Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

1-2015

Abstract

This study identifies organizational factors that influence corporatate governance and formulation of public relations strategies for public enagement. This study explores intertwined relationships between public relations strategies and organizational factors. A total of 22 qualitative interviews were conducted with a diverse pool of communication consultants. Results show that the two public relations strategies, bridging and buffering, are frequently observed and linked with key factors such as size, organizational culture, environment specificity, and strategic orientation. Implications for future public relations and corporate governance research are discussed.

Keywords

bridging, buffering, corporate governance, public relations strategy

Discipline

Business and Corporate Communications | Business Law, Public Responsibility, and Ethics

Research Areas

Corporate Communication

Publication

Journal of Public Affairs

Volume

16

Issue

2

First Page

118

Last Page

127

ISSN

1472-3891

Identifier

10.1002/pa.1555

Publisher

Wiley: 24 months

Copyright Owner and License

John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Additional URL

http://doi.org/10.1002/pa.1555