Organizational Communication in the News

Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

Many Women Leave Engineering, Blame The Work Culture

  Conventional wisdom says that women in engineering face obstacles such as the glass ceiling, a lack of self-confidence and a lack of mentors. But psychologists who delved deeper into … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Comcast Confessions: Growing Pains of a Goliath

The Verge interviewed more than 150 current and former employees in an effort to understand Comcast’s lousy reputation. We heard the same stories over and over again: customer service has … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

At Zingerman’s, Pastrami and Partnership to Go

Founded in 1982, Zingerman’s Deli is now known internationally for its many huge and creative sandwiches. President Obama ate there recently. (“The Reuben is killer,” he told a cheering crowd … Continue reading

July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tattooed Ottawa Convention Centre workers locked out

Three unionized employees at the Ottawa Convention Centre, or OCC, say they were locked out of the building on Thursday without pay after showing up to work with the tattoos … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jill Abramson Fired from the Times: Was It About Money and Sexism—Or Management Style?

On Tuesday, Jill Abramson was executive editor of The New York Times, 33 months into her tenure as the first woman to run the Times newsroom in the paper’s 161-year history. … Continue reading

May 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Canada Job Grant NHL playoff ads deliberately pitched to men

A federal TV ad campaign last year promoting new job grants was pitched to young males, even though the grants are available to both men and women. The controversial ads, … Continue reading

April 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

It’s Buffalo Jills Vs. Buffalo Bills in Ex-Cheerleaders’ New Lawsuit

The Buffalo Bills are the third NFL franchise this year to face allegations of employment violations from their cheerleaders. Current and former Oakland Raiderettes sued their team in January, alleging wage theft … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

How Being a Doctor Became the Most Miserable Profession

Simply put, being a doctor has become a miserable and humiliating undertaking. Indeed, many doctors feel that America has declared war on physicians—and both physicians and patients are the losers… Yet physicians … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Barra confesses lack of values, not bad apples, led GM to crisis

Even when the evidence of wrongdoing is overwhelming, leaders who are prepared to endure the indignation of grandstanding lawmakers in respectful silence are typically permitted to leave with their professional … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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