How Public Opinion Affects Public Affairs

Every company is concerned about its reputation — for lots of good reasons. But we don’t talk much about the relationship between a company’s reputation and its success in public affairs. If the public doesn’t trust you, are you more likely to be regulated? If Congress likes you, will it pass favorable laws? If your CEO vo


Values: Organizations Must Make Them Real

Spanish Philosopher José Ortega y Gasset once said, “Tell me what you pay attention to and I will tell you who you are.” So, as organizations sit in their Boardrooms and deliberate to come up with the right list of values, how much meaning, importance and identity does the organization ultimately associate with them? Many ex