Pete Rose and Phil Mickelson are under fire as each face their own issues of adversity. Fallston Group offers four tips to save your brand and image when dealing with adversity.
When Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby decided to charge six Baltimore Police Officers as a result of her independent Freddie Gray investigation (amid tremendous public pressure), it sent shock waves through the region generally and police departments specifically.
Baltimore must hold those accountable who hurt others or destroyed property.
The death of Freddie Gray has sparked controversy in yet another case of community-police distrust. It is important that both sides work to turn short-term adversity into long-term advantage.
Fallston Group celebrated its fifth anniversary this past November and we are indebted to everyone who helped make this 2009 idea a corporate reality.
UNC is accused of academic fraud and allowing student-athletes to enroll in phony classes with no lectures or attendance policies to remain eligible. Without taking ownership, the NCAA will unravel a mess of an investigation and greatly humiliate one of the most prominent universities in our country, and its proud student body and alumni who have done no wrong.
Japanese auto parts maker, Takata, has been under fire since June. False report after false report, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration receives a poor grade for its handling of the recall. Hopefully, now that the issue is front and center, consumers will not ignore the problem, and further injury will be prevented.
From a legal standpoint, this is the darkest two week period the NFL has ever seen. Punishments need to be handed down swiftly and harshly, if not by the league then by the teams these players represent.
Crises cost time, money, customers, and ultimately, careers; and, in this instance, we see all of these elements deteriorating for all parties involved—the NFL, Baltimore Ravens and Ray Rice.
The Fallston Group engaged with a large company that experienced a significant security breach of sensitive patron credit card information. Our team quickly sprang into action and developed and executed an assertive strategic crisis communications plan maximizing positive stakeholder opinion and trust in the company.