Issue and Crisis Management
Publication Date 2 Oct 2014
OverviewThe intersection of issues and crises management with risk and reputation is one of the most dynamic and challenging areas of professional communication.Written by one of Australiaâs leading experts in issue and crisis management, this book introduces and examines each of these elements, and explores their relationship as an integrated model within the broader contexts of public relations, communication and management. It provides comprehensive analysis and discussion of theoretical perspectives and current field research, and introduces industry examples of best practice. Issue and Crisis Management equips students and practitioners with key knowledge and skills to manage the communication process within organisations, and inform strategic responses to issues and crises. Key featuresCase studies at the end of each chapter connect theory to practical examples from the Asia Pacific regionDiscussion of the role and impact of social media usage is incorporated throughoutKey points, activities and discussion questions support student learningIncludes a fully-worked example of a detailed issue management plan.