Archives: Reputation

What does your email persona say about you?

February 7, 2017 – By Susan Hawkins, Group Manager - Integrated Marketing Communication

We’re all time poor, texting and tweeting our way through life – but have we lost the delicate art of connecting via email? It’s great to be concise and to the point but it never hurts to add a little warmth or civility to help make a more meaningful connection. Here’s the top five tips… Read More

A brand new you

February 1, 2017

It’s that time of year when ‘new year, new you’ messages have been flooding our channels. We’re all for bringing new energy into our everyday lives, but what about in the business environment? Keeping the focus on you, we asked some of our best and brightest minds for their tips on how to refresh your personal brand… Read More

Your A to Z of the Queensland Ministry

January 17, 2017 – By David Everton, Director, Government Relations

If your new year’s resolution was to memorise every current Minister in Queensland, we’re here to help. The Government and Public Affairs team at Rowland have prepared a list of all the current Ministers and their portfolios on a single page and it is available to download here. There have been no changes since last… Read More

Sublime to ridiculous? Presidential transition spotlights communication contrasts

January 13, 2017 – By Janet Houen, Group Manager

*Wherever you encounter an asterix, please feel free to insert your preferred adjective/phrase Regardless which side of the threatened/promised* Trump wall you find yourself, the contrasting communication styles of the outgoing and incoming US presidents were writ large on our screens this week. If nothing else, it is clear Trump’s time in the universe’s most… Read More

Rowland wins prestigious PublicAffairs Asia Gold Standard Award

December 5, 2016

Our most successful campaign this year has been recognised yet again – this time at the prestigious PublicAffairs Asia Gold Standard Awards 2016. Our strategic communication work  for Kina Securities‘ acquisition of Maybank PNG and listing on the Australian and Port Moresby Stock Exchanges won the stakeholder engagement category, and was shortlisted in the financial communications category…. Read More

Six tips for rebuilding your corporate reputation after a crisis strikes

November 4, 2016 – By Bruce Ruddy

There is nothing more important than reputation for a company. In the digital age, bad news travels faster than ever and corporate reputations can be destroyed in the click of a mouse. Legendary investor Warren Buffett says it takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. And we need to… Read More

Is your business resilient? Ask yourself these 5 questions

October 26, 2016 – By Melissa Kaplan, Director of Digital and Innovation

Meteorologists have predicted a highly active storm season in Queensland for 2016/2017 with increased risk of damaging thunderstorms, rain, and cyclones. In a Deloitte report published in 2015 from the Australian Business Roundtable for Disaster Resilience and Safer Communities, it stated that the total costs of disasters will rise to an average of $33 billion… Read More

Three reasons risk management fails

October 19, 2016

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has warned the financial sector to improve its risk culture. Its concern is that many institutions are unwilling or unable to be better at risk management. How does risk management fail, and what can be done to improve risk culture? Risk management is successful when risks are realised, and only fails when: Hazards… Read More

The two sides of authentic leadership in a crisis

October 12, 2016 – By Brian West, FleishmanHillard

Recent global cyber-attacks have everyone focused on pre-determined ‘how to respond’ lists and directives in times of crisis; response manuals are built around them. While this form of preparation is a practical and essential part of addressing a problem, it unfortunately focuses company management on simply managing a crisis according to the lists in the… Read More

The challenge of disruptive innovation in healthcare

September 26, 2016 – By Heather Pierce, FleishmanHillard

This guest post from our global affiliate FleishmanHillard discusses the challenges facing innovation within the US healthcare system. While the players are different, many factors affecting innovation in Australia are the same, including data security concerns, an ever-changing stakeholder engagement ecosystem and complex policy regulations. The risk to reputation when innovation fails is no higher than in the… Read More

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