The CEO is the organisation’s centre of attention.
The stereotype of lonely people is that they are less socially skilled, less achieving and less competent than the general population. None of these characteristics seem typical of chief executives.
A new research project conducted by RelationsPeople in collaboration with the University of Copenhagen, looks at executive communication and advising.
Morten Bentzen has always prided himself on being a good communicator.
A recently released survey of technology professionals, such as software/application developers and software engineers, finds high levels of positivity toward CEOs who speak out on hotly debated current issues.
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.