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CGD 318 Entire Course

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com CGD 318 Week 1 DQ 1 What is Public Relations CGD 318 Week 1 DQ 2 Public Relations and Crisis Management CGD 318 Week 1 Quiz CGD 318 Week 2 DQ 1 Public Relations Research CGD 318 Week 2 DQ 2 Publics & Public Opinion CGD 318 Week 2 Assignment To Accept or Reject a Client CGD 318 Week 2 Quiz CGD 318 Week 3 DQ 1 The Audience CGD 318 Week 3 DQ 2 Public Relations Tactics CGD 318 Week 3 Assignment News Release CGD 318 Week 3 Quiz CGD 318 Week 4 DQ 1 Global Impact of Public Relations CGD 318 Week 4 DQ 2 Business, Sports, Tourism, and Entertainment CGD 318 Week 4 Quiz CGD 318 Week 5 DQ 1 Public Relations & Non-Profit Organizations CGD 318 Week 5 DQ 2 Public Relations in the 21st Century CGD 318 Week 5 Final Paper (Public Relations of Starbucks)


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CGD 318 Week 1 DQ 1 What is Public Relations

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com What is Public Relations? Assess a minimum of two definitions of public relations from the course materials and your own research. Compare and contrast the major differences and interrelationships between public relations and journalism. Has public relations influenced your buyer behavior? Synthesize the course materials and other research to support your response. Respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ postings. ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 1 DQ 2 Public Relations and Crisis Management

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Public Relations and Crisis Management. Review the video, Jack Welch on Toyota's PR Disaster. How does Dr. Welch assess Toyota’s performance? Based on the course materials and the video and other research, synthesize the concepts and give an illustration of how Toyota might have changed public perception using PR in responding to this crisis. Respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ postings. ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 1 Quiz

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com Quiz: 1. When steps are taken to repair damage from the crisis and to prevent it from happening again, it is what type of strategy? 2. According to the text, clients often criticize public relations firms for all of the following EXCEPT: 3. What is not a contingency factor that public relations professionals must take into account in managing a conflict with its public? 4. Environmental activist John Muir used public relations tactics to: 5. When organizational policy requires that line managers at least listen to appropriate staff experts before deciding on a strategy it is referred to as: 6. Many practitioners self-select technician roles because they:


7. Which is a factor in fueling the trend toward integrated communication approach in public relations? 8. In issues management, if the company decides the emerging issue is potentially damaging, what is the next step? 9. The major effort to improve standards and professionalism in public relations worldwide is: 10. Grunig’s IABC Foundation research study on “Excellence” notes all of the following about public relations EXCEPT ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 2 Assignment To Accept or Reject a Client

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com To Accept or Reject a Client. A well-known professional baseball player is suspected of having used steroids and other performanceenhancing drugs. He has not been charged. His agent asks you to advise and assist him in handling the intense media interest in the case. He wants you to try to place favorable stories about the baseball star in the media and create a positive environment for him. If formally accused, it could mean irreparable damage to his baseball career. You are not asked to do anything unethical. The money is quite good, and you know the publicity from working on the case will probably help your public relations consulting career, especially if the athlete is exonerated. Would you take the account? The agent tells you confidentially that the athlete has admitted that he took some substance that was unknown to him, but may have been steroids. Does


this information affect your decision? What are the ethics of the situation as you see them? Write a proposal to your business partners regarding the situation. Answer any questions brought up in the case and compare the case to at least one similar case with a well-known ballplayer found through your research. Finally, make a recommendation to your partners as to whether or not you should accept the contract. ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 2 DQ 1 Public Relations Research

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com Public Relations Research. Identify a minimum of five ways research is used in public relations. Discuss the role of public relations research in setting organizational short-term and long-term goals within an organization. Assess the manner in which public relations research can help professionals build and shape PR campaigns. Respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ postings ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 2 DQ 2 Publics & Public Opinion


FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com Publics & Public Opinion. Choose an organization and identify its key audiences, or publics. Assess how these publics can have their opinion shaped. Compare and contrast the influence of the different types of opinion leaders and their influence on shaping public opinion. Respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ postings. ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 2 Quiz

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com Quiz 1. Any false statement about a person or organization that creates public contempt, hatred, ridicule, or inflicts injury on reputation is known as: 2. Motivational objectives are more difficult to accomplish because: 3. What persuasive tactic is being used when a political candidate begins to use the issue of employment if the poll indicates that unemployment is a key issue? 4. Which is not an aspect of timing in a public relations program?


5. Which of the following is an example of an informational objective? 6. Public relations professionals protect trademarks in all the following ways EXCEPT: 7. The mass media are influential in forming a person’s opinion when the information provided: 8. The selection of facts and data to build an overwhelming case on one side of an issue, while concealing the other side, is known as: 9. Which is not an example of a formal opinion leader? 10. The use of existing information in books, articles, and electronic databases is known as: ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 3 Assignment News Release

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com News Release. Review the section entitled “The Format of a News Release” in the beginning of Chapter 10. Choose an existing product or a made up product and write a one to two page news release (not including title and reference pages) announcing the introduction of the new product using the provided format. Include at least one scholarly resource in addition to the course text. ==============================================


CGD 318 Week 3 DQ 1 The Audience

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com The Audience. Select and discuss one of the following questions. Conduct research using the text and the University’s Online Library to support the position you take. Respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ postings. a. Assess the public relations implications of the senior market in the United States. Identify a specific senior audience. Is this an influential audience? Why or why not? b. Determine the characteristics of the youth (Generation X and Generation Y). What are the public relations implications regarding the use of their media habits and preferences? ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 3 DQ 2 Public Relations Tactics

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com Public Relations Tactics. Review the public relations communications instruments in Chapter 10, such as news releases, brochures, and


broadcast media. Select an organization, and compare and contrast the strengths and limitations of two instruments used by the organization. Which tactic is least effective and why? Which tactic is most effective and why? Synthesize the course materials and other research to support your response. Respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ postings. ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 3 Quiz

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com Quiz 1. This form of news delivery to television stations must be carefully considered because of the cost. 2. The most widely used document issued by practitioners to news media is the 3. Which is a good public relations tech tool of internal communication with employees? 4. What is the principal media impact and attraction of American Idol? 5. Major advantages of computer-stored mailing lists include all of the following EXCEPT: 6. A “softening-up” process that involves inviting media to a gathering where the host usually makes a “pitch” at the end of a socializing period is called a 7. Which is NOT a frequently used technique at the local television station level?


8. A major selling point for a radio media tour is: 9. The most effective medium for delivering messages that require absorption of details and contemplation by the receiver is the 10. The family-oriented culture is why Hispanics will spend more than three times more than white households on which expenditures? ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 4 DQ 1 Global Impact of Public Relations

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com Global Impact of Public Relations. Select an organization from the United States that conducts business in countries other than the U. S., and assess the impact of global public relations on buyer behavior (hint: Coca-Cola, Disney, McDonald’s, etc.). Respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ postings. ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 4 DQ 2 Business, Sports, Tourism, and Entertainment


FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com Business, Sports, Tourism, and Entertainment. Synthesize the course materials and evaluate how the public relations professional educates the media using a specific example either from a corporation, a sports celebrity, tourism (for a state, for example), or for an entertainer. Respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ postings ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 4 Quiz

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com 1. Which is NOT a Hofstede’s cultural dimension that addresses a cultural difference? 2. The pinnacle of corporate sponsorships is 3. The refusal to buy the products or services of a company is called 4. News releases in Malaysia should be distributed to avoid confusion and enhance understanding is: 5. About one-third of U.S. corporate profits are generated through 6. Diversity in the workforce impacts all the following EXCEPT


7. With regard to international public relations, probably the most critical and underutilized tool is the understanding of foreign 8. Public relations is a well-developed industry in many nations around the world. Which country is in particular has a rapidly expanding industry that is getting more sophisticated every year? 9. Research shows that many CEOs view the media as: 10. A survey of consumers showed that 70 percent believe the number one criterion for good corporate citizenship is ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 5 DQ 1 Public Relations & Non-Profit Organizations

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com Public Relations & Non-Profit Organizations. Select a non-profit organization (American Red Cross, Salvation Army, etc.) and assess the role of public relations in that non-profit organization. Compare and contrast at least two characteristics between a for-profit organization and a non-profit organization. Respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ postings. ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 5 DQ 2 Public Relations in the 21st Century


FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com Public Relations in the 21st Century. Select an organization from the United States and assess the methods with which this organization uses communication instruments such as traditional or social media for its public relations campaign. To what extent has this company incorporated newer media into its public relations strategy? Use the course materials and other research data to support your position. Respond substantively to at least two of your classmates’ postings. ==============================================

CGD 318 Week 5 Final Paper (Public Relations of Starbucks, Ford Motor) (2 Papers)

FOR MORE CLASSES VISIT www.cgd318mart.com This Tutorial contains 2 Papers Focus of the Final Paper For the Final Paper, you will be evaluating the public relations practices at an organization based on all the chapters in the course text. Develop a paper that answers the following questions based on the organization of your choice. You may pick any organization as long as your choice has information available to answer the following questions. 1. Analyze how the organization used public relations to create a brand and influence public opinion.


2. How is your selected organization adapting to the social media sites and other venues in the 21st century? 3. Identify a crisis that the organization has faced or is facing and analyze how it was or is being handled by the organization (include an evaluation of the organization’s response to the crisis in your analysis). 4. Compare and contrast the similarities and differences between the public relations campaigns of your organization and another organization. If your organization is for-profit, select a non-profit organization for your comparison organization, and if your organization is non-profit, select a for-profit. ========================================= =====

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