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Logos Institute for Crisis Management and Executive Leadership research fellow Holly Helstrom presented a case study on mental readiness and navigating business challenges to students in New York University’s MS in Public Relations and Corporate Communication program. Ms. Helstrom spoke on April 29, 2017 in an advanced elective on crisis communication taught by Logos Institute […]

Posted on: May 5, 2017
Posted by: Fred Fred

by Helio Fred Garcia This is my sixth in a series of guest blogs featuring my recently-graduated capstone (thesis) advisees in New York University’s Master’s in Public Relations and Corporate Communication. See my earlier posts: On Surviving Online Shaming by Maura Yates On the Power of Why in Business by Jocelyn Jiaxin Cao; On Wall […]

Posted on: August 20, 2016
Posted by: Fred Fred

by Helio Fred Garcia To my Students: A Fourth of July teachable moment on framing —  starting with why — and career management, on the 240th birthday of the United States of America. On June 7, 1776, the Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, voted to separate from England; our own Brexit. It passed a […]

Posted on: July 4, 2016
Posted by: Fred Fred

By: Iris Wenting Xue One key rule in crisis communication is: Make promises and then deliver them. In my last blog, I applied my 10C Model of Apologies to Volkswagen Then-CEO Martin Winterkorn’s Apology towards the Volkswagen Emission Scandal. And I promised to do the same with current U.S. CEO Michael Horn’s equivalent apology for […]

Posted on: October 28, 2015
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By: Iris Wenting Xue The fallout of Volkswagen’s emission scandal is occupying headlines around the world. This Monday, Volkswagen said it would recall 1950 diesel cars in China to fix the defeat device software that was installed to pass the emission test. Last Thursday, Volkswagen issued a public apology in South Korea and vowed to […]

Posted on: October 16, 2015
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Ten years ago today Hurricane Katrina made landfall. The rest, as they say, is history. On the tenth anniversary of the flood, we have the opportunity to learn from the mistakes of that bungled response and to re-commit to the discipline of effective crisis response.
I monitored the hurricane and flood and then deployed to New Orleans in the second week as part of a corporate response to the disaster. I saw first hand the consequence of the government’s ineffective handling of the crisis.

Posted on: August 29, 2015
Posted by: Fred Fred

I’ve been in China for just over a month, the last two weeks of which were spent on book tour in connection with the publication of the Chinese edition of The Power of Communication. The concepts from the book and the best practices and principles applied by Logos Institute for Crisis Management and Executive Leadership have been very well received by both academic and business audiences here.

Posted on: March 16, 2015
Posted by: Fred Fred

Just as community can play a vital role in the success of a neighborhood’s disaster response, community can also strengthen a company’s response to crisis.

Posted on: November 24, 2014
Posted by: Kristin Kristin

Iris Wenting Xue took up the modeling challenge in her NYU capstone, developing 10 Cs that help leaders and their advisors to understand public apologies.

Posted on: October 15, 2014
Posted by: Fred Fred

The Power of Communication

“The Power of Communication is an absolutely terrific book on how to communicate and lead in complex and shifting situations…a compelling guide for leaders in business and government settings alike.”

Amy C. Edmondson,

Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management, Harvard Business School, and author of Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate ...more

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