PR Strategy and Application: Managing Influence

PR Strategy and Application: Managing Influence

ISBN: 9781405144087
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2009-08-31
Number of pages: 368
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PR Strategy and Application is a comprehensive and accessible text that situates Public Relations in a 21st century context; as a set of tools not just for corporations but for the activist, the diplomat, the crisis manager, the homeland security officer, as well as the advertising executive and the reputation manager.  Winner of the 2010 PRIDE award given by the PR Division of the National Communication Association

Gives detailed treatment of how activists have used public relations including a consideration of how activists have been important to the historical develop of PR

Argues for a move away from a corporate-centric view of public relations and for public relations to be seen as the management of mutually-influential relationships

Emphasizes the importance of stakeholder expectations in shaping organizational actions and being a foundation for discussions between organizations and stakeholders

Emphasizes the perspective that stakeholders and organizations are linked together in a complex networks rather that a series of separate relationships

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