My primary research interests intersect the disciplines of public relations, crisis management, reputation management and behavioural communications.
If you are interested in reading some of my publications and research articles, I would direct you to two popular academic sites where most of this material is posted.
For those interested, here is a sampling of some of my recently published articles:
2018 Flynn, T., & Kim, C. “Online public relations education” In Fast forward: Foundations + future state. Educators + practitioners (pp. 111-117). New York: NY. The Commission on Public Relations Education.
2018 Flynn, T., Marks, A., & Iwata, J., “Building an enterprise stakeholder engagement system”. In R. Bolton & D.W. Stacks, (Eds.), The new era of the CCO: The essential role of communications in a volatile world (pp. 141-159). New York: NY. Business Expert Press.
2017 Nassar, P. & Flynn, T. “Restoring confidence in a company and a healthcare brand in Brazil: The case of Bayer’s youth education campaign in Brazil”. In J. VanSlyke Turk & J. Valin, Public relations case studies from around the world (pp. 299-317), (2nd Ed.). New York: NY. Peter Lang Publishing Group.
2017 Wright, D.K., & Flynn, T. “Public relations education and the development of professionalization in Canada and the United States.” In T. Watson (Ed.), North American perspectives on the development of public relations (pp. 51-64). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan UK.
2016 Flynn, T. “Social neuroscience: New approaches for public relations and communications management.” Organicom (Brazil) Cenários Internacionais de Relações Públicas e Comunicação Organizacional. Edition 24 (1), 95-102. Available online: http://www.revistaorganicom.org.br/sistema/index.php/organicom/article/viewFile/951/687
2016 Flynn, T. “You had me at hello: How personal, developmental and social characteristics influence communicator persuasiveness and effectiveness.” Research Journal of the Institute for Public Relations, 3(1). Word count: 4,362. Available online: http://www.instituteforpr.org/wp-content/uploads/Terry-Flynn-2.pdf
2016 Killingsworth, C. & Flynn, T. “Assessing the CPRS Pathways to the Profession Competency Framework: Perspectives on Corporate Communication Leadership Competencies and Credentials.” Corporate Communications: An International Journal, 21(2). 177-194. (equal contributor).
2015 Flynn, T. “How narratives can reduce resistance and change attitudes: Insights from behavioral science can enhance public relations research and practice.” Research Journal of the Institute for Public Relations, 2(2), (October, 2015). Word count: 6, 022. Available online: http://www.instituteforpr.org/wp-content/uploads/Flynn.RJManuscript.8Nov2015-FORMATTED.pdf
2014 Flynn, T. “Do they have what it takes: A review of the literature on Knowledge, Competencies, and Skills necessary for twenty-first-century public relations practitioners in Canada”. Canadian Journal of Communication, 39 (2), 361-384.
2014 Pullen, H., & Flynn, T. “Co-orienting community engagement in hospital system planning: Understanding internal and external perspectives.” Public Relations Journal, 8(2). (equal contributor). Word count: 6,513Available online: http://www.prsa.org/Intelligence/PRJournal/Vol8/No2/