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Corporate Communication: An International Journal
CCI’s 2014 Conference Videos
The Power of Moments: Redefining Marketing in the Age of Real-Time with Lisa Wang from Twitter introduced by Valentina Chan, CCI – The Hong Kong Chapter Conference Coordinator, June 6, 2014.
Social Media and Crisis Communication with panelists: Timothy Coombs, Oyvind Ihlen, Chung-ju Flora Hung-Baesecke, Ratna Damanti & Stacey Anne Rodrigues; moderated by Lucinda Austin and Yan Jin, June 4, 2014.
Conference Group Photo
Best and Highly Commended Paper awards, sponsored by Emerald Group Publishing, Ltd., publisher of Corporate Communications: An International Journal, were presented at the conference to the authors of the best papers overall. They are:
BEST THEORETICAL PAPER
Perceptions of Thanks in the Workplace: Use, Effectiveness, and Dark Side of Managerial Gratitude
Crystalee Beck, MA in Professional Communication, Weber State University & MarketStar Corporation, USA
BEST APPLIED PAPER
Corporate Social Media Spokesperson: Who should speak on behalf of the organization in times of crises?
Ratna Damayanti, Stacey Ann Rodriguez, Samuel Chua & Augustine Pang, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
HIGHLY COMMENDED THEORETICAL PAPER
Nature and Impact of Strategic Corporate Communication in Indian Service Sector Organizations
Mala Sinha, Faculty of Management Studies & Perveen, PGDAV College, University of Delhi, India
HIGHLY COMMENDED APPLIED PAPER
” ‘AP’ Stands for ‘Associated Press:’ Defining the Success of the World’s Oldest Media Company’s First Rebranding
Hal Hilliard, MA in Corporate Communication, Department of Communication Studies, Baruch College/CUNY and Associated Press, USA
Paper abstracts are available here.
Congratulations 2014 Best Paper winners!
In the News:
Crystallee Webb Beck in the news following her 2014 Best Theoretical Paper Award at CCI’s Conference on Corporate Communication held at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, June 3-6.
And on Beck’s blog “delighted to write”:
Also in Baruch College/CUNY news: Hal Hilliard, 2014 Highly Commended Applied Paper winner and Kelley Bertoli and Courtney Kurysh, ACORN™ Presenter Commendations winners — all 2014 Baruch MA in Corporate Communication graduates. See story here.
ACORN™ Presenter Commendations
Since the inception of the Conference on Corporate Communication in 2001, Best Paper Awards have been presented in recognition of excellence in academic and practitioner papers. Beginning in 2010, CCI has awarded presenter commendations to underscore the importance of presentation skills, particularly for communication practitioners and scholars. Uhmms, a communication training firm (USA) sponsors the award. Pat Scott, CEO of Uhmms, and a member of the Conference Program Committee, presents the commendations. Each presenter chosen receives an ornamental acorn and a CCI Certificate. Recipients of the 2014 ACORN™ PRESENTER COMMENDATIONS are:
Crystalee Beck, USA
Kelley Bertoli, USA
Rowena Briones, USA
Timothy Coombs, USA
Ratna Damayanti, Singapore
Christabel Reena David, Singapore
Sabine Einwiller, Germany
Jesper Falkheimer, Sweden
Øyvind Ihlen, Norway
Yan Jin, USA
Courtney Kurysh, USA
Jan Maessen, The Netherlands
Ernest Martin, Jr., USA
Vanessa Marcié , UK & France
Irene Pollach, Denmark
Intisar Said Ali Sawwafi, Oman
Line Schmeltz, Denmark
Congratulations 2014 ACORN™ Winners!
Meeting the Challenges of Communicating Complex and Conflicting Global Challenges
Stephen K. Dishart, President of Dishart Communications and Crisis Management Consultants, LLC; previously Director of Communications and Human Resources, Swiss Re
Conference Keynote Speakers
Challenges and Opportunities in Public Relations and Reputation Management for Chinese State-Owned Companies
Hong Fan, Ph.D. , Professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at Tsinghua University, Deputy Director of the Academic Committee, China Public Relations Association (CPRA): Academic Director, Tsinghua Public Relations and Strategic CommunicationInstitute and more.
Speaking with Randy Xiao, Executive Director and Senior Researcher, Institute of Public Relations and Strategic Communication at Tsinghua University; previously VP, DDB Beijing, an Omnicom Group Company.
Engaging Stakeholders in a Liberalizing Environment: Are Corporations on a Collision Course with Affected Publics in Increasingly Affluent Asia?
Glenn Schloss, Head of Corporate & Public Affairs, Golin/Harris Hong Kong
The Power of #Moments – Redefining Marketing in the Age of Real-Time
Frederique Covington, International Marketing Director, APAC, India, Middle East, & Africa, Canada, Twitter
Speaking on behalf of Frederique Covington as of May 26, 2014:Lisa Wang, Emerging Markets Team, APAC, Twitter