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2. To personally contact once in 3 months all media representatives (press meet) in order to inform the health hazards and to seek their cooperation for highlighting the issues. 2.3. PUBLIC RELATIONS STRATEGY For effective implementation of the Public Relations objective a Public Relations strategy is to be evolved. The process of strategy starts with planning which consist of: a. Determining Key results area b. Define roles c. Selecting and setting objectives d. Preparing action plans relating to programming, scheduling, budgeting, fixing accountability and establishing rules and procedures. Rice and Paisley suggest the guidelines for planning a successful campaign. i. Assessment of the needs, goals and capabilities of target audiences. ii. Systematic campaign planning and production iii. Continuous evaluation
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iv. Complementary roles of mass media and interpersonal communication v. Selection of appropriate media for target audiences. 2.4. PUBLIC RELATIONS PROCESS The definition of Public Relations as relations with the general public through publicity, those functions of a corporation, organisation, branch of military service, etc., concerned with informing the public of its activities, policies, etc., attempting to create favourable public opinions. Public Relations is the planned effort to influence opinion through good character and responsible performance, based upon mutually satisfactory two-way communications. 1) Research-listening: This involves probing the opinions, attitudes and reactions of those concerned with the acts and policies of an organisation, then evaluating the inflow. This task also requires determining facts regarding the organisation: "what's our problem?" 2) Planning-decision making: This involves bringing these attitudes, opinions, ideas and reactions to bear on the policies and programmes of the organisation. It will enable the organisation to chart a course in the interests of all concerned: "Here's what we can do." 3) Communication-action: This involves explaining and dramatizing the chosen course to all those who may be affected and whose support is essential: "Here's what we did and why." 4) Evaluation: This involves evaluating the results of the programme and the effectiveness of techniques used: "How did we do?"
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The first phase of Public Relations process is identifying and listing out the information or message to the communicator. The second phase of Public Relations is process to ascertain the existing image or awareness level about the issue in the target group or common public. The third phase of Public Relations is developing of communication objectives and priorities. The fourth phase of Public Relations is deals with developing the message and choosing the media to transit. The fifth phase of Public Relations is the implementation of the message and media, coordination or the dissemination of message.
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