EthicalVoices

Category: Conflicts of Interest

Total 14 Posts

PR Ethics: What Happens When There is a Coup?  – Alex Dance

For Ethics Month, I wanted to look at new topics and geographies. Joining me this week is Alex Dance, the Managing Director of ERA Communications in Cambodia.

He discusses several important ethics issues, including:

1) What should you do when clients are even tangentially affiliated with a coup?

2) The state of misinformation in Cambodia

3) The impact of influencers on Cambodians

4) Ethical challenges with clickbait

Civility, Truth and Hope – Emmanuel Tchividjian

Emmanuel Tchividjian, the principal of the Markus Gabriel Group, and one of the top thought leaders on ethics and communication in the world, discusses:

1) Where your duty lies when you are asked to reveal confidential information

2) The importance of civility and civil discourse

3) How the absence of truth leads to the absence of trust

4) The guiding light of hope

Conflict of Interest Issues with Non-Profit Boards – Pam Campbell

Pam Campbell, APR, Fellow PRSA, the Director of Public Affairs at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Oklahoma City Branch discusses a number of important ethical issues, including:

1) Conflict of interest issues with non-profit boards

2) How non-profit board can help prevent ethical issues

3) How to effectively fight disinformation

What Ethics Lessons Can You Learn from 50 Cases of Beer, Football and Food? – Jay Baer

Bestselling marketing and CX author, and inspirational speaker Jay Baer discusses the ethics lessons you can learn from beer, football and food.

Specifically:

1) How to ethically work for competing companies

2) The rampant issue of IP Theft

3) Restaurants’ ethical dilemma: COVID disclosure

Why You Should Act Quickly and Decisively on Even Small Ethics Concerns – Mark Cautela

Mark Cautela, the Head of Communications for Harvard Business School, discusses a number of important ethics topics including:

1) Why you need to act quickly and decisively on even small ethics concerns

2) When company and team before self is not ethically appropriate

3) What to do when your boss asks you to fudge numbers on an award

Unexpected ethics lessons from Tonya Harding – Dianne Danowski Smith

Dianne Danowski Smith, the president and founder of Publix Northwest, covers a broad spectrum of ethical issues, including:

1) Unexpected ethical lessons from Tonya Harding

2) What to do when ethics and legal opinion lead to different conclusions

3) What to do when employees don’t want to represent a specific client

4) How to handle the ethical challenge of reporters with agendas

Do Organizations that Make Mistakes on Race and Systemic Injustice Deserve Help? – Kelley Chunn

Kelley Chunn, the principal of Kelley Chunn and Associates, discusses a number of important ethics issues, including:

1) What to do when your employer and you have diametrically different ideas?
2) Do organizations that make mistakes on race and systemic injustice deserve help?
3) Advice for making substantive diversity strides

What do the World’s Most Ethical Companies Have in Common: Ethisphere’s Erica Salmon Byrne Answers that Question

Erica Salmon Byrne, executive director of the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance, for Ethisphere, sheds insight on a number of key ethics issues for business and public relations. Specifically she addresses:
• Common characteristics of the World’s Most Ethical Companies
• Best practices in ethics training
• How to be an effective ethics counselor
• Ethics challenges we will face today and tomorrow