Corporate Reputation

Coming Out Fighting

Can corporate communicators learn from individuals fighting to protect personal reputation? There was a time, not that long ago, when many high profile individuals lived by the mantra of Never Complain, Never Explain. What this meant in practise was that if a story broke in the media, or if an ex-employee or associate spilled the […]

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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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Reputation Risk

All risk is reputation risk.

…and that has implications for risk, communications, HR and marketing directors. Isn’t it exciting when the business world gets a new topic to rally around? A topic of the moment is Reputation Risk. This one has actually been floating around for a few years now but has gained momentum recently as a number of high […]

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