Department of Management

Winni Johansen

Professor

Profile photoWinni Johansen
Professor
Department of Management
Postal address:
Fuglesangs Allé 4
2623, D108a
8210 Aarhus V
Denmark

Email: wj@mgmt.au.dk
Mobile: +4520265033
Phone: +4593508699

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • PhD, Aarhus School of Business, 1999
  • MA, Aarhus School of Business 1981


Academic experience

  • Professor, Department of Business Communication, Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University (2012-)
  • Associate Professor with Special Qualifications (MSK) within Corporate Communication, Department of Business Communication, Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University (2010-)
  • Associate Professor within Corporate Communication, Department of Business Communication, Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University (2001-2010)
  • Deputy Director and co-founder of the Centre for Corporate Communication, Department of Business Communication, Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University (2001-)
  • Vice-chair of Temporary Working Group on Crisis Communication, ECREA (2011-)
  • Visiting Professor at ICN Business School (Nancy), Dakar Business School, BI Norwegian Business School (Oslo), IULM University (Milan), Aalto University (Helsinki), and Copenhagen Business School (1998-)
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Language and Business Communication, Aarhus School of Business (1998-2001)
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Language and Business Communication, Aarhus School of Business (1995-1998)
  • Doctoral Scholarship, Faculty of Language and Business Communication, Aarhus School of Business (1992-1995)


Research areas

  • Crisis communication
  • Environmental communicatio
  • Corporate communication
  • Corporate branding
  • Change communication
  • Organizational culture
  • The institutionalization of strategic communication in private and public organizations
  • Public relations
  • Marketing communications and neo-marketing
  • Visual communication
  • Semiotics
  • Rhetoric

Teaching experience

  • Corporate communication
  • Corporate branding
  • Change management and change communication
  • Crisis management and crisis communication
  • Public relations
  • Marketing communication
  • Organizational communication and organizational rhetoric
  • Organizational culture
  • Visual communication
  • Environmental communication
  • Methodology

 

Administrative experience

  • Director of Study: Executive Master in Corporate Communication, Department of Business Communication, Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University (2003-)
  • Member of Academic Council, Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University (2010-2011)
  • Head of teaching group Corporate Communication (BA and MA level), Department of Language and Business Communication, Aarhus School of Business (2006-2007)
  • Editorial board: Corporate Communication: An International Journal (2010-)
  • Editorial board: Den kommunikerende Organisation (The Communicating Organization), for the Danish Publisher Samfundslitteratur (2006-)


Miscellaneous

Member of Academy of Management, European Communication Research and Education (ECREA), European Public Relations Education and Research Association (EUPRERA), International Communication Association (ICA), and National Communication Association (NCA)


Columnist: the Danish newspaper Børsen (2011-)

Publications

Journal articles and book chapters

Advice on Communicating During Crisis: A Study of Popular Crisis Management Books (PCMBs)

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Business Communication.

Visual Crisis Communication in the Scandinavian Press: Images of the MS Estonia Disaster

Maier, C. D., Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Nordicom Review.

Images of the MS Estonia Disaster: Visual Crisis Communication in the News Media

Frandsen, F., Johansen, W. & Maier, C. D., 2019, (Submitted) In : Nordicom Review.

Warm Hands vs. Cold Hands: Metaphors in a Discourse Struggle Between Professions

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2019, (In preparation) In : Human Relations.

Institutional Messages in Interaction: The Complex Institutionalization of EMPs and CMPs in Municipalities

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2018, (In preparation) In : Organization Studies.

The Extended Crisis Portfolio Model

Johansen, W., 2018, (In preparation) In : Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management.

The Sound of Silence: Silence as Response to Reputational Threat in the Public Sector

Salomonsen, H. H., Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2018, (Submitted) In : Governance: An international journal of Policy, Administration, and Institutions.

Voices in Conflict? The Crisis Communication of Meta-Organizations

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2018, In : Management Communication Quarterly. 32, 1, p. 90-120 31 p.

Understanding and practicing crisis consulting: A study of public relations and communications firms

Johansen, W., 2017, In : Journal of Communication Management. 21, 2, p. 106-123 18 p.

"Qu'avez-vous fait de vos vingt ans?": Une étude comparative des recherches en communication organisationnelle en France et au Danemark (1996-2016)

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 10 Mar 2016, Trente ans de recherches sur les communicationnelles en France: Livret des résumés. Le Moënne, C. (ed.). Université de Rennes, p. 122 1 p.

Civil Servant Involvement in the Strategic Communication of Central Government Organizations: Mediatization and Functional Politicization

Salomonsen, H. H., Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2016, In : International Journal of Strategic Communication. 10, 3, p. 207-221 15 p.

Emotional stakeholders as 'crisis communicators' in social media: The case of the Telenor customer complaints crisis

Johansen, B. F., Johansen, W. & Weckesser, N. M., 2016, In : Corporate Communications. 21, 3, p. 289 - 308 20 p.

Responding to Institutional Complexity: Reputation and Crisis Management in Danish Municipalities

Frandsen, F., Johansen, W. & Salomonsen, H. H., 2016, In : Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration. 20, 2, p. 7-38 31 p.

Organizations, Stakeholders, and Intermediaries: Towards a General Theory

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2015, In : International Journal of Strategic Communication. 9, 4, p. 253-271 19 p.

Det uløkkelige omdømme: Kriseresponstrategi eller reputation commons?

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 20 Nov 2013, In : KommunikationsForum.

A Comparative Study of Crisis Consultancies Between Singapore and Denmark: Distant Cousins of the Same Destiny?

Pang, A., Frandsen, F., Johansen, W. & Su Lin, Y., 2013, In : International Journal of Strategic Communication. 7, 2, p. 149-164 16 p.

Krisen - oplevet indefra

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2013, In : Ledelse i Udvikling. 1, p. 6 6 p.

Public Relations and the New Institutionalism: In Search of a Theoretical Framework

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2013, In : Public Relations Inquiry. 2, 2, p. 205-221 17 p.

En ufarlig topchef

Johansen, W., 1 Jun 2012, In : Boersen.

Entering New Territory: The Study of Internal Crisis Management and Crisis Communication in Organizations

Johansen, W., Aggerholm, H. K. & Frandsen, F., 2012, In : Public Relations Review. 38, 2, p. 270-279 10 p.

Undskyldningernes tidsalder

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2012, In : Retorikmagasinet (Aastorp, 1999).

Rhetoric, Climate Change, and Corporate Identity Management

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2011, In : Management Communication Quarterly. 25, 3, p. 511-530 20 p.

The Study of Internal Crisis Communication: Towards an Integrative Framework

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2011, In : Corporate Communications. 16, 4, p. 347-361 15 p.

Apologizing in an Globalizing World: Crisis Communication and Apologetic Ethics

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2010, In : Corporate Communications. 15, 4, p. 350-364 15 p.

The Blame Game

Frandsen, F., Benoit, W. L. & Johansen, W., 2010, In : Communication Director : Magazine for Corporate Communications and Public Relations. 3, p. 56-59 4 p.

Institutionalizing Crisis Communication in the Public Sector: An Explorative Study in Danish Municipalities

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2009, In : International Journal of Strategic Communication. 3, 2, p. 102-115 14 p.

Klumme: Det har vi lært af finanskrisen

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2009, In : Ledelse i Dag. 5

Krisekommunikation: Nye tendenser i teori og praksis

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2009, In : KommunikationsForum.

Marketing, klima og kommunikation: En udfordring for virksomhederne

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2009, In : Market Magazine. 5, 36, p. 18-22 5 p.

Klassikerintro: Benoit: Oversættelse af W.L. Benoit: "En teori om imagegenoprettelse" (Accounts, Excuses, and Apologies, kapitel 4, 1995)

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2008, In : Rhetorica Scandinavica. 12, p. 10-13 4 p.

To Be or Not to Be a Crisis Commander: An Explorative Investigation of the Crisis Management and Crisis Communication Consulting of Danish Public Relations Agencies

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2008, Proceedings of the Conference on Corporate Communication 2008. Genest, C. M. & Goodman, M. B. (eds.). Corporate Commmunication International at Baruch College/CUNY, p. 131-132

Towards a Multivocal Approach: A joint venture with all stakeholders can harmonise the crisis cacophony

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2008, In : Communication Director : Magazine for Corporate Communications and Public Relations. 7, p. 76-78 3 p.

Det retoriske kriseberedskab - hvornår skal man sige hvad?

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2007, In : RetorikMagasinet. 64, p. 10-12 3 p.

Dræbersnegle: Håndbog i kriseledelse

Johansen, W. & Frandsen, F., 2007, In : KommunikationsForum.

The Apology of a Sports Icon: Crisis Communication and Apologetic Ethics

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2007, In : Hermes. 38, p. 85-104

Internet, intercrise?

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2006, Pratiques et usages organisationnels des sciences et technologies de l'information et de la communication: Actes du Colloque International en Sciences de 'Information et de la Communication. CERCIC/ERELLIF, p. 22 22 p.

Troværdighed og kriser

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2006, In : Kommunikatøren. nr. 2, april, p. 12-13 2 p.

Fokus på intern kommunikation

Johansen, W., 2002, In : Jyllands-Posten. p. 8

Pour un environnement propre: genre, politesse et argumentation dans la communication verte des hôtels

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2001, In : L S P and Professional Communication. 1, 1, p. 37-54 18 p.

The Rhetoric of Green Hotels

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2001, In : Hermes. 27, p. 55-83 29 p.

Værelser tilbage til naturen

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2001, In : Rhetorica Scandinavica. 18, p. 50-67 18 p.

Communicating Culture Through Text and Image - The Case of Danish and French Company Brochures

Johansen, W., 2000, In : Hermes. 25, p. 217-226 10 p.

Markedskommunikation - et farvel til gamle vaner

Frandsen, F., Johansen, W. & Nielsen, A. E., 2000, In : Civiløkonomen. 7, p. 15-18

Retorik og krisekommunikation

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2000, In : Rhetorica Scandinavica. 14, p. 45-61 17 p.

Internationale informationsmedarbejdere

Johansen, W. & Nielsen, A. E., 1999, In : Sprog og Erhverv. 1

Markedskommunikation og PR

Johansen, W., Frandsen, F. & Nielsen, A. E., 1997, In : Info Forskningsnyt. 2

Kultursignaler i firmabrochurer

Johansen, W., 1995, In : Info Forskningsnyt. 3

Tekstgenrer og virksomhedskommunikation

Johansen, W., 1995, In : Nyhedsbrev : netværk LSP SSP. nr. 10, p. 20-30 11 p.

Hvad kommunikerer virksomheden

Johansen, W. & Nielsen, A. E., 1993, In : Info Forskningsnyt. 7

Konferencepapers, abstracts, working papers

The Dancing CEO: Perspectives on the Leader: Performer, Chief Happiness Officer, or Seducer?

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2 Jul 2019.

"Qu'avez-vous fait de vos vingt ans?": Une étude comparative des recherches en communication organisationnelle en France et au Danemark (1996-2016)

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 10 Mar 2016, Trente ans de recherches sur les communicationnelles en France: Livret des résumés. Le Moënne, C. (ed.). Université de Rennes, p. 122 1 p.

Bringing Bureaucracy into Political Public Relations Theory: Boundary Spanning and Boundary Balancing

Salomonsen, H. H., Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2016.

Crisis, Response, Reputation, Stakeholder, and Context: A Cross-disciplinary Study of Key Concepts in Public Relations, Public Administration and Business Administration

Frandsen, F., Johansen, W. & Salomonsen, H., 2016.

Investigating Cognitive Barriers for Responding to Reputational Threats in the Public Sector

Salomonsen, H. H., Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2015.

Reputation and crisis management in the public sector: Strategic integration or internal decoupling?

Frandsen, F., Johansen, W. & Salomonsen, H. H., 2014.

Voices in conflict? The crisis communication of meta-organizations

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2014. 27 p.

Endings and Beginnings of an Airline Company: Change and Crisis Communication Constituting Organizations

Frandsen, F., Johansen, W., Kankaanranta, A. & Louhiala-Salminen, L., 5 Jul 2013.

Public Relations Professionals as Crisis Consultants: Going Beyond Mere Media Management?

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2012.

Entering New Territory: The Study of Internal Crisis Management and Crisis Communication in Organizations

Johansen, W., Aggerholm, H. & Frandsen, F., 2011.

Public Relations and the New Institutionalism: In Search of a Theoretical Framework

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2011.

Public versus Private: Internal Crisis Management and Crisis Communication in Danish Municipalities

Frandsen, F., Aggerholm, H. & Johansen, W., 2011.

The Study of Internal Crisis Communication: Towards an Integrative Framework

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2010.

Apologizing in a Globalizing World: Crisis Communication and Apologetic Ethics

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2009.

To Be or Not to Be a Crisis Commander: An Explorative Investigation of the Crisis Management and Crisis Communication Consulting of Danish Public Relations Agencies

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2008, Proceedings of the Conference on Corporate Communication 2008. Genest, C. M. & Goodman, M. B. (eds.). Corporate Commmunication International at Baruch College/CUNY, p. 131-132

Internet, intercrise?

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W., 2006, Pratiques et usages organisationnels des sciences et technologies de l'information et de la communication: Actes du Colloque International en Sciences de 'Information et de la Communication. CERCIC/ERELLIF, p. 22 22 p.

Le codage interculturel d´un icono-texte : La brochure d´entreprise

Johansen, W., 1997.

Encyclopædiartikler

Projects

CERCIS: Resilient Communication for Improving Societal Security (NordForsk)

Johansen, W. & Frandsen, F.

15/11/201315/01/2014

Corp Com Public

Salomonsen, H. H., Aggerholm, H. K., Frandsen, F., Johansen, W., Laursen, B. & Thomsen, C.

01/11/2017 → …

Det Strategiske Museum (FKK-finansieret projekt)

Frandsen, F., Larsen, A. H., Johansen, W., Nørskov, V. & Kjeldsen, A. K.

01/07/200930/06/2012

Internal Crisis Management and Crisis Communication in Danish Organizations

Johansen, W., Frandsen, F., Aggerholm, H. K. & Jacobsen, J. M. H.

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01/01/201131/03/2014

SME Leadership and Sustainability: Deliberative Engagement (EU-finansieret projekt)

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W.

01/09/201331/08/2015

Strategisk Stakeholderkommunikation i et Dynamisk Perspektiv - Roller og forventninger til det Lokale Museum

Knudsen, G. L., Johansen, W. & Nørskov, V.

Kulturarvsstyrelsen

15/03/201001/04/2013

TRANSCAPACITY: Transboundary Resilience and Capacity Building: Societal Security (NordForsk)

Johansen, W. & Frandsen, F.

15/11/201315/01/2014

The Role and Function of Intermediaries in Crisis Situations

Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W.

15/06/2017 → …

Visual crisis communication

Maier, C. D., Frandsen, F. & Johansen, W.

31/10/2017 → …