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The myth of the transparent organisation.

We will hear that transparency is good for organisations and organisations will even tout their transparency. In many cases, the organisations believe what they are doing is transparent. They publish information on a regular basis that describes decisions, financial positions, … Continue reading

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How to write transparent investigation reports

In the age of Freedom of Information, public sector organisations, including the police, have to be prepared to respond to FOI requests for how they conduct investigations.  For some organisations and some situations, the investigation report is made public such … Continue reading

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Where do you discuss bad news?

In any organisation, you have to discuss bad news but few people consider where it is discussed. How you discuss bad news will influence, if not determine, the success of your company. The issue is more than critical upwards communication … Continue reading

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Is privacy the myth that encourages us to be the state’s standing digital reserve?

A recent story on the BBC highlighted the number of data breaches reported by Welsh local government councils. Aside from the questions about the breaches, how they can be prevented, and whether the reporting mechanism encourages or discourages organisations from … Continue reading

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Three ways to check your company’s health

Most chief executives think that they can understand their organisation by what is going right. They look at performance indicators to see what is green, what is delivering the best results and what offers the most profits. For an individual, … Continue reading

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When will the professional troll hunters and RAT catchers emerge?

  We have seen the recent headlines that anonymous trolls have been identified on Twitter and other social media sites so that people can take legal action. In most cases, the trolls are known or do little to hide their … Continue reading

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Launching a new media company: Media Meditations

Dear Subscribers, I have decided to launch a new media company. As this seems to be the must do social media activity, I thought I would get involved. To join this group, I have created Media Meditations. It is 500 … Continue reading

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