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Spotlight on Community Relations
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A Gradual Shift
• PriceWaterhouseCoopers 2002 Sustainability Survey Report – 140 U.S. companies – 70 percent had no broad-based sustainability program in place yet. – 69% were reviewing or revising ethics programs or their corporate-governance process.
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Peppy has drummed together his top managers from all important branch offices; a
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To explain the role of public relations, sponsorships, and corporate advertising in relationship marketing and integrated marketing communications. By integrating public relations, event sponsorships, and institutional advertising with its general advertising activities, a company can improve the overall effectiveness of its marketing efforts.
This case study examines an integrated marketing communications success story:
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during which sales have doubled. Subaru reached out to the gay and lesbian consumers in 1995,
beginning with corporate sponsorship of the Rainbow Card, followed by gay and lesbian-specific
advertising campaigns and numerous strategic sponsorships. Subaru’s corporate communication
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his report is part of the RAND Corporation monograph report series. The monograph/report was a product of the RAND Corporation from 1993 to 2003. RAND monograph/reports presented major research findings that addressed the challenges facing the public and private sectors. They included executive summaries, technical documentation, and synthesis pieces.
Improvements in corporate compliance, ethics, and oversight have been a significant policy goal for the U.S. government at least since the enactment of the U.S. Federal Sentencing Guidelines in 1991 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002. Notwithstanding these earlier government initiatives, the collapse of financial
In this chapter you will: Understand the advisory function of corporate governance normally provided by legal counsel, financial advisors, and investment banks; recognize the traditional role of legal counsel and how it has changed, as well as the lines of communication between legal counsel, the company, and its board of directors; identify the rules and regulations implemented by the SEC for corporate attorneys;...
In this chapter you will: Address the broad influence of technology in twenty-first-century corporate governance; introduce a theoretical “cybercompany model” to promote the use of information technology in areas of shareholder communication, electronic commerce, electronic financial reporting, and continuous auditing; recognize the factors that help build a firm information infrastructure; present electronic financial reporting using XBRL format; discuss continuous auditing.
Chapter 1 - Establishing credibility. After studying this chapter you will be able to: Explain the importance of establishing credibility for business communications; describe how competence, caring, and character affect your credibility as a communicator; define and explain business ethics, corporate values, and personal values; explain the FAIR approach to ethical business communications.
Chapter 12 - Culture: Inside and out. Organizational culture is a corporate way of life that is derived from the national culture but it is a distinct co-culture with its own values, behaviors, and believes. Deep organizational culture is the soul of what the company values and its vision for the future.
Chapter 4 - Navigating the business communication environment. After studying this chapter, you will know: Why ethics is so important in business communication, how corporate culture impacts business environments, why interpersonal communication is important, how to use your time more efficiently, what the trends in business communication are.
Chapter 17 - Public relations, publicity, and corporate advertising. The main goals of this chapter are: To recognize the roles of public relations, publicity, and corporate advertising in the promotional mix; to know the difference between public relations and publicity and demonstrate the advantages and disadvantages of each; to understand the reasons for corporate advertising and its advantages and disadvantages.
This book has been written for people whose first language is not English, and who need to use
English in the context of banking and finance. It covers language useful for working in retail
banking, company finance departments and other situations involving financial transactions.
There is a strong focus on the language needed to communicate on financial topics, discuss
financial problems and plan projects. It does not cover rarely-used terms, or academic terms used
by economists. All the language in the book is intended to be accessible to intermediate level
students and above....
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