A Plea for Professionalism in Corporate Communications (Plädoyer Für Professionalität in der Unternehmenskommunikation)

DIE AFFAERE HUNZINGER. EIN PR-MISSVERSTAENDNISS, PUBLIC RELATIONS IN DER OEFFENTLICHEN DISKUSSION, Ahrens, R. & Knödler-Bunte, E., eds., pp. 153-159, Berlin: Media Mind, 2003

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Stefan Baumann

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Bastian Pelka

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Holger Sievert

Macromedia University; Technische Universitaet Munchen (TUM); University of Cambridge; Institute for Public Relations

Date Written: 2003

Abstract

Professional standards have in recent times been damaged by high-profile embarassments such as the Hunzinger affair. This paper argues the need for qualifications which will reinforce and validate the structure of PR and corporate communications in Germany and maintain a high level of academic focus within the sector.

Note: Downloadable document is in German.

Note: Downloadable document in German.

Keywords: Corporate Communications, qualification, professionalism

JEL Classification: M3

Suggested Citation

Baumann, Stefan and Pelka, Bastian and Sievert, Holger, A Plea for Professionalism in Corporate Communications (Plädoyer Für Professionalität in der Unternehmenskommunikation) (2003). DIE AFFAERE HUNZINGER. EIN PR-MISSVERSTAENDNISS, PUBLIC RELATIONS IN DER OEFFENTLICHEN DISKUSSION, Ahrens, R. & Knödler-Bunte, E., eds., pp. 153-159, Berlin: Media Mind, 2003. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1558324 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1558324

Stefan Baumann

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Bastian Pelka

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Holger Sievert (Contact Author)

Macromedia University ( email )

Head of Media School
Bruederstr. 17
Cologne, 50667
Germany

HOME PAGE: http://www.hochschule-macromedia.de/pr

Technische Universitaet Munchen (TUM)

Arcisstr. 21
Munich, 88045
Germany

HOME PAGE: http://www.communicate-program.de

University of Cambridge

Churchill College
Storey's Way
Cambridge, CB3 0DS
United Kingdom

HOME PAGE: http://www.cam.ac.uk

Institute for Public Relations

PO Box 118400
2096 Weimer Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611.8400
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.instituteforpr.org/

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