Applied Public Relations

Author: Kathy Brittain McKee
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135231508
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Applied Public Relations provides readers with the opportunity to observe and analyze how contemporary businesses and organizations interact with key groups and influences. Through the presentation of cases covering a wide variety of industries, locations, and settings, authors Kathy Brittain McKee and Larry F. Lamb examine how real organizations develop and maintain their relationships, offering valuable insights into contemporary business and organizational management practices. McKee and Lamb place special emphasis on public relations as a strategic management function that must coordinate its planning and activities with key organizational units - human resources, marketing, legal counsel, finance, and operations, among others. A commitment to the ethical practice of public relations underlies the book, and students are challenged not only to assess the effectiveness of the practices outlined, but also to understand the ethical implications of those choices. This second edition includes the following key features: New and updated cases Additional Professional Insight commentaries Expanded use of charts and photos An appendix with the PRSA Member Code of Ethics and the IABC Code of Ethics for Professional Communicators A companion website with resources for the student and the instructor. With its practical orientation and scope, Applied Public Relations is a useful text for courses on public relations management, public relations cases and campaigns, and integrated communication management.

Applied Public Relations

Author: Kathy Brittain Richardson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136753877
Format: PDF, ePub
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With its practical orientation and scope, Applied Public Relations is the ideal text for any public relations case studies or public relations management course that places an emphasis on stakeholder groups. Through the presentation of current cases covering a wide variety of industries, locations, and settings, Kathy Richardson and Marcie Hinton examine how real organizations develop and maintain their relationships, offering valuable insights into business and organizational management practices. The book’s organization of case studies allows instructors to use the text in several ways: instructors can focus on specific stakeholders by using the chapters presented; they can focus on particular issues, such as labor relations or crisis management by selecting cases from within several chapters; or they can select cases that contrast campaigns with ongoing programs or managerial behaviors. A focus on ethics and social responsibility underlies the book, and students are challenged to assess the effectiveness of the practices outlined and understand the ethical implications of those choices. This Third Edition features: 25 new and current domestic and international case studies specifically chosen for their relevancy and relatability to students New "Professional Insights" commentaries where practitioners respond to a set of questions relating to their work Increased emphasis on ethics and social responsibility Fully enhanced companion website that is connected with the text, including a test bank and PowerPoint presentations for instructors, and chapter-specific discussion questions and additional readings for students

Culture and Public Relations

Author: Krishnamurthy Sriramesh
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136514449
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Culture and Public Relations explores the impact of culture – societal and organizational – through the global lens of public relations. Structuring the volume around three themes -- culture as an environment for public relations; the culture of PR globally; and the impact of PR on culture -- the editors bring together compelling discussions on such questions as how spirituality, religion, and culture have affected public relations, and how public relations culture has been affected by the "corporate cultures" of business enterprises. Additionally, the volume provides studies on the effect of culture on public relations practice in specific countries. With contributors from Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America, this collection offers international perspectives on a topic that is growing increasingly important in public relations study and practice. It is required reading for scholars, researchers, and students in public relations and also has much to offer the business discipline, for those seeking to integrate culture and communication to their practices.

Public Relations As Relationship Management

Author: Eyun-Jung Ki
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317516338
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The emergence of relationship management as a paradigm for public relations scholarship and practice necessitates an examination of precisely what public relations achieves -- its definition, function and value, and the benefits it generates. Promoting the view that public relations provides value to organizations, publics, and societies through relationships, Public Relations as Relationship Management takes a in-depth look at organization-public relationships and explores the strategies that can be employed to cultivate and maintain them. Expanding on the work published in the first edition, this thoroughly up-to-date volume covers such specialized areas of public relations as non-profit organizations, shareholder relations, lobbying, employee relations, and risk management. It expands the reader’s ability to understand, conceptualize, theorize, and measure public relations through the presentation of state-of-the-art research and examples of the use of the relationship paradigm. Developed for scholars, researchers, and advanced students in public relations, Public Relations as Relationship Management provides a contemporary perspective on the role of relationships in public relations, and encourages further research and study.

Sport Public Relations and Communication

Author: Maria Hopwood
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136435522
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An increasingly important element of sport business is the management of the myriad of relationships in which sport entities are involved. It is the relationship management aspect of sport which is the unique focus of this book. Sport Public Relations and Communication discusses and reformulates the principles of public relations and communications by demonstrating how they can be successfully applied in practice within a sports context. Features include: discussion customized to apply directly to sports management, thoroughly exploring the nuances of the field case studies used throughout the book to illustrate the practical application of theory discussion questions to help formulate and articulate defensible arguments in relation to public relations and communications strategies, forging strong links between theory and practice examples used to draw from the authors’ extensive experience in North America, the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia and New Zealand, providing a well rounded and global understanding of the field. This is the first book to explore public relations and communications in the sports industry in a global context. It brings together applicable strategies for the sport management or marketing student, and provides a concise guide to how public relations and communications strategies and principles can be applied to sport management and marketing issues.

The Crisis Manager

Author: Otto Lerbinger
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136594140
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Responding to the era of crises in which we now live, The Crisis Manager offers wise counsel for anticipating and responding to crises as well as taking the steps required to reduce the impact of these events. Spotlighting the reality of crisis at levels ranging from local to global, author Otto Lerbinger helps readers understand the approaches and ways of thinking required for successful crisis management in today’s world. As no organization or individual is immune from crisis, he guides managers to make good decisions under conditions of high uncertainty, and to consider the interests not only of stockholders but also of a wide variety of stakeholders. With a focus on the threat of crises to an organization’s most valuable asset – its reputation – The Crisis Manager covers: Preparation for crisis, including crisis communication planning Physical crises – natural, biological, and technological "Human climate" crises, stemming from targeted attacks on an organization’s policies, actions, or physical holdings Crises due to management failure, including mismanagement, skewed values, deception, and misconduct New to this second edition are the use of social media in crisis management, and chapters on image restoration strategies and crises stemming from mismanagement, as well as a comprehensive updating of the entire work. Real-world case studies provide examples of what worked and what did not work, and the reasons why. Written for present and future crisis managers in all types of businesses and organizations, this resource will be required reading for students in public relations, business, and management, as it prepares them for their crucial roles as decision makers.

Mixed Methods

Author: Udo Kuckartz
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3531932675
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Mixed Methods-Ansätze gelten mittlerweile im angelsächsischen Raum als „drittes methodologisches Paradigma“ jenseits der Dualität von qualitativ versus quantitativ. Dieses Buch macht Forscher aus den Sozial- und Erziehungswissenschaften mit diesem neuen Methodenverständnis vertraut und gibt eine praktische Einführung in Designformen und Analysemethoden.

A Handbook of Corporate Communication and Public Relations

Author: Sandra Oliver
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134314485
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A bold addition to existing literature, this book provides an excellent overview of corporate communication. Taking an interdisciplinary approach, it offers readers the in-depth analysis required to truly understand corporate communication, corporate strategy and corporate affairs as well as the relevant public relations issues. With a refreshing new approach to this topic, the authors challenge reductionist views of corporate communication, providing persuasive evidence for the idea that without an organizational communication strategy, there is no corporate strategy. Written by an impressive list of international authorities, the text is well illustrated with contemporary case studies, drawing out the most pertinent best-practice outcomes of theoretically based applications. Its four sections cover: national communication international communication image, identity and reputation management the future for corporate communication theory and practice. This is an essential one-stop reference for all academics, practitioners and students seeking to understand corporate communication and public relations.

Stakeholder Management und Nachhaltigkeits Reporting

Author: Joachim Hentze
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3642549179
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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​Im Fokus des vorliegenden Buches stehen Stakeholder-Management und Nachhaltigkeits-Reporting als zentrale Aufgabenbereiche des Nachhaltigkeitsmanagements. Die Berichterstattung dient der Information von Stakeholdern über Strategien, Initiativen, Ziele und Ergebnisse mit Blick auf ökologische, soziale und wirtschaftliche Ansprüche. Hierzu fordern professionelle Berichtsstandards eine Dokumentation der Berücksichtigung von Stakeholdern, die wiederum Konsequenzen für die genannten Berichtsinhalte (Nachhaltigkeitsstrategien, -initiativen, -ziele und -ergebnisse) mit sich bringt. Die Autoren geben eine Einführung in beide Themen, ordnen sie in den Zusammenhang von Nachhaltigkeit und Unternehmensverantwortung (CSR) ein und zeigen bedeutende Stärken, Schwächen und Herausforderungen auf.