Relationships are in the DNA of PR – in fact, the name itself indicates the function manages relations with publics. But the priority in PR practice is largely on writing skills rather than interpersonal ones; whilst although academic definitions and literature highlight two-way communications, they largely omit what is required to build and maintain mutually [...]
Professor Anne Gregory, PhD, FCIPR, is director of the Centre for Public Relations Studies at Leeds Metropolitan University. Before moving into academic life, Anne spent 12 years in practice, holding senior appointments, both in-house and in consultancy.
The PRoust Questionnaire provides a quick insight into a public relations practitioner’s interests and point of view, as well as their professional beliefs and values. Answered by: Markus Pirchner
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 [...]
Business as UnUsual as the reset for organizational thinking and Changing Mindsets by focussing on the consequences and not the concept of climate change for the public debate. These are my major takeaways from last Friday’s closed door sherpa meeting of global experts, leaders and thinkers of sustainability convened in Rome by Enel.
Basically this amounts [...]
Yes we camp.
Creativity here dramatically overrides any rational argument or concept.
I am sure you saw/heard these three simple words during media coverage of the recent G8 in earthquaked Abbruzzo.
Another example I vividly remember from Milano’s public walls in the early, highly creative, days of student revolt in the late sixties of the last century:
Fascisti porci, [...]