Communication is a powerful tool. The communicators who wield it need to abide by a code of ethics. Several recent manifestos argue that communicators need to go a step further than behaving ethically themselves. According to the Melbourne Mandate (from the Global Alliance) and the Authentic Enterprise model from the Arthur W. Page Society, communicators have an obligation to guide corporate behavior to ensure it is ethical.
At noon EST on Thursday, November 17, join three IABC Fellows — Priya Bates, Dr. Amanda Hamilton-Attwell, and Jennifer Wah — for an hour-long discussion on communications and ethics. Hosted by FIR’s Shel Holtz (also a Fellow), we’ll look at examples of communicators influencing corporate behavior as well as case studies where that influence could have headed off a reputation crisis.
You’ll be able to participate in real time by submitting questions via Twitter using the hashtag #COF15. Watch the broadcast right here or on YouTube. If you can’t join us live, watch the video replay or listen to the podcast (you can subscribe so you never miss an episode of this monthly program).