Exploring Public Relations

Author: Ralph Tench,Liz Yeomans
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780273688891
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 641
View: 2163
This definitive academic Public Relations text introduces PR and its role within the organisation. A comprehensive text, Exploring Public Relations not only covers traditional academic PR theory, but also explores contemporary ideas. Divided into four key areas, the book covers: 1) The Context of PR 2) The Concepts of PR 3) PR Specialisms 4) PR in the public and private sector This book is written for both undergraduate and postgraduate students working towards a Public Relations degree. It is also appropriate for those studying PR as part of a Marketing, Media or Communications degree.

The Public Relations Handbook

Author: Alison Theaker
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317487370
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 556
View: 758
The Public Relations Handbook, Fifth Edition provides an engaging overview and in-depth exploration of a dynamic and ever evolving industry. The diverse chapters are united by a set of student friendly features throughout, including clear chapter aims, analytical discussion questions, and key further reading. Featuring wide ranging contributions from key figures in the PR profession, the new edition presents a new chapter on public relations and activism, alongside discussion of key critical themes in public relations research and exploratory case studies on public relations practices in relation to a variety of different institutions, including The Bank of Scotland, Queen Margaret University, Diabetes UK, Continental Tyres, and Action for Children. Split into four parts exploring key conceptual themes of the context of public relations, strategic public relations, stakeholder public relations, and shaping the future, the book offers coverage of essential areas including: public relations, politics and the media media relations in the social media age using new technology effectively in public relations public relations and engagement in the not-for-profit sector business-to-business public relations the public relations of globalisation.

Key Concepts in Public Relations

Author: Bob Franklin,Mike Hogan,Quentin Langley,Nick Mosdell,Elliot Pill
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446200051
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 272
View: 9086
“This is a good text to accompany a core text on Public Relations. It is also very useful for marketing and business students. Valuable for post grads new to PR also.” - Robbie Smyth, Griffith College Dublin “Offers the reader a concise and very readable tour through the many facets of PR… Providing a detailed reference of just under 200 alphabetically listed entries, covering a range of topics, from account management to wikis, destination branding and Hong Bo (that one you'll have to look up yourselves), each entry takes up roughly a page, sometimes less, is colloquial in tone and offers several recommendations for further reading, making it an excellent jumping-off point for further exploration.” - Communication Director The SAGE Key Concepts series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding. Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension. Key Concepts in Public Relations: Provides a comprehensive, easy-to-use overview to the field. "Covers over 150 central concepts in PR. Paves the way for students to tackle primary texts. Grounds students in both practice and theory. Takes it further with recommended reading. Bob Franklin, Mike Hogan, Quentin Langley, Nick Mosdell and Elliot Pill all teach at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies.

Public Relations as Emotional Labour

Author: Liz Yeomans
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317417313
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 226
View: 3952
Inextricably linked to neoliberal market economies, public relations’ influence in our promotional culture is profound. Yet many aspects of the professional role are under-researched and poorly understood, including the impact on workers who construct displays of feeling to elicit a desired emotional response, to earn trust and manage clients. The emotionally demanding nature of this aspirational work, and how this is symptomatic of "always on" culture, is particularly overlooked. Drawing on interviews with practitioners and agency directors, together with the author’s personal insights from observations in the field, this book fills a significant gap in knowledge by presenting a critical-interpretive exploration of everyday relational work of account handlers in PR agencies. In underscoring the relationship-driven, highly contingent nature of this work, the author shows that emotional labour is a defining feature of professionalism, even as public relations is reconfigured in the digital age. In doing so, the book draws on a wide range of related contemporary social and cultural theories, as well as critical public relations and feminist public relations literature. Scholars, educators and research students in PR and communications studies will gain rich insights into the emotion management strategies employed by public relations workers in handling professional relationships with clients, journalists and their colleagues, thereby uncovering some of the taken-for-granted aspects of this gendered, promotional work.

Public Relations, Society & Culture

Theoretical and Empirical Explorations
Author: Lee Edwards,Caroline E. M. Hodges
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136834206
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 160
View: 8271
Historically, public relations research has been dominated by organisational interests, treating the profession as a function to help organisations achieve their goals, and focusing on practice and processes first and foremost. Such research is valuable in addressing how public relations can be used more effectively by organisations and institutions, but has tended to neglect the consequences of the practice on the social world in which those organisations operate. This edited collection adds momentum to the emergent interest in the relationship between public relations, society and culture by bringing together a wide range of alternative theoretical and methodological approaches, including anthropology, storytelling, pragmatism and Latin American studies. The chapters draw on insights from a variety of disciplines including sociology, cultural studies, post-colonialism, political economy, ecological studies, feminism and critical race theory. Empirical contributions illustrate theoretical arguments with narratives and interview extracts from practitioners, resulting in an engaging text that will provide inspiration for scholars and students to explore public relations in new ways. Public Relations, Society and Culture makes an essential contribution to a range of scholarly fields and illustrates the relevance of public relations to matters beyond its organisational function. It will be highly useful to students and scholars of public relations as well as cultural studies, ethnicity/‘race’ communication, media studies, development communication, anthropology, and organisational communication. This insightful book will make a significant contribution to debates about the purpose and practice of public relations in the new century.

Understanding Public Relations

Theory, Culture and Society
Author: Lee Edwards
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1526422123
Category: Social Science
Page: 288
View: 9320
This book argues that public relations is not merely an organizational tool, but a powerful influence on social and political life. From carefully considered communication by multinational corporations, to government campaigns that manage public opinion, to the self-promotion of celebrities via social media, public relations is central to our individual and collective lives. Understanding Public Relations introduces a socio-cultural approach to public relations as a way of analysing the growing importance of public relations in its social, cultural and political contexts. Encouraging a deeper and more critical understanding of its influence on society, Lee Edwards: Explores public relations in relation to contemporary debates around promotional culture, discourse, globalisation, democracy and power Considers how public relations frames vital discussions of race, gender, class and ethics Brings theory to life with a range of case studies, including YouTube vlogging, the global fair trade movement and the 2016 EU referendum in the UK Both accessible and provocative, this is an invaluable resource for students and researchers exploring public relations theory, critical public relations, strategic communication and promotional culture.

Encyclopedia of Public Relations

Author: Robert L. Heath
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1452276226
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 1152
View: 9629
When initially published in 2005, the two-volume Encyclopedia of Public Relations was the first and most authoritative compilation of the subject. It remains the sole reference source for any library serving patrons in business, communication, and journalism as it explores the evolution of the field with examples describing the events, changing practices, and key figures who developed and expanded the profession. Reader’s Guide topics include Crisis Communications & Management, Cyberspace, Ethics, Global Public Relations, Groups, History, Jargon, Management, Media, News, Organizations, Relations, Reports, Research, and Theories & Models. Led by renowned editor Robert L. Heath, with advisory editors and contributors from around the world, the set is designed to reach a wide array of student readers who will go on to serve as opinion leaders for improving the image and ethics of the practice. The Second Edition continues to explore key challenges facing the profession, such as earning the trust and respect of critics and the general public. Much greater emphasis and space will be placed on a theme that was just emerging when the First Edition appeared: the Internet and social media as public relations tools. International coverage and representation has been greatly expanded, as well. Finally, biographies (which are now widely available on the Web) have been deleted to give room to areas of enhanced coverage, and biographical material are included where appropriate within the context of topical entries. However, a long entry on women pioneers in public relations has been included as an appendix.

Sport Public Relations and Communication

Author: Maria Hopwood,James Skinner,Paul Kitchin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136435522
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 282
View: 1923
An increasingly important element of sport business is the management of the myriad of relationships in which sport entities are involved. It is the relationship management aspect of sport which is the unique focus of this book. Sport Public Relations and Communication discusses and reformulates the principles of public relations and communications by demonstrating how they can be successfully applied in practice within a sports context. Features include: discussion customized to apply directly to sports management, thoroughly exploring the nuances of the field case studies used throughout the book to illustrate the practical application of theory discussion questions to help formulate and articulate defensible arguments in relation to public relations and communications strategies, forging strong links between theory and practice examples used to draw from the authors’ extensive experience in North America, the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia and New Zealand, providing a well rounded and global understanding of the field. This is the first book to explore public relations and communications in the sports industry in a global context. It brings together applicable strategies for the sport management or marketing student, and provides a concise guide to how public relations and communications strategies and principles can be applied to sport management and marketing issues.

The SAGE Handbook of Public Relations

Author: Robert Lawrence Heath
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412977819
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 773
View: 8076
Reflecting advances in theory, research, and application in the discipline since the publication of the Handbook of Public Relations in 2001, this new volume is global in scope and unmatched in its coverage of both academic research and professional best practice. It presents major theories in the words of the leading advocates for each theory; positions public relations as a positive force to help make society more fully functional; and challenges academics and practitioners to identify best practices that can inform the work of those in the profession.

Exploring Public Sector Strategy

Author: Kevan Scholes,Gerry Johnson
Publisher: Financial Times/Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780273646877
Category: Political Science
Page: 326
View: 7341
This text discusses themes and strategic policies relevant to the public sector and focuses on processes rather than particular sectors.

The CEO: Chief Engagement Officer

Turning Hierarchy Upside Down to Drive Performance
Author: Mr John Smythe
Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409460517
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 226
View: 7542
You may be a senior executive wondering how to engage hundreds or thousands of employees in your vision, strategy or the transformation of the business; or a specialist in HR, communication and change, tasked with the challenge of 'aligning and mobilising' your people. In either case, you no longer want compliant people, you want individuals who will engage their creativity at work. For their part, engaged employees want a say in their work and in how the business changes. The Chief Engagement Officer explores a management philosophy which recognises the value of opening up decision making to the right groups to improve the quality of decisions and change, accelerate execution and broaden ownership. John Smythe asks what the concept of engagement means for employer and employee; tests whether and how it is different from internal communication and provides a practical framework for those who want to engage colleagues but need advice based on applied experience. The book includes a tapestry of reports from organisations who are engaging their employees to drive performance and change. The author demonstrates how powerful models, developed from his work at SmytheDorwardLambert, his time as an organisational fellow with McKinsey and Company, and his consultancy with Engage for Change, can be used to take this process forward in any organisation. The Chief Engagement Officer is a highly readable guide to the revolution that is needed in employee communication and organisational leadership from one of the most experienced and well-regarded experts on employee communication.

Dirección de relaciones públicas

Author: James E. Grunig,Todd Hunt
Publisher: Grupo Planeta (GBS)
ISBN: 9788480889483
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 757
View: 1766
Dirección de Relaciones Públicas se ha convertido en la obra más influyente en la materia, siendo actualmente el libro de cabecera de los profesionales de la comunicación empresarial de todo el mundo. En ella, el lector encontrará no sólo una aproximación conceptual a las relaciones públicas y a la comunicación en las organizaciones, sino fundamentalmente una perspectiva estratégica de la actividad como herramienta imprescindible de la actual gestión empresarial. El libro cuenta además con numerosos ejemplos procedentes de la experiencia profesional de sus autores.

The Three Waves of Globalization

Winds of Change in Professional, Institutional and Academic Genres
Author: Franca Poppi,Winnie Cheng
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 144385607X
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 365
View: 1550
Globalization, i.e. the spatio-temporal processes of change leading to a transformation in the organization of human affairs, is said to have started as long ago as the end of the 15th century. This first wave of globalization was subsequently followed by two others. The third wave of globalization, which began after 2000, has made the world noticeably smaller. In fact, technological innovations have sharply increased the availability of new modes and channels of communication. As a result, the sharing of knowledge and information all around the world has substantially increased and this has prompted the emergence of new ‘globalizing genres’. In addition, it has led to the implementation of a series of adaptations to the existing genres, in an attempt to guarantee their success and survival in an era which celebrates the need for a ‘global reach’. In order to investigate these ‘winds of change’ in generic studies, the present volume combines a historical perspective with a detailed survey of different contemporary discourses and genres situated in an array of contexts of interaction. Accordingly, the empirically informed analyses of discourses and genres do not only focus on the textual, intertextual and interdiscursive features, but also on the institutional, organizational, professional and socio-cultural settings, i.e. all those aspects which show how genres reflect changing disciplinary and professional cultures. As a consequence, and in line with the multi-faceted nature of genre, different reading paths can be followed in the present volume. On the one hand, it is possible to make a distinction between professional, institutional and academic contexts. On the other hand, the concept of change will also be investigated by focusing on oral, written and web-mediated genres. Throughout the volume, the different reading paths aim at highlighting the influence of the three waves of globalization on genre evolution, thus contributing to providing evidence in favour of the homogenization or fragmentation hypotheses, which claim new ‘global genres’ are outnumbering, or are outnumbered by, the proliferation of a myriad of new, customized genres.

The Global Public Relations Handbook

Theory, Research, and Practice
Author: Krishnamurthy Sriramesh,Dejan Vercic
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135645493
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 600
View: 8648
This handbook represents the state of the public relations profession throughout the world, with contributions from the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa. A resource for scholars and advanced students in public relations & international business.

Using Research in Public Relations

Applications to Program Management
Author: Glen M. Broom,David M. Dozier
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780139391668
Category: Market surveys
Page: 414
View: 5025
A user friendly research tool that will enable readers to understand how research fits into public relations management.

Public Relations Review

Author: Foundation for Public Relations Research and Education (U.S.)
Publisher: N.A
Category: Public relations Periodicals
Page: N.A
View: 7634

Public Relations Campaigns

Author: Mark Sheehan,Robina Xavier
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
View: 6658
Public Relations Campaigns guides current and aspiring practitioners through the campaign planning, development and implementation process.

The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin

Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
Category: Education
Page: N.A
View: 4763