RUMOURS of a cash crunch and hidden losses on derivatives start flying. Markets turn jittery. Stocks fall and counterparties begin to pull in credit lines. One of the world’s largest financial firms is on the brink of collapse, threatening to plunge the world into yet another crisis. In a boardroom […]
The attorney general has fined 19 companies and made them promise to stop writing fake reviews.
In a time where trust in companies is at an all time low, it’s more valuable than ever. That’s not a moral or values based statement, it’s about the impact on the bottom line.
[credit provider=”Beltzner via flickr ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/beltzner/2901637342/”] It’s no secret that doing business in Asia requires an entirely different mindset. There’s a stronger culture of deference and obedience, which plays deep into how corporations are run. This ethos both builds and breaks companies, as we saw with the Olympus scandal in Japan.
[credit provider=”AP”] You don’t need to be the leader of a multimillion-dollar corporation to create unnecessary drama in your business. Today’s news is full of stories about the latest CEO missteps. Here are some of the headlines, along with some lessons to be learned and tips on how to be […]
Companies have to deal with PR problems all the time, but rarely does a crisis end up destroying a brand. For every spectacular implosion like BP and Komen, there are dozens of crises that are quickly forgotten.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Le_carnival_splendor_au_depart_de_port_everglade.jpg”] A pleasant cruise turned into a nightmare for 22 Carnival passengers when they got robbed by hooded gunmen in Mexico, reports the L.A. Times.It’s a terrible and horrifying experience for the passengers, who were on a guided nature hike in the jungle outside Puerta Vallarta.
[credit provider=”By kurafire on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kurafire/1894064291/”] People really love tech companies.That’s one of the big conclusions from Harris Interactive’s 2012 Reputation Quotient assessment, which evaluates the 60 “most visible” companies in the world.
Berkshire Hathaway saw a huge drop in perception of its corporate image in Harris Interactive’s annual reputation quotient poll, which evaluates the reputation of 60 “most visible” companies in the world.
Reputation matters. Public perception impacts whether or not people will buy products, investment behaviour and more.
[credit provider=”jsim93″ url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jsim93/6234345163/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Looking for work in the digital age is a lot more complex than you might expect. In years past, all it took as a polished resume and a review of the most common interview questions. Now, with everyone having a Facebook profile and an online footprint, you have […]