EthicalVoices

Category: Ethics

Total 91 Posts

Ethical Voices is #1

Thank you! Ethical Voices: Practicing Public Relations with Integrity book launched a month early. And it quickly became the #1 and #5 new public relations book (print and kindle) on Amazon.

The Role of Ethical Leadership in Building Influence: A Female Perspective

This week we’re doing something a little bit different, and we’re speaking with Dr. Juan Meng, the Associate Professor of Public Relations at the University of Georgia, and Dr. Marlene Neill, APR, Fellow PRSA, an Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director at Baylor University. I asked them to share insights from a recent journal article they authored titled The Role of Ethical Leadership in Building Influence: Perspectives from Female Public Relations Professionals.

What to Do When Your Employer Lies to You and Your Bosses Issue Conflicting Orders: Felicia Blow, PhD, APR

first interviewed Felicia Blow, APR, almost two years ago. She was one of my first 15 interviews for the blog and podcast. This year she is the 2022 National Chair or PRSA, so I thought it made sense to revisit the interview.

She discusses a number of important topics including:

• How to make the ethical choice when your bosses issue conflicting orders
• What to do when your employer lies to you
• New areas of PR ethics concerns
• The best ethics advice she ever received

What to do when you are faced with nearness and drinking bias – Melissa Vela-Williamson, APR

Melissa Vela-Williamson, APR, an award-winning public relations expert, national columnist and host of the great Smart Talk Series podcast discusses:

1) What to do when you are pressured to inflate numbers?

2) What to do when you are faced with nearness and drinking bias

3) The ethics issues of multicultural appropriation

How Can We Improve Fashion Industry Ethics? – Jessica Kelly

Jessica Kelly, the Founder and CEO of THR3EFOLD, a leader in the ethical fashion space, discusses several key ethics issues, including:

1) Where should we start in improving fashion industry ethics?

2) Why all auditing bodies aren’t created equal

3) What everyone can do to improve ethics in the fashion industry

4) How can you maintain your moral compass when there is be pressure to succeed at all costs?

Don’t Confuse Doing the Right Thing with Being Seen Doing the Right Thing – Jim Hoggan

Jim Hoggan, a bestselling author, president of Hoggan & Associates, and founder of DeSmog discusses a number of key topics including:

1) Don’t confuse doing the right thing with being seen doing the right thing

2) Why even if you are right, you can be in the wrong

3) The ethical dangers of tribalism

4) The heart vs. the mind

When National Security Is On The Line, How Do You Ethically Handle Public Relations? – Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson, the host of the PR Nation Podcast, discusses a number of important ethics issues, including:

1) When national security is on the line, how to you handle public relations ethically?

2) The state of truth today

3) Why PR Pros should take a different approach when a reporter asks you about confidential information