reputation

5 reputation management tips for 2016

  Plan for the fact that managing your CEO’s reputation is part of managing your corporate reputation. There are many examples that demonstrate how the behaviour of a CEO can serve as a catalyst for the unraveling of a corporate reputation, which in turn can lead to value destruction, loss of business and more (e.g. […]

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measurement

Reputation Measurement: Why Bother?

If there’s one thing that (for me) has defined this recent period in business, it’s the seemingly unquenchable desire for businesses to measure stuff. We have KPIs, KPOs, sentiment tracking, brand trackers, reputation, employee engagement, trust metrics… the list goes on. With so many measures, there’s a real risk of racing to achieve a number, […]

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Spurious Correlations

It never ceases to amaze me how some researchers/consultants/journalists can find a correlation between two datasets and then jump to a conclusion that one is absolutely related to, or even causing, the other. At best it’s lazy; at worst, it can lead to bad decisions being made. You see this frequently in political reporting where […]

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