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The benefit of issue management: anticipating crises in the digital age

The benefit of issue management: anticipating crises in the digital age

Do you wonder how organizations are handling issue management in the current fast-paced communication environment? Whether there are differences between companies from various fields? Or maybe it all depends on the level of expertise of the public relations practitioners? The latest study done by our team members sheds more light on these questions. So keep […]

Understanding social media governance in organizations

Understanding social media governance in organizations

The presence of social media at the workplace has given the employees voice of their own to share work-related thoughts online. It is not surprising that managers wish to govern these behaviors in order to gain advantage and minimize risks. Are these the main motivations behind the social media policies that organizational leaders implement? Is […]

Framing the Economy of the East African Community

Framing the Economy of the East African Community

There are innate differences in how the news media reports on the various global economic regions, and East Africa is no exception. As this particular region has achieved remarkable fiscal growth and development over the course of the past 10 years, people are beginning to consider it more seriously as a contributor to the global […]

Diffusion of Innovation Workshop

Diffusion of Innovation Workshop

Recently Dr. Ronald Rice, our visiting professor whom we introduced recently on the blog, conducted an interactive workshop on the topic “Diffusion of Innovations: Central Concepts and Approaches”. The participants were from all communication tracks and they had the opportunity to discuss the application of the theories in the field of marketing, entertainment and public […]

Interview with Dr. Ronald E. Rice

Interview with Dr. Ronald E. Rice

Ronald E. Rice is the Arthur N. Rupe Chair in the Social Effects of Mass Communication in the Department of Communication at University of California. He has been elected divisional officer in the International Communication Association and the Academy of Management, elected President (2006-2007) and a Fellow of the International Communication Association (2010), winner of […]