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This summary is provided by the IPR Organizational Communication Research Center. Summary This study examined how the global pandemic brought new challenges to organizational listening and how organizations handle these barriers. Organizational listening is a strategic management function and an ethical responsibility critical to employee-organization relationships (EOR). Ethical listening involves treating others with respect, paying … Continue reading Organizations Showed Greater Moral Sensitivity During COVID-19

Ethics is always hard, ethics in AI is even harder. The new Ethics Guide for AI in PR provides insights into the ‘big issues’ as organisations turn to AI for efficiency and effectiveness. It outlines the governance role of PR professionals in guarding reputations and also provides practical advice on how to evaluate communication processes … Continue reading New Ethics Guide for Artificial Intelligence in PR

Walden, Justin (2018). Guiding the conversation: A study of PR practitioner expectations for nonnominated employees’ social media use. Corporate Communications- An International Journal, 23(3), 423-437. Summary This study examined the delicate line that strategic communicators must walk when engaging with their organizations’ frontline employees online. Although practitioners and scholars have long suggested that employees can … Continue reading Guiding the Conversation: A Study of PR Practitioner Expectations for Non-Nominated Employees’ Social Media Use

At the Measurement Summit 3.1, a “think-fest” on the future of public relations research standards conducted by the IPR Measurement Commission, Don W. Stacks, Ph.D., presented “Toward the Establishment of Ethical Standardization in Public Relations Research, Measurement, and Evaluation,” on behalf of Shannon A. Bowen, Ph.D., and himself.  The presentation was based on a paper … Continue reading Toward the Establishment of Ethical Standardization in Public Relations Research, Measurement and Evaluation

Topic: Responsible Leadership Author(s), Title and Publication Seeger, M. W., & Ulmer, R. R. (2003). Explaining Enron: Communication and Responsible Leadership. Management Communication Quarterly, 17(1), 58-84. Summary Enron, which is the nation’s seventh largest corporation, collapsed in a financial scandal of 2001-2002. This case study explored the reasons for Enron’s demise with principles of communication-based … Continue reading Explaining Enron: Communication and Responsible Leadership

DiStaso, Marcia Watson (2012). Measuring public relations Wikipedia engagement: How bright is the rule?  Public Relations Journal, 6(2), 1-22. Wikipedia has become almost a staple in society, and its prominence in search engines and frequency of use make it a very powerful website. This study explores the views, experiences and beliefs of public relations/communications professionals … Continue reading Measuring public relations Wikipedia engagement: How bright is the rule?