Tag Archives: reputation

Yes, it’s all about influence – and data

I’ve just read this article by Stephen Waddington in the CIPR‘s online blog Influence. Well worth a read – and I ask a few questions in the Comments section at its end, which I repeat and expand on here: how widespread … Continue reading

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‘Corporate communications’ ahead of ‘public relations’

I have spoken in the past about how much I like the term ‘public relations’ – the concept of developing and nurturing relationships with the public, preferably in both directions, through open and clear communications. But of course, communications goes much … Continue reading

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The oldest communications skill of all?

No, not the one you’re thinking of. The side-step, back-track and no comment I think represent the oldest communication skill of all. Most familiar from the political world, the strategic side-step, the tactical tap-dance around a problem, crisis, product recall, … Continue reading

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Getting philosophical: is reputation a camouflage for something else?

Preparing lunch the other day, I needed to sneeze, so I left the kitchen, sneezed, washed my hands, and returned to the chicken sandwiches. And this domestic sequence of events triggered a Gedankenexperiment (there’s a word I hadn’t expected to … Continue reading

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Time to engage without cynicism

An article in today’s Australia Financial Review reports that the Australian Council of Trade Unions backs concerns being expressed by superannuation funds (Australia’s retirement investment funds) about corporate governance standards.

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