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July 20, 2011
1.      What is Clarity? The problem with communication, according to Nobel laureate George B. Shaw, is the illusion that it has been accomplished. Indeed communication often fails because of a lack of clarity. Clarity or the state of being clear, lucid and distinct is...
July 20, 2011
As economies have begun to recover from the global financial crisis, business communication professionals are finding that they have to learn to navigate a "new normal." This was the theme of the 2011 IABC World Conference, held 12-15 June in San Diego, California. Over four days, nearly...
July 20, 2011
"Corporate Social Responsibility involves corporations voluntarily taking responsibility for improving conditions in society by going beyond fulfilling their legal requirements," says Hutter. "Taking responsibility on a global scale will be one of the most important topics over the...
July 19, 2011
GA: John, you visited Finnish association's main communication event, ProCom Day. What is your "take-away" from this event? Several important "take-aways": ProCom Day illustrated, once again, the importance of Global Alliance member associations sharing their progress to...
July 19, 2011
The day's program included releasing the results of a survey conducted among ProCom's members. The results reveal that in the past few years Finnish organizations have started to give a lot more weight to CSR issues and to communicating on them, and that many communications professionals are...
July 19, 2011
The study, conducted in March 2011, indicates that communication professionals should reflect on new ways to cope with five topics: first, power and influence in their organisation; second, effective decision making; third, leadership style; fourth, social media governance; and fifth, basic...
July 19, 2011
An overriding theme of the CIPRA conference: The need for more "public diplomacy" to build greater international cooperation. The Global Alliance was represented by immediate past-chair John Paluszek who, in his keynote remarks, stressed the opportunity for public relations in current...
July 19, 2011
The exciting line-up of speakers includes Sir Paul Callaghan, 2011 New Zealander of the Year, Dave Goug, head of marketing, Weta Digital, NZ Rugby Union communications manager Brian Finn, award-winning Canadian marketer and designer Jesse Desjardin, international social media measurement expert...
July 15, 2011
The award has been handed over to Aleksandra Moorast of Corpore by head of the Baltic PR Awards 2011 jury Mr. Richard Linning, the 2011 president of the International Public Relations Association. Works were submitted to the competition in ten categories, Corpore's project was the only...
June 24, 2011
Adrian Cropley is director and founder of Cropley Communication, based in Australia. He has over 20 years of experience in change management, internal communication and communication leadership. He now works with a number of major organizations advising on strategic internal and change...