The latest aftershock of the dieselgate scandal occurred in June this year, with Audi’s CEO arrested over fears he might seek to suppress evidence about the scandal. Could other corporations be at risk of reputation contagion?
One of the leading communicators in the tech space, Frank X. Shaw has helped lead the company through major transformations.
The CEO-CCO relationship has a crucial strategic importance for both the communications function and the organisation as a whole. And nowhere is that relationship tested more than during and after a CEO transition.
For a long time, communication directors struggled to get the ear of their CEO and CEOs were mostly immune to the idea of involving communications in the creation of the business strategy.
From Travis Kalanick’s enforced departure from Uber to the allegation of sexual abuse and intimidation by Miramax’s Harvey Weinstein, 2017 has been the year of the bad boss.
The era of mistrust