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February 21, 2015

Globalization as a driver of corporate reputation

Every year when the Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies (WMAC) list comes out, I wonder what the editors will write about to sum up the results. The feature usually focuses on one of the nine drivers of reputation they study. It is not often that...

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February 16, 2015

My reputation as a passenger

I was on my way home late from work the other night when my Uber driver and I struck up a nice conversation. I was so pleased to find myself in a warm car when the temperature was so frigid and he was in the mood...

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February 13, 2015

How the Public’s Vote Counts in CEO Reputation

The Reputation Institute (RI) has built an entire franchise around how the reputation of the world's largest companies are perceived by consumers around the world. When RI was asked to take a look at the CEOs ranked by Harvard Business Review for providing the greatest contribution to...

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February 8, 2015

Reputation, for Better or Worse

The Harris RQ (Reputation Quotient) was just released. It is an annual poll among nearly 28,000 Americans and focuses on those companies with the most visible reputations, for better or for worse. There is the usual ranking of most reputable companies down to the least...

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February 7, 2015

Worthy CEO Story

I follow the series of articles in The New York Times written by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant on women at work. As a woman in the workforce and for some time, they are always revealing and all too familiar. This past one was about how women...

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February 2, 2015

Building CEO Reputation via Social

Parminder Singh, the Managing Director of Twitter SEA in India spoke at a conference this past week in New York. I came across his comments about why more CEOs should be on Twitter. The quotes make a lot of sense to me about why CEOs should...

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January 31, 2015

Reputation Erasers

In our study on Civility in America this year, we asked about opinions on the "right to be forgotten" law. The what law? The easiest way to explain it comes from Wikipedia: The right to be forgotten "reflects the claim of an individual to have certain...

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January 25, 2015

CEOs and Cafeterias

We keep on top of new CEO announcements and what we can learn about CEOs' first 100 days or so. When we meet with new CEOs, we like to provide recent best practices and new ideas. Was recently reading about a new CEO at a healthcare...

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January 24, 2015

Trust in Action

The Conference Board comes out each year with their CEO Challenge where they identify the top issues on the minds of CEOs, presidents and Chairmen. It is always interesting to see what rises and falls year over year. This year CEOs have a lot on...

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January 20, 2015

AirAsia CEO Letter

Saw this mention of the CEO's letter on Twitter. This is from Tony Fernandes, CEO of AirAsia, and founder and owner of the airline which crashed in late December with 162 people aboard. It was flight QZ8501 and they have recently found the black boxes meaning...

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