EthicalVoices

Category: Honesty

Total 37 Posts

Why ethical organizations need to look back as well as forward – Krista Terrell

Krista Terrell, APR, the acting president of the Arts and Science Council for Charlotte Mecklenburg County, discusses a number of important ethics topics, including:

1) The best approach to convince executives to report historic inequities

2) Why ethical organizations need to look back as well as forward

3) How organizations can think beyond their whiteness

4) Why we need to think like gardeners, not gunslingers

Rationalization Leads to Ethical Failures – Donald Singletary

Donald Singletary, the president at Singletary Group Communications and an adjunct professor at a number of universities, including Syracuse University and Baruch College, discusses:

1) Ethics of expense reports in the Mad Men Era and today

2) How societal changes are impacting ethical practices

3) How rationalization leads to ethical failures

4) Are we really making progress against systemic racism?

Data Ethics Advice for Public Relations Professionals – Adam Blacker

Adam Blacker, the Vice President of Insights and Alliances at Apptopia, discusses a number of important data ethics issues for public relations professionals, including:

1) When to ethically pass on a media opportunity

2) Why you need to think of the long game when it comes to data

3) How to decide if you have enough data for an accurate pitch

4) The ethics of data collection

What Do You Do When Your Client Pulls A Bait And Switch? – Craig Sender

Craig Sender, the senior director of public and analyst relations at the Copyright Clearance Center and an adjunct professor at Boston University, discusses:

1) What do you do when your client pulls a bait and switch?

2) The three most powerful words when pushing back on inappropriate requests

3) Why we still need timeouts

What do you do when your work does not align with your personal values?: Mark Mohammadpour

Welcome to Ethical Voices in 2021. A New year, but the same great content. Since one of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight and improve wellness, I could think of no better guest to kick off the year than  Mark Mohammadpour, the founder of the Chasing the Sun Health Coaching for communicators and marketers. I’ve enjoyed reading his insights in the Public Relations Society of America’s Strategies & Tactics, and that’s what caused me to reach out to invite him to be a guest.

Mark discusses a number of important issues, including:

1) What do you do when your work does not align with your personal values?

2) How PR executives can convince brands to take a stand

3) What are agencies missing when it comes to recruiting and retaining talent?

4) Why you need a personal wellness crisis plan

How Businesses and Executives Fail at Diversity, Addressing Harassment and Humanity – Mike Paul

This is the 100th episode of EthicalVoices and I am bringing you a very special guest. Mike Paul, the president of Reputation Doctor® discusses:

1) What executives should do (and many fail to do) when someone reports sexual harassment to them

2) The ethical failures of most businesses to act on diversity, equity and inclusion

3) When personal relationships are more important than safeguarding confidences

When Lite isn’t Lite: Ethical Issues with Misleading Claims – Ron Culp

Joining me on this week’s episode is Ron Culp, the director of the Public Relations and Advertising Masters Program at DePaul University.

Ron discusses a number of important topics, including:

1) What to do when asked to make absurd and misleading claims

2) Why PR professions need the industry to have their back

3) Where companies make mistakes in countering disinformation internally
4) How to make your company attractive to potential employees