Category Archives: Ethics

Building Your Relationship with Your Suppliers

The way you communicate with your suppliers and external agencies like Advertising and PR agencies, tell a lot about your company and its values. Every company should have a strategy and training programme in place to ensure communication with their suppliers is at all times respectful. All conflicts should be resolved without resorting to personal accusations and rude behaviour. PR is not just about getting coverage in the media, it also extends to your relationships with everyone who comes in contact with your brand. Your employees should not think that because they oversee the contractual terms with suppliers, they are in the dominant position and can exploit it with unreasonable demands and rude behavior..... Read more...

Ethics in Public Relations

Ethical questions often pop up in public relations. Are PR agencies responsible for reporting on CEOs who cook their books or do they just go along for the fear of losing the account?Is it ethical to do crisis communication for a public limited company whose top management has knowingly diverted funds without asking for the approval of its shareholders? Is it ethical to manipulate news content by bribing journalists?.... Read more...