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Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

Apple, Facebook will pay for female employees to freeze their eggs

Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job. But beyond day-to-day luxuries, Facebook and … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

CU-Boulder prof probes plight of attractive female job seekers

If you’re an attractive woman applying for work in a traditionally male-dominated work environment, the best strategy is to go ahead and own up to it. That’s the conclusion of … Continue reading

October 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

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