Should top executives be penalized after a crisis?
by Tony Jaques, PhD
It’s human nature to demand that “heads should roll” when things go wrong. And politicians and business leaders have got used to pointless calls for them to resign after every minor problem. But what is the right response when an organisation gets into…
Facing a reputational crisis TikTok placed ads in Australian newspapers, pleading not to become a “political football.” But outside the media bubble, did anybody pay attention? Or was it just an outdated response with no real value in terms of effective crisis management?
The coronavirus just may have had one positive effect. The world-wide race to develop an effective vaccine to slow the global pandemic seems to have temporarily overshadowed the influence of anti-vaccine activists, according to Tony Jaques. But, when is it okay to shut down debate on controversial issues?
Though it has to be said that prominent…
Tony Jaques, Director of Issue Outcomes Pty Ltd, advises on issue and crisis management. He is the author of Rothstein Publishing's upcoming book (summer 2020) addressing senior executives on how to successfully navigate crises and balance sometimes conflicting advice from lawyers and public relations or crisis management professionals.
There’s an old journalist maxim that Names…
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About Tony Jaques
Tony Jaques (pronounced "Jakes") is a New Zealander who now lives in Australia, where he has established an international reputation as an authority on issue and crisis management and risk communication. He has authored three books on those…