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Taxi industry breaks rule # 1: Don't do dumb stuff

There’s an old saying in the PR industry that when things go wrong the most useful all-purpose phrase is “It seemed like a good idea at the time.” But there are some strategies which were… 446 more words

Reputation Risk

The Wobbly "Wagen"

The Volkswagen group has been in the news lately for its emission scandal. In sept, VW(Volkswagen) was accused of understating the emission numbers and approving the emission tests with the help of a software. 761 more words

Curious Cases

Ten Keys to Managing Reputation Risk

Warren Buffett once famously said that it takes 20 years to build a reputation and just five minutes to ruin it. All of us see evidence of how true this bit of wisdom is all the time. 691 more words

Internal Audit

A grave(n) image

The contract is fairly standard, my agent confirmed. However, she stuttered, the final clause is most unusual, one she had never seen before. If you find it a problem I am happy to go back to the landlord, she added. 470 more words

Reputation Management

Can carmakers regain our trust?

The Volkswagen diesel emission crisis has produced the usual doomsayers who predict the company can’t possibly survive. But perhaps they are confusing whether we trust… 488 more words

Reputation Risk

The new ransom: cyber extortion

A cybersecurity issue that many companies fail to prepare for or even consider is cyber extortion, especially distributed denial of service (DDoS) threats involving ransom demands. 523 more words

Property & Casualty

About Volkswagen, Reputation, and Social Responsibility

By Dr. Charles Fombrun, Chairman, Reputation Institute

The ongoing crisis at Volkswagen demonstrates the huge economic costs that companies face from failing to anticipate the material and reputational consequences of their actions. 456 more words