reputation

        Love this quote from the Oxford Metrica/Aon 2012 Reputation Review and it applies not only to corporate communications but to CEO communications. A good CEO narrative can make all the difference to reputation: "Communications that strengthen reputation are far more valuable than is recognised. We can make companies...

  A new McKinsey survey among board members reports that members acknowledge knowing little about risk. Nearly three in ten (29%) say their boards have limited or no understanding of the risks their companies face. Even more compelling, members say their boards spend just 12% of...

CFOs are not solely numbers-crazed, according to a survey by American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).  The survey among 1,300 CFOs and other finance executives in 61 countries found that corporate reputation topped the list of areas they are seeing their...

A few weeks ago, I read the new Gallup report, The State of the American Workplace: Employee Engagement Insights for U.S. Business Leaders. It is really worth a read because it holds incredibly valuable and meaningful information on employee engagement. One of the findings that...

Interesting news came across my alerts yesterday. A private equity company, Catalyst Investors, made a minority equity investment in Reputation Institute.  This news caused a friend of mine, Bruce Rogers, who is the chief insights officer for Forbes and columnist on thought leadership to write, "Reputation management...

I think bad news comes in threes. Thinking about President Obama and the recent bad news he has received regarding the terrorist attack in Benghazi, the IRS targeting of conservative groups and the secretly snatched AP reporters' phone records, it has to be true. It...