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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Journalist play an important role during organizational crises because of their ability to shift the conversation in one direction or another. They base the coverage of the events on the available information sources. So the question is how do they select these sources during crisis?
Have you ever wondered how corporations communicate with journalists? How do big organizations present what they say and subsequently what do journalists report about them? And how does that effect the public? Read on to find the answers!
Non-profit organizations like Greenpeace or the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) play a key role when it comes to protecting the environment. But is the legitimacy of the actions of similar organizations compromised by their political institutionalisation? Read on to find the answer! Anke Wonneberger explores this topic in the chapter “Environmental non-profit […]
How are non-profit and for-profit organizations participating in the climate change debate on Twitte...
The difference in the purposes of non-profit and profit organizations determines their communication approaches. When it comes to their Twitter strategy in the context of climate change would they be more willing to share one-way information or try to engage the community in a dialogue? And how would they use Twitter’s features to achieve […]
Are you passionate about the topic of reputation management? If the answer is “yes”, keep reading to find out how you can participate in an exciting competition!
Have you ever wondered how organizational media orientation may affect external communication strategies? How organizations choose in which way to interact with the mass media? And to what extent relations between media orientations and external communication may differ among public, for-profit organisations and NPOs? Keep reading to find out answers to these questions.
One of the benchmarks of successful public relations is the ability to attract media attention for the organization subjects. Media attention is important in a number of cases, for example: to communicate crisis responses, to build a good reputation among the public, to create publicity for key events, etc. And what a better […]