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Disgruntled is not just a pig that’s lost its voice

The disgruntled employee wreaking revenge on a company may seem like a movie plot or a clickbait cliché. But one Australian fast food outlet learned recently it can be a very real threat to brand and reputation. A former worker at … Continue reading

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Bean counters are vital for crisis prevention

Why are accountants and other money managers not always included as core players in crisis planning and preparedness? Why are they sometimes seen simply as tactical contributors, maybe concerned more with business continuity and system recovery? The reality is that their … Continue reading

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Food fault fraud and the risk to reputation

Fraudulent claims about alleged problems with food are a very real risk to reputation, and social media has made it even easier to create fakes. So how should companies respond to protect the brand? Supermarket chain Woolworths showed one effective … Continue reading

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Abuse of financial trust destroys reputations

It’s been a pretty rough few months for the reputation of people we trust to look after money. Sadly, executive dishonesty seems to be one of those “undiscussibles” when it comes to assessing organizational risk issues. Last month JP Morgan … Continue reading

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People may be your greatest risk

Individual dishonesty or incompetence remains one of the greatest and most underestimated sources of potential crisis risk. A review of 2011 provides a stark reminder that actions by individuals can have a devastating impact on organizational reputation and even survival … Continue reading

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