Public Relations before, during, after acquisitions and mergers. Fascinating lessons from Poznan, Poland!
Ok… it took me more than 20 hours by van to return to Italy, while an Icelandic dust closed all of Europe’s airports… courtesy of two young polish drivers (found via the Internet the evening before by one of my benefactors Monika Bogdal from Poznan’s University of Economics… the power of social media…)… yet I [...]
Public Relations, Capitalism and Democracy – Public Relations and Development: two provoKations from my excellent students
I have just concluded my course on global relations and intercultural communication at NYU in New York.
The intense interaction with 10 highly committed graduate students -two Russian, three American, one Brazilian, one Colombian, one British, one Singaporean- allowed me the opportunity to review some of my less resilient stereotypes and learn much more from them [...]
As I was reading the thoughtful article by Carne Ross in Europe’s World on the need to re-think national diplomacy, I was struck by the parallels with discussions of the evolving role of public relations as a profession. For instance, he states, “For some reason, diplomats and governments have believed that somehow the message about [...]