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Should you blame a crisis on a rogue employee or the system?

Blaming a rogue employee or system failure is a pretty popular crisis strategy. But one of the most notorious cases of blaming a rogue employee for a crisis has just been turned on its head, with a court deciding the management system rather than the perpetrator was mainly at fault. 514 more words

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How to explain illegally bulldozing an historic building

PR is sometimes cynically described as trying to put the best possible complexion on a given set of facts. Of course it’s much, much more than that. 509 more words

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Iceland voted. The world watches - what's lost in translations?

Following Iceland’s parliamentary elections on 29th October , the amount of international attention, support and scrutiny this event has been achieving is stunning. Far more, it seems, than the early presidential election was attracting, which took place on 25th June this year, in the midst of Iceland’s UEFA Euro 2016 success. 926 more words


Superannuation and dog racing: Policy back-flip or 'responding to stakeholders'?

One of the challenges for policy makers and managers everywhere is how best to communicate a major change of mind. Will it be negatively perceived as a back-flip by a weak leader, or recognised as a positive outcome resulting from flexible consultation with stakeholders? 513 more words

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When big business intervenes in social issues

When Australian Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison chastised superannuation funds for selecting investments for “political reasons” rather than financial return he was flying in the face of a growing trend in issue management. 533 more words

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Global CAEs Seeing Regulatory Convergence

Frederick Magliozzi, Managing Director
Internal Audit and Financial Advisory

At The Institute of Internal Auditors International Conference in New York this July, I had the privilege of moderating a panel of CAEs on global audit issues, emerging risks and challenges in the financial services industry. 479 more words

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Data security - the crisis risk elephant in the room

If you’re ever tempted to doubt the impact of a data breach, just think about the hackers who leaked emails immediately before the US Democratic National Convention, which exposed the party machine’s bias against election hopeful Bernie Sanders. 520 more words

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