Summary of New Strategies for Reputation Management

Gaining Control of Issues, Crises & Corporate Social Responsibility

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New Strategies for Reputation Management book summary
Placing a value on your company's reputation may be difficult, but once you lose it, it’s almost impossible to replace.


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A person’s reputation is his or her most valuable asset. This is also true of corporations. As author Andrew Griffin explains, a corporation’s reputation is the result of how it manages social responsibility, crises and issues. Griffin notes that more corporations now acknowledge the importance of reputation, but few turn that awareness into anything tangible. Yet, unfortunately, when a firm’s reputation goes bad, it is nearly impossible to fix. By defining the key terms involved in reputation management and providing specific examples, Griffin makes his points clearly. He delves into issues management and the benefits of being a good corporate citizen. getAbstract recommends this book to business communication professionals and other executives who want to learn how to shape the way the public regards their corporations.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What main factors determine a company’s reputation
  • How to use the best practices in crisis management
  • How your crisis and issues management, and your social responsibility, affect your corporate reputation


What’s Your Reputation Worth?
Reputation management entered the vocabulary of the corporate world about a decade ago. Though companies now acknowledge its importance, most do not practice it diligently. The massive corporate failures of Enron and Worldcom contributed to the popular perception...
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About the Author

Andrew Griffin is a corporate-reputation specialist and the managing director of an international reputation risk management consultancy. He is a frequent speaker, writer and commentator.

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