Archives: reputation management

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

After the fireworks? Olympic legacy is all about people

August 30, 2016 – By Janet Houen

Before the ink was even dry on Rio’s winning campaign bid for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, the scuttlebutt had started on the eternal Olympic talking points of ‘legacy’, ‘sustainability’, ‘cost’. This scrutiny is a given — a rocky road every organising committee navigates — and is of course legitimate in light of the… Read More

Why the Gold Coast will become a political powerhouse

August 19, 2016 – By The Hon. John Mickel

With the make-up of the new Federal government now final, and Queensland largely responsible for delivering the majority to the Coalition, the Gold Coast’s political relevance is stronger than ever. Queensland now needs to ensure that infrastructure projects are delivered in high growth areas – the Gold Coast being one of them. The private sector… Read More

What we’ve already learnt from #Census2016

August 10, 2016 – By Paris Searson

In what could be the year’s biggest PR fail, Census 2016 is certainly turning out to be one of the most interesting. In last month’s Politics of Brand series, we looked at whether online election polling would be a future possibility. The Census may well have put that on the back burner. Having just woken up… Read More

Why you should care about Snapchat

July 13, 2016

You may have heard of Snapchat as the millennial generation’s current social network of choice. But keep your eye on it – approximately 2 million Australians were actively using it last month. So has it graduated beyond teens and puppy dog tongues? Absolutely – the newest trend and one that businesses can hook themselves into… Read More