If you’re pursuing joint ventures or strategic alliances, learn at the foot of the master, ARM. Got a smartphone? Inside that phone is a microprocessor designed by ARM Holdings. At ARM, “The organization is the disruptive technology.”* 9 ARM-inspired ideas Slideshow [mobile-sized] The 9 ideas: Be nice. People like to work with nice people. Be […]
Corporate Access and Investor Relations — How corporate executives offer themselves as content for commissions schemes at investment banks. Why some investor relations officers privately grumble. “Corporate access” marches on, but it’s a low-risk prediction that US regulators will soon shine a light on this practice. Already-eroded trust in financial services institutions and corporate leadership may take another reputation hit. Troubles from the UK market may come to US shores.
Political campaigns and corporate marketers both use communications research to get insight into winning on election day (or at the cash register). For example, in crisis communications and reputation repair, admitting to shortcomings often demonstrates that the company is still in control, despite its faults. Here are 10 ideas that are backed by rigorous research [infographic]
We won’t name names, but _______’s crisis response stinks. In fact, today I read half a dozen articles on poor crisis response. These are typical “week two” articles, and full of juicy quotes from crisis management firms.Fact is, you and I and all those reporters have no idea how good or bad the crisis response was, because it’s near-impossible to Monday Morning Quarterback these events. So here are 7 reasons why ______ is taking a beating on its crisis response, when in fact it might have been meh-ok, given the circumstances…