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Tagged Eric Dezenhall

21 May 2020

Chronicle of a Pandemic Foretold: Learning From the COVID-19 Failure—Before the Next Outbreak Arrives Foreign Affairs Magazine

Having seen first-hand for many years how business leaders and policymakers act in crisis — or in the case of COVID-19 don’t act — Foreign Affairs quotes Eric Dezenhall.  Dezenhall states that the problem is structural and what behavioral economists call “hyperbolic discounting” – opting for the short-term rewards of doing nothing over the long-term […]

17 Dec 2019

Shaking Up Management May Not Solve Boeing’s Problems, Expert Says CNBC

Eric Dezenhall on Squawk Box this morning explains that “crisis management” is all about trying different things to see what will knock the crisis into remission. #Boeing has two options, according to Dezenhall, and a management shakeup is one he is skeptical of. Watch to hear why. Watch the video   

30 Oct 2019

Boeing Takes Out Full-Page Ads Before CEO Testifies Adweek

Boeing’s ads in newspapers ring hollow, according to some experts. But Dezenhall thinks they are a step in the right direction. Read the article  

21 Oct 2019

It’s Premature To Put Too Much Weight Into Boeing Test Pilot Messages… CNBC

Regarding the latest Boeing scrutiny, Eric Dezenhall offers that Boeing is facing two issues 1. Boeing needs to find a real solution to its engineering problem and 2. Boeing is caught up in the “theater of crisis management”. The ultimate solution for Boeing will come with diagnosing and fixing the actual problem. Click to watch […]

16 Aug 2017

Trump Has Stamped the Passport of Corporations into the World of Race:… CNBC

Racial issues are the “cyanide pill of crisis management.” Nobody gets out of racial controversies in good shape. Consumer-oriented industries are at greater risk than heavy industry to scrutiny over their support of Trump. Watch the video

13 Sep 2016

Why Politicians Like Clinton Keep Their Health a Secret CNBC

Powerful people such as Hillary Clinton keep secrets for a reason and sometimes it actually it works for them. Instead of being transparent they complicate. So, dare we ask, why does everyone maintain that transparency is the best crisis management strategy? Read the full article

24 Aug 2016

Trump vs. Clinton: It’s a Battle of the Brands CNBC

INSIGHT: Eric Dezenhall’s commentary on CNBC regarding which presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump, has the brand that will resonate better with voters this November. Read the full article

19 Aug 2016

ERIC DEZENHALL On Swimmer Gate The Hugh Hewitt Show

Eric Dezenhall speaks with Hugh Hewitt regarding Ryan Lochte and the swimmer’s Rio Olympic crisis. Hugh asks Eric what he would advise the swimmers, sponsors as well as the U.S. Olympic Committee.   Listen to audio here

20 Apr 2016

Wall Street’s Image Problem CNBC

CNBC asks Eric Dezenhall if Wall Street needs to rebrand its image after the primary voting exit polls in New York revealed that many Democrats and Republicans agreed Wall Street hurts the economy more than helps. Watch the video or read the article from the CNBC website

18 Mar 2016

Eric Dezenhall On The GOP and Crisis PR In Cleveland The Hugh Hewitt Show

Listen or read the Hugh Hewitt interview with Glass Jaw author, Eric Dezenhall where they discuss what the GOP ought to be doing in advance to prepare for an open convention, violence from protesters and corporate sponsorship at the convention. Eric criticizes the crisis cliché “get ahead of the story,” which is one of those things that sounds wonderful, […]