24 Oct Who is the keeper of reputation?

I was asked to write an article in a special issue on reputation for Ethisphere.  Ethisphere is a global leader in defining and measuring ethic standards that enhance company reputation and the bottom line. They provide companies with data-driven insights into world-class business ethics and...

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26 Aug High resolution reputation

The Arthur Page Society just issued a new report on The CEO View: The Impact of Communications on Corporate Character in a 24X7 Digital World. The 20 interviews with global CEOs reveals many insights on the evolving role of the CCO (corporate communications officer) in companies...

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28 Jun Improving reputation #1 success factor

Every year, we at Weber Shandwick work with executive recruiter Spencer Stuart to survey worldwide CCOs (chief communciations officers) about the challenges and opportunities facing them. The survey is called The Rising CCO.  It is a subject that I have always been very interested in.  My...

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16 Mar CEO as PR Expert Needed

Job descriptions for leaders today have to begin including public relations expertise. Just looking at this week's headlines convinced me that CEOs have to be PR crisis experts to be qualified for the job. I was thinking about this when I read the oped in The New York Times from...

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21 Jun Getting the GC and CCO to the Same Table/Same Page

  Lawyers and communications specialists seem at times to inhabit entirely different worlds.  This is something that I've often thought about but has received little attention in the public relations and legal counsels' worlds. So it's time to think about this new trend in reputation managment that...

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