Ethical Voices

Category: Free Flow of Information

Total 6 Posts

Four Common Reasons for Ethical Failures: Keith Green

Keith Green, assistant professor at Montclair State and former vice president of B2B communications and partnerships at Guinness World Records, discusses:

1) DEFG: Four common reasons for ethical failures

2) The challenge of living in the world of now

3) Ethics issues he has observed in sports public relations

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

What do you do when you are asked to stonewall on a public health issue? – Sam Villegas, APR

Sam Villegas, APR, a Senior Consultant with Raftelis shares insight on:

1) What do you do when you are asked to stonewall on a public health issue?

2) When should you act as a whistle blower?

3) How do you effectively respond to disinformation and fear-based attacks?

Ethics, Anthrax and Changing Consumer Behavior – Judy DeRango Wicks

Judy DeRango Wicks, APR, Fellow PRSA, and I had the pleasure of working together for more than a decade while I led the Schwartz Communications’ Fiserv team. Together, we changed the way of millions of Americans bank and pay bills, moving from writing and mailing checks to paying bills online.

In this Ethical Voices interview, Judy discusses:

The ethics of determining if you should respond to a false, but tempting, claim
Ethics concerns in research and data
Instilling ethical decision-making across the corporate communications team
The best ethics advice she received

The Ethics of Layoffs and Plant Closings – Tony D’Angelo, APR, Fellow PRSA

Anthony D’Angleo, APR, Fellow PRSA, is a professor at the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University and the 2018 National Chair of PRSA. He is one of the most thoughtful public relations professionals I have ever encountered and spent a few minutes discussing ethics with us last week.

This Ethical Voices interview will look at:

The ethical issues around layoffs and plant closings
Balancing external and internal layoff communications
Hot ethics topics in the classroom
The best ethics advice he ever received