Archive for the ‘Crisis Communications & Issues Management’ Category

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Health Care Consolidation: Communicating with Affected Communities

Crisis Communications & Issues Management, Health Care Marketing, Public Affairs

Remember, Health Care is Personal and Emotional Our health care landscape is rapidly changing. Consolidation has become a matter of “when,” not “if” –and the lines between health care providers, insurance companies and retailers continue to blur. Most consumers do not differentiate between a provider and a payer. The actions of one health care organization […]

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Intentional Community Engagement in Land Use and Development

Crisis Communications & Issues Management, Development

For more than 25 years, Tunheim has been helping communities and developers rethink their approach to communications and engagement when planning and building a new or redevelopment project. Community engagement, when done well, can support and enhance a development process. From large-scale developments like the former Ford Plant in St. Paul and Upper Harbor Terminal […]

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Brexit & Med Devices: Six Critical Business Scenarios

Crisis Communications & Issues Management, Health Care Marketing, Rethinking, Strategic Communications

The Impact of Brexit Includes Clinical Trials, R&D, Taxes and Litigation. Medical device makers must consider multiple scenarios and alternative strategies as Brexit threatens to impact nearly every critical business factor. Tunheim’s team of global business consultants in Minneapolis and Brussels share insights, strategies and six specific scenarios every leader in the med device industry […]

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Boost Your Corporate Reputation to Build a Better Brand: Here Is How

Brand Positioning Evaluation & Consultation, Crisis Communications & Issues Management, Strategic Communications

Whether you operate a large corporation or a single-location store, there’s nothing more important to your organization’s success than managing your business reputation. The quicker you enact a plan to actively develop an appropriate brand image and do the work to protect it, the better off your company will be in the long run.  But […]

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Rethinking Crisis Planning: 3 Ways to Mitigate an Organizational Crisis

Crisis Communications & Issues Management

By Kathy Tunheim, CEO What is the greatest deterrent to effective organizational change? The power of the status quo. As a result, how about a hypothesis that many “crises” are actually inevitable change occurring at inconvenient times? It follows, then, that there is real value in Rethinking crisis preparedness as a path to more effective […]

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Black Lives Matter: How the Movement Translates to the Boardroom

Crisis Communications & Issues Management, Management Consulting, Strategic Communications

By Stan Alleyne, senior consultant I bet many folks sighed in relief when the Twin Cities Marathon concluded Sunday without any significant disruption. It was a far cry from the feelings earlier in the week when the St. Paul chapter of Black Lives Matter communicated its intentions to disrupt the marathon in protest of the […]

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Communicators: Are You Prepared for Your Next Public Fight?

Crisis Communications & Issues Management, Public Affairs, Strategic Communications

Written by Darin Broton, senior consultant Thomas Jefferson was right — with great risk comes great reward. Nothing is more risky than starting a public fight, even with a government agency, high-profile personality or brand. Whether your organization picks the public fight or finds itself needing to react to a provocation, it is important to […]

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Crisis Communications Tips Featured in Biz Journal from Noelle Hawton

Crisis Communications & Issues Management, Tunheim News

Noelle Hawton, senior consultant at Tunheim, recently published, “The necessary ingredients for a crisis communications plan” in the “How To: Growth Strategies” series for The Business Journals. Read how organizations can prepare before bad news strikes with well-honed crisis communications tools that can help prevent long-term harm to an organization’s reputation. Is your organization prepared […]

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