Trust Digest 122 (January 5, 2015)

Obama to Announce Expansion of Background Checks for Gun Purchases 

President Barack Obama is expected to announce executive moves on Tuesday to expand background checks for gun buyers and tighten rules for people who purchase some of the most dangerous weapons, bypassing Congress on a hot-button issue.   
Key Words: Barack Obama, US, Gun Violence, Second Amendment 
Trust Issues
: Relative Power, Situational Security, Predictability, Integrity 
VW Sued by U.S. in Diesel Emissions Scandal 

The Justice Department sued the German automaker Volkswagen in federal court on Monday, saying that the company installed illegal devices in nearly 600,000 diesel engine systems to impair emissions controls, increasing harmful air pollution.   
Key Words: VW, Diesel Emissions Scandal, The Justice Department    
Trust Issues: Security, Predictability, Integrity, Benevolent Concern

Cautious Response to Armed Oregon Protest 

Members of the group also want state and local officials to hold a hearing on what they say is the abuse of federal authority against one particular ranching family here, the Hammonds, two of whom surrendered to the authorities on arson changes on Monday and went to prison.      
Key Words:
 Oregon Protest, Federal Government, Activists  
Trust Issues: Conflict of Interests, Relative Adjustment, Capability, Relative Power, Benevolent Concern

One embarrassing sentence explains why Taco Bell had an easier time with its E. coli scare than Chipotle   

Chipotle's sales are sliding following an E. coli outbreak tied to its restaurants across nine states. 
Key Words: Taco Bell, Chipotle, E.Coli Break, Sales Decline, Trust Issue      
Trust Issues: Relative Power, Security, Adjustment, Capability

How to Start a Revolution in Health Care? 

Do you have as much faith in your physicians as you did 20 years ago?    
Key Words: Health Care Industry, Trust Decline, Physicians 
Trust Issues
: Adjustment, Relative Power, Security, Predictability, Integrity 

Your Marketing Plan in 2016    

Take a few minutes to look back on your marketing and advertising strategies for the past year. 
Key Words: Marketing, Advertising, Hiring Process, Social Media       
Trust Issues: Adjustment, Security, Predictability, Integrity, Alignment of Interests

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