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Public Relations

Public Relations Author Dan Lattimore
ISBN-10 0071315780
Release 2012
Pages 372
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Coverage of global markets, new technologies, and multiculturalism throughout make this dynamic text the cutting-edge choice for public relations courses. Accompanied by unique, free online video interviews of leaders in the public relations field, the text presents and explains in a personal, jargon-free style the fundamental tools of public relations practice, providing a multi-disciplinary understanding of the emerging trends within the field. Critical changes in society and technology lend importance to the increasing emphasis in the management function of public relations. While traditional media is still the foundation of public communication, the new social media now provides a much more personal and interactive form of public relations. This book thus provides the user with the ability to create effective messages using both the new social media as well as traditional media.



Public Relations

Public Relations Author Otis W. Baskin
ISBN-10 0071140328
Release 2002-09
Pages 508
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This text aims to provide an understanding of public relations and a basis for successful practice using experiences of practitioners and theoretical perspectives of scholars. It includes coverage of technological change, diversity and expanding global markets, and their impact on the profession.



Public Relations The Profession and the Practice

Public Relations  The Profession and the Practice Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781490270371
Release 2016-09-26
Pages 63
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Public Relations, The Profession and the Practice. In this book, you will learn topics such as A Theoretical Basis for Public Relations, Law and Ethics, Research: Understanding Public Opinion, and Strategic Planning for Public Relations Effectiveness plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.



Pathways to Public Relations

Pathways to Public Relations Author Burton St. John III
ISBN-10 9781135107048
Release 2014-04-24
Pages 392
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Over the centuries, scholars have studied how individuals, institutions and groups have used various rhetorical stances to persuade others to pay attention to, believe in, and adopt a course of action. The emergence of public relations as an identifiable and discrete occupation in the early 20th century led scholars to describe this new iteration of persuasion as a unique, more systematized, and technical form of wielding influence, resulting in an overemphasis on practice, frequently couched within an American historical context. This volume responds to such approaches by expanding the framework for understanding public relations history, investigating broad, conceptual questions concerning the ways in which public relations rose as a practice and a field within different cultures and countries at different times in history. With its unique cultural and contextual emphasis, Pathways to Public Relations shifts the paradigm of public relations history away from traditional methodologies and assumptions, and provides a new and unique entry point into this complicated arena.



Public relations

Public relations Author Otis Baskin
ISBN-10 OCLC:984366248
Release 1997
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The Global Public Relations Handbook

The Global Public Relations Handbook Author Krishnamurthy Sriramesh
ISBN-10 9780805839227
Release 2003
Pages 564
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This handbook provides a comprehensive theoretical framework for studying and practicing public relations around the world. Organized by continent, chapters provide the history, development, and current status of the public relations industry. Contributors use the theoretical framework to present information on the public relations industry in their countries and regions. They also focus on such factors as the status of public relations education in their respective countries and professionalism and ethics. In addition, each chapter considers the public relations profession in relation to factors, such as a country's political environment, level of economic development, societal and corporate culture, media environment, and activism. Each country-specific chapter also includes a case study typifying public relations practice in that country. This volume sets itself apart from other volumes in international public relations with the inclusion of: *coverage on the status of the public relations profession in 18 countries, covering Asia and Australasia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas; *consideration of public relations practice in a global setting; *coverage of public relations practices in economies in transition from socialistic economies to market-oriented ones in Eastern Europe and Asia; *descriptions and analyses of public relations operations of multinational corporations, multinational public relations agencies and NGOs; and *a contribution on the public communication efforts of the UNESCO. Additional highlights of the book include: *a foreword by the Director-General of the UNESCO; *contributions from 35 leading scholars and professionals with first-hand knowledge about the status of the public relations industry in their region; and *a thorough discussion on the transnational public relations activities of governments and NGOs. With its global contributors and broad focus, this handbook offers invaluable insights on global public relations practice, enabling scholars and researchers to understand the nature of public relations as it is practiced around the world, the communication tactics unique to a nation or culture, and the linkage between such practice and the environment in which it takes place. The information contained in this handbook will also prove helpful to public relations professionals by introducing them to the unique environments they will face in the different regions of an increasingly globalizing world.



Public Relations in Practice

Public Relations in Practice Author Anne Gregory
ISBN-10 0749433817
Release 2004
Pages 210
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The role of the public relations practitioner is becoming ever more demanding: even those who have just entered the profession are expected to possess a range of sophisticated skills and knowledge. This fully updated second edition of Public Relations in Practice aids in the development of these skills by looking at the key functional areas of public relations from the practitioner's point of view. International in scope, and written in a practical and easy-to-follow style, this new edition is packed with advice from expert practitioners in the field including Ardi Kolah and Pamela Mounter. Public Relations in Practice will provide a sound introduction to a wide range of specialist areas, including: - Marketing communications - Internal communication - Financial public relations - Government and local government relations - Public relations for non-commercial organizations - Business-to-business (B2B) public relations - International communications - Sponsorship - Pressure groups - Corporate social responsibility - Public relations for the services sector



Principles of Public Relations Practice

Principles of Public Relations Practice Author Chuks Osuji
ISBN-10 UCAL:B3806897
Release 1990
Pages 144
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Public Relations

Public Relations Author Jacquie L'Etang
ISBN-10 1446234878
Release 2007-11-21
Pages 304
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"An excellent text for encouraging students to think critically about key public relations issues. Not only does it help students to develop a deeper appreciation of public relations, it also helps them to develop valuable learning skills." - Amanda Coady, The Hague University "A typically excellent piece of work from Jacquie L'Etang. Critical of every basic concept and provocative to all students. Ideal for second and final year undergraduates, plus MA students." - Chris Rushton, Sunderland University "Extending beyond the usual bounds of insularity, this text is designed to encourage critical thought in students and improve practice in workplaces. A refreshing read that is consistently inventive enough to attain both aims." - David McKie, Waikato Management School "At long last fills a void in the landscape of text books on public relations theory and practice... it develops critical thinking skills while exposing interdisciplinary approaches and providing a very solid foundation for lively debate and further study - Julia Jahansoozi, University of Central Lancashire This book introduces students to the key concepts in Public Relations, with 12 chapters providing clear and careful explanations of concepts such as: Reputation Risk Impression management Celebrity Ethics Persuasion and propaganda Emotional and spiritual dimensions of management Promotional culture and globalization Drawing on a wide range of interdisciplinary sources, Jacquie L'Etang also encourages students to think critically about public relations as an occupation. Student exercises, 'critical reflections', vignettes and 'discipline boxes' help students to widen their intellectual perspective on the subject, and to really engage the thinking that has shaped both the discipline and practice of public relations.



The Global Public Relations Handbook Revised and Expanded Edition

The Global Public Relations Handbook  Revised and Expanded Edition Author Krishnamurthy Sriramesh
ISBN-10 9781135845544
Release 2009-01-13
Pages 992
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Expanding on the theoretical framework for studying and practicing public relations around the world, The Global Public Relations Handbook, Revised and Expanded Edition extends the discussion in the first volume on the history, development, and current status of the public relations industry from a global perspective. This revised edition offers twenty new chapters in addition to the original contents. It includes fourteen additional country- or regionally-focused chapters exploring public relations practice in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Contributors use a theoretical framework to present information on the public relations industry in their countries and regions. They also focus on such factors as the status of public relations education in their respective countries and professionalism and ethics. Each country-specific chapter includes a case study typifying public relations practice in that country. Additional new chapters discuss political economy, activism, international public relations, and United Nations public affairs.



Encyclopedia of Public Relations

Encyclopedia of Public Relations Author Robert L. Heath
ISBN-10 9781452276229
Release 2013-08-20
Pages 1152
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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.



Ethics in Public Relations

Ethics in Public Relations Author Patricia J Parsons
ISBN-10 9780749477271
Release 2016-04-03
Pages 192
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Ethical practice in any professional discipline is guided by age-old philosophical perspectives, but its modern parameters are continually evolving. Ongoing developments in technology, social media and social contexts mean that public relations and its practices are constantly changing, and so do the ethical questions faced by practitioners in the field. Ethical questions and dilemmas are inherent to public relations, and ensuring that practitioners operate ethically is fundamental to the professionalism and credibility of the field. Engaging and accessible, Ethics in Public Relations offers a lively exploration of the key ethical concerns present in the public relations world today by way of practical tips and guidance to support those in PR and corporate communications. Written by a leading academic in the field, this fully updated third edition of Ethics in Public Relations includes an entirely new chapter on the uses of ethics in social media, covering topical issues such as blogger engagement and the relationship between employee social media activity and organizational reputation.



Women in Public Relations

Women in Public Relations Author Larissa A. Grunig
ISBN-10 9781135467746
Release 2013-09-13
Pages 452
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The past 20 years have seen an influx of women into the practice of public relations, yet gender-based disparities in pay and advancement remain a troubling reality. As the field becomes feminized, moreover, female and male practitioners alike confront the prospect of dwindling salaries and prestige. This landmark book presents a comprehensive examination of the status of women in public relations and proposes concrete ways to achieve greater parity in education and practice. The authors integrate the theoretical literature of public relations and gender with results of a major longitudinal study of women in the field, along with illuminating focus group and interview data. Topics covered include factors contributing to sex discrimination; how public relations stacks up against other professions on gender-related issues; the challenges facing female managers and entrepreneurs; the experiences of ethnic minority professionals; the salary gap; the glass ceiling; and how to foster solutions on individual, organizational, and societal levels. This volume is an essential read for both educators and practitioners in public relations. It can be used as a course text in graduate research seminars, and also as a supplemental text in courses addressing gender issues in PR. It serves as a useful guide for young practitioners entering the profession, and provides critical insights for public relations managers.



The Public Relations Strategic Toolkit

The Public Relations Strategic Toolkit Author Alison Theaker
ISBN-10 9781317192725
Release 2017-10-12
Pages 418
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The Public Relations Strategic Toolkit presents guidance to instruct and educate students and professionals of public relations and corporate communications. Alison Theaker and Heather Yaxley cover every aspect of critical practice, including definitions of public relations, key theoretical concepts and both original and established methodological approaches. Case studies and interviews are featured to provide real-world context and advice for professional development. The new edition is fully revised with brand new case studies and updated content which reflect significant developments in theory and contemporary practice. It puts particular emphasis on the use of technology (including automation) and social media in current public relations planning, corporate communications and stakeholder engagement. The book is divided into four parts; covering the profession, public relations planning, corporate communication and stakeholder engagement. Features include: definitions of key terms contemporary case studies interviews with practitioners handy checklists practical activities and assignments. By combining theory and practice, with an invaluable insight from experts in the field, this guide will introduce readers to all the professional skills needed for a career in public relations.



Gaining Influence in Public Relations

Gaining Influence in Public Relations Author Bruce K. Berger
ISBN-10 9781135605308
Release 2006-08-15
Pages 288
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Gaining Influence in Public Relations explores how professionals can increase their influence in practice to help their organizations achieve success. This provocative book explores the largely uncharted territories of power, resistance, dissent, and activism in public relations, arguing that practitioners can increase their power and social legitimacy by developing and using a wider range of influence resources, strategies, and tactics. Authors Bruce K. Berger and Bryan H. Reber talked with hundreds of practitioners, analyzed original survey data, and examined a detailed case study to develop a theory of power relations. Ultimately, the book seeks to advance the ethical and effective practice of public relations. Intended for scholars and graduate students in public relations, it also has much to offer practitioners, as well as scholars and students in organizational communication, organizational theory, human resources, and leadership.



Organizational Public Relations

Organizational Public Relations Author Christopher Spicer
ISBN-10 9781136688171
Release 2013-11-05
Pages 344
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Public relations practitioners are often called upon to help chart their organization's strategic development, thus functioning as managerial decision makers linking the organization to its larger environment. This book is about understanding organizations, especially the role played by organizational decision making in the development and implementation of public relations programs and activities. It emphasizes the ways in which an organization's culture and decision making processes ultimately influence the success or failure of their public relations efforts. The research, case studies, and author's interpretations and suggestions explore the often confusing netherworld of organizational mindsets -- particularly as those world views affect the organization's relations with clients and other stakeholders. Understanding organizational politics is the way to understanding how and why decisions are made by the organization's dominant coalition. The primary goal of this text is to enhance our understanding of the ways in which organizations "work" -- the political process that accompanies organizational decision making. As an instrumental participant in the organizational political process, the public relations practitioner must posess knowledge and understanding of the organization's political process in order to succeed within that organization. Given the need for public relations practitioners to form coalitions, negotiate consensus, and advocate organizational interests, the political system metaphor is most approriate for understanding the relationship between organizational power and organizational public relations. This book, then, "steps back" from a focus solely on the design of public relations programs, and instead examines how the impetus for those programs emerges within the organization as a result of organizational politics in action. Its special features include: * practitioner responses at the end of each chapter providing commentary on the usefulness of the ideas presented; * sidebars from popular sources illustrating theories; * new case studies; * merging of management and organizational theory and research with communication theory and research; * a focus on external stakeholders from both an advocacy and a collaborative frame resulting in the creation of a "collaborative advocacy" framework for external communication; and * an extended examination of ethical considerations pertaining to organizational decision making and communication.



Public Relations in Britain

Public Relations in Britain Author Jacquie L'Etang
ISBN-10 9781135649760
Release 2004-07-22
Pages 290
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In this book the author asks a big question: how did public relations develop in Britain and why? The question is answered through a broad ranging narrative which links the evolution of British public relations in the early twentieth century to key political, economic, social, and technological developments. Drawing on oral history interviews and extensive archival research the book highlights some of the sociological issues relevant to a study of public relations and foregrounds the professionalisation of the occupation in the second part of the twentieth century.