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Julia Ziemer

June 14th, 2016

Does hostile campaigning work?

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

Julia Ziemer

June 14th, 2016

Does hostile campaigning work?

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Estimated reading time: 5 minutes

A new Polis report by Laya Maheshwari looks at the topic of hostile campaigning in the corporate sector and explores where the line is drawn between confrontation and bullying.

High Aims, Low Blogs Laya M report cover  Some key findings of the report include:

  • Being negative is a way of eliminating choice
  • Negative language is more impactful
  • The size of the players limits the negative messaging
  • Contextual factors can facilitate negativity
  • How the world views negative discourse is pivotal

Read the report here

About the author:

Laya Maheshwari obtained an MSc in Social Policy and Planning (Merit) from the London School of Economics and Political Science and is currently a Yenching Scholar at Peking University in China. @lazygarfield

About the author

Julia Ziemer

Julia Ziemer is Polis Manager in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE. Before joining the LSE in 2014, Julia was Events and Development manager at English PEN and she previously worked at the Charles Dickens Museum and the Literature Department of the British Council.

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