficiency from their operations. The instant they repeat their first success, most try to become “more efficient.” It’s an occupation that generates its own jargon (efficiency is a perfectly acceptable … Continue reading

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Manipulation, guidance, openness; what is the role for public relations?

The start of the trial in the UK of former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks, her husband Charlie Brooks,  Andy Coulson (Prime Minister David Cameron’s former communications director and former editor of the New of the World), and … Continue reading

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Balance, care, thought, strategy

I was pointed to this article from social media entrepreneur Hollis Thomases (@hollisthomases) by John Jones (thank you John). The article is interesting in itself, but the comments to it are even more so. I was somewhat surprised at how many … Continue reading

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Holding people to account

Holding people to account is usually uncomfortable. My notes clearly indicate that I’ve found it difficult in the past. But plug lack of accountability into almost any business scenario or project, and you have something that can become truly toxic. … Continue reading

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