The 2016 edition of the largest annual study in strategic communication, corporate communications and public relations worldwide is based on responses from 2,710 communication professionals from 43 European countries. Conducted by an international research team from renowned universities, the research provides insights about big dat, algorithms and automation in communication, social media influencers, stakeholder engagement, strategic issues and development of communication channels over a decade (2007-2016), skills and competency development of communicators, characteristics of excellent communication departments and much more. A joint project by the European Public Relations Education and Research Association (EUPRERA), the European Association of Communication Directors (EACD) with partner PRIME Research. Lead researcher: Prof Dr Ansgar Zerfass, University of Leipzig, Germany, & BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo.
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