Effects of crisis communication strategies and media report on corporate image in Catering Industry

Sri Gunawan, Chich Jen Shieh, Yu Pei

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The enhancement of economic development and living standard in last years has the people stress more on recreational life that tourism becomes prevalent in Taiwan. County and city governments positively promote tourism and hold cultural festivals to enhance the boom of accommodation and catering industries and further fi re national tourism market and catering industry. Through online questionnaire survey, the customers of Wang Steak, TASTy, Tokiya, and ikki, which are the subsidiaries of Wowprime and burst out the oil scandal recently, are distributed 800 copies of questionnaires. Total 388 effective copies are retrieved with the effective rate 49%. The research results are concluded as follows. 1. Crisis Communication Strategies would affect Media Report. 2. Crisis Communication Strategies would influence Corporate Image. 3. Media Report has signifi cantly positive effects on Managerial Capacity in Corporate Image. 4. Media Report presents remarkably positive effects on Corporate Reputation in Corporate Image. 5. Media Report shows notably positive effects on Communication News in Corporate Image. It is expected that catering businesses could enhance the countermeasures of Crisis Communication Strategies to cope with crises.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)399-411
Number of pages13
JournalActa Oeconomica
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2015


  • Cindustry
  • Corporate Image
  • Crisis Communication Strategies
  • Media Report


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