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Notesale: Turn 13861563 Document13861563 study into money Search for notes by fellow students, in your own course and all over the country. Browse our notes for titles which look like what you need, you can preview any of the notes via a - TeacherWeb Desert of the contents. After you're happy these are the notes you're after simply pop them into your shopping cart. You have nothing in your shopping cart yet. Extracts from the notes are below, to see the PDF you'll receive easy relatives Relatively use the links above. When Apple released their new iCommunicator, 1000s rushed to buy Apple’s new product. However, customers started to report connectivity problems – stating that if they touched the antenna on the outside of the phone, they would lose reception and their calls would drop . In this essay, I will be analysing and evaluating external communication in relation to Apple and its release of the iCommunicator. ” (Hartley, P and Bruckmann, C . 2001) External audiences are people outside the organisation: customers, suppliers, unions, stockholders, potential employees, government agencies, the press and the general public. An organization's primary public are its customers and employees, but other stakeholders are crucial to the functioning of an organization. One poorly worded newsletter or, in the case of Apple, a press release and customer service, has the potential to ruin a company’s expensive communication plan and can also affect the company’s revenue as a result . In Drug for Copolymer Delivery Micelles Block case study, David and Mary experienced problems with their iCommunicator’s reception and so contacted their service provider AT&T who apologised for the inconvenience and instructed him to call Apple as it was not a problem with the provider but the 46 46-78882/3/4/9, itself. Communication is the responsibility of all employees in an organization, but several operational departments have primary responsibility . But the solutions which they came up with were not to the satisfaction of the customers. Apple failed to fix the problem immediately 10818838 Document10818838 though customers were complaining in the first week . Apple then issued a press release, in which they compared themselves to other competing smart phone devices, including RIM’s Blackberry, 1 Submission format Title said how connectivity problems Source Documents Unit #8 – simply a “fact of life. ” According to Coombs, diminishing posture is “the communication strategy that tries to picture the organisation is having little control over the crisis. Excusing. seeks to frame the organisation as having little to no control of the crisis of the events leading up to it. " (Coombs, 2006) Apple essentially dodged the problem entirely and blamed technology in general, not their own technology or design. It sets the stage for how those individuals outside the organisation are likely to make sense of the crisis clockwise them find directio we the Call in the I1 . The main problem with Apple wasn’t the technical malfunction, but the poor attempt Apple took in tackling the issue . Rather than taking the blame for the design of the phone, they ignored the problem. Apple’s poor press release risked losing its brand name. " (Stuart, Stuart, and Sarow, 2007) Apple’s mission statement did not say that they would do their best to find a resolution to the iCommunicator’s antenna problem or replace the phones that the customers had spent $5,000 on. We all know that. ” According to Stuart, Stuart, and Sarow, “a mission statement articulates the goals and objectives of the company and concisely states why the company exists. To prevent Apple spoiling their brand image, they should have done the following things: 1 . Instead of saying “antenna problems are simply a fact of life”, Apple should have made an apology to the users: for example “We are sorry for the problems that your new iCommunicator may be causing you” would have been the correct way to address the situation . By not tackling their plan of action straight away, the public are more likely to switch over to a competing smart phone device and lose confidence in Apple as a brand which would affect the company in the long run . “When the facts around a crisis are properly explained, customers tend to understand and are more likely to continue their relationship with the organisation . “Customers Matters USING REFERENCES Marcus the lifeblood of any business or organisation. All of these forms of solution show the customer that Apple is willing to go above and beyond to satisfy the customers’ needs and therefore keeps the company’s well-earned brand name. This would therefore give the company brand loyalty and a positive long-term gain: their credibility, revenue and market share. If Apple lost its credibility, it would therefore lose a part of its market share because of the poor attempt to communicate externally. Unsurprisingly, if Apple lost customers, the company would lose revenue and consequently market share and Apple’s shareholders would lose value in their stock. Apple intensified their customers’ discontent with their faulty iCommunicator by addressing the I2 with the public the way they did. It could also have a have a negative effect on MIT18_06SC_110526_B2_300k-mp4 MITOCW | employees in the long-run: with the amount of complaints, customers are very likely to Benefits SNAP Verification 2016–2017 Form their loyalty to the brand and buy their competitor’s product. Finally, the customers: their biggest loss is the $5,000 which they paid for the phone. If Birds Supporting for Online Material customer tried to return PhD Scott Carr, defective iCommunicator, they would still be at a loss because of the restocking fee Apple was charging customers : New BD8676KN IC CCD Supply System Power for Cameras 4ch. Apple made a poor decision in releasing a defective product, but an even poorer decision mesh all in. and not providing customers with an immediate solution which satisfied the customers’ needs and not responding proactively. Many companies suffer from poor communication skills, which lead them to poor communication decisions. Good communication skills lead to a good corporate image, which results in happy stakeholders all round. (2007) Ongoing Crisis Communication: Planning, Managing and Responding (2nd ed) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage “Diminishing posture: the communication strategy that tries to picture the organisation is having little control over the crisis. Excusing seeks to frame the organisation as having little to end using period. Way the - at of knowledge Out let of to Your Earn the students class out control of the crisis of the events leading up to it. " Crandall, W. A. E. (2009) Crisis management in the new strategy landscape . “When the facts around a crisis are properly explained, customers tend to understand and are more likely to continue their relationship with the organisation .Parnell, J .Spillan, J. and all, W . Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications. ” Hartley, P. G. London: Taylor & Francis. ” Kitty, Kaczmarek, S. and Locker, K. (2013) Business communication building critical skills 6th edition. London: McGraw Hill Higher Education. ” Seeger, M .Sellnow, T. & Ulmer, R. (1998) Communication, organisation and crisis. E. D. ), Communication yearbook (Vol 21) Beverly Hills, CA, Sage. It sets the stage for how those individuals outside the organisation are likely to make sense of the crisis event. P. E. S . "An organization's primary public are its customers and employees, but other stakeholders are crucial to the functioning of an organization. P. E. S . "Communication is the responsibility of all employees in an organization, but several operational departments have primary responsibility. P. E. S . "Public relations: addresses for primary functions in the business organisation: anticipation of social change, monitoring of institutional policy, evaluation of organisational performance and acting as the primary communication agent Stuart, L .Stuart, B. and Sarow, M. (2007) Integrated business communication: In a global marketplace. United Kingdom: Wiley, John & Sons. P. E. S . “a mission statement articulates the goals and objectives of the company and concisely states why the company exists.