Unformatted text preview: o Serious long-term CSR projects as a way to avoid backlash; make company an important part of the communities that you inhabit • What about interconnectivity? o If you take the long view, then you can afford to invest for other reasons o Interconnectivity could be an important pay off in the long run • How to hedge against a regime change? o Could you make certain connections with people in the bureaucracy so they can help you out in the future? o In U.S., the bureaucracy is fairly stable and apolitical but in LA, appointments change with regime change o The ‘idiot brother-in-law’ has to have a job o However, bureaucracy can often say ‘no’ more than they can say ‘yes’ But want them on your side so you can get things done • B.C. before Chávez! • We will have a guest speaker from a PR firm on June 2 o You have to let people know about your CSR activities...
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- Spring '09
- English-language films, populist backlash