Page Turner Blog

Sep 12

Stakeholder Engagement – Lessons From Page’s Authentic Advocacy

Arthur W. Page Society

By Matt Gonring and Dave Samson As the Arthur W. Page Society’s namesake said – and we paraphrase here – companies earn their license to operate via the public’s approval. This approval is contingent upon (if not entirely...

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Sep 03

A Tipping Point for Public Relations Research and CCOs?

Mike Fernandez

Early in August, two friends of Page Society, Frank Ovaitt, the president and CEO of the Institute for Public Relations (IPR), and Don Stacks, Ph.D., a public relations professor at the University of Miami and a giant in the field of public...

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1 INSIGHT
Aug 27

Remembering a Gentleman

Roger Bolton

I had worked for several congressmen, senators, cabinet members and, indirectly, for two presidents of the United States. But when I went to IBM as head of global media relations in 1991, John F. Akers was my first CEO. As many have remembered in...

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3 INSIGHTS
Aug 22

Step Away? I’d Rather We Lead

James Spangler

I am a fan of Steve Barrett, editor-in-chief of PRWeek, and I think he makes a number of good points in his August 15 online editorial, “Carpe diem, cobbler’s children, and ethical dilemmas” regarding the Edelman agency’s recent...

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Jul 30

Page Insight Forum: Corporate Boards Should Consider Culture When Selecting New CEOs

Tom Martin

At the recent Page Society Insight Forum, convened at The Home Depot’s Store Support Center in Atlanta, much of the focus centered on the essential importance of strong corporate cultures. Notice, by the way, that Home Depot doesn’t call its...

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Jul 09

How Content Advances Purpose

Roger Bolton

An excellent analysis of content creation by Page member Alex Jutkowitz of Group SJR in a Harvard Business Review blog post includes this insightful comment: Content, it seems, has miraculously given brands a greater purpose.  Brands are no longer...

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