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Overview

Strategies for clear communication in today's muddled corporate environment

Corporate communication involves much more than just motivating employees and dispensing good PR. It represents a tool to be leveraged­­and a process to be mastered. The Power of Corporate Communication shows managers and executives how to communicate effectively with fellow employees from the mailroom to the boardroom, and even between organizations and across industries. Fully accessible and refreshingly nonacademic, it creates an easy-to-follow map of the world of corporate communication, with workplace-tested approaches for addressing common challenges. Written by two leaders in today's corporate communication field­­Paul Argenti is the author of 1994's groundbreaking Corporate Communication­­The Power of Corporate Communication is replete with careful analyses and real-world examples and case studies from leading organizations including Sony, Coca-Cola, and GE.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071379496
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/7/2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,325,309
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Argenti is Professor of Management and Corporate Communication at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Both The Wall Street Journal and US News & World Report have rated Professor Argenti's department number one in the nation. The author of numerous books and journal articles, including 1994's groundbreaking Corporate Communication, Professor Argenti has provided management and corporate communication consulting and training to organizations for more than 20 years.

Janis Forman, Ph.D., is founder and director of the Management Communication Program for UCLA's Anderson Graduate School of Management. Professor Forman is a distinguished senior consultant, educator, and speaker. Author of several books and many articles, she received the Association for Business Communication's researcher award for her extensive publication record and its impact on the profession.

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Table of Contents

1 Why Bother with Corporate Communication? 1
2 The Roots of Corporate Communication 17
3 How Corporate Communication Works 37
4 Identity, Image, and Reputation: From Vision to Reality 67
5 Corporate Advertising: Why and How Companies Use It 105
6 Communicating Internally: The "Employee Care" Revolution 139
7 Investor Relations: Enhancing Your Company's Health and Wealth 157
8 Managing Outreach to the Community: Government Relations and Corporate Philanthropy 177
9 The Good News about the Bad News: How to Manage Old and New Media Strategically 207
10 Managing Communications in a Crisis: Expect the Unexpected 235
Endnotes 267
Index 283
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