Month: April 2019

Improving Government Relations

Dilemmas & Questions in Government Relations

Leaders of the Global Government Relations function and GR practitioners deal with some unique dilemmas and questions, such as How do we balance our efforts between putting credit in the bank with the government (i.e. cultivate relationships) and focussing on concrete business outcomes? How do we reconcile the desire to lead the function on a…
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How does Government impact business?

Customers are the most important stakeholder for any business. In second place usually comes the government. There is a long list of business areas where the government has the power to impact the value of your business. What will you work on? Brand value loss (e.g. Reputation impact of a compliance issue) Labor Costs (e.g.…
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Changing context for business and government

Two of the five most frequently quoted concerns in the board room relate to government: overregulation and geo political uncertainty.  Breaking it down, what are the key trends to recognise and prepare for? What you face when you run a business today Customers expect more, say so and everyone hears them Fierce competition for the…
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