Organizational Communication in the News

Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

Women are leaving the Tech industry in droves

For decades tech companies have relied on a workforce of whites and Asians, most of them men. Plenty of programs now encourage girls and minorities to embrace technology at a … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Los Angeles Philharmonic faces up to a daunting future

Orchestras across the country have been shaken by the loss of subscribers, aging audiences, declining corporate donations, labor strife and the struggle of remaining relevant in an era when technology … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Aging of Abercrombie & Fitch

Engaged Capital, a hedge fund that owns a small stake in Abercrombie, issued a public letter in December 2013 calling for Jeffries’s resignation and for the company to consider putting … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Speaking While Female

We’ve both seen it happen again and again. When a woman speaks in a professional setting, she walks a tightrope. Either she’s barely heard or she’s judged as too aggressive. … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dalhousie University probes misogynistic student ‘Gentlemen’s Club’

Dalhousie University in Halifax has launched an investigation into disturbing, sexually explicit Facebook posts attributed to male students in the faculty of dentistry. Word count: 651 words Access the full … Continue reading

January 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Exposing Hidden Bias at Google

Google, like many tech companies, is a man’s world.  Started by a pair of men, its executive team is overwhelmingly male, and its work force is dominated by men. Over … Continue reading

January 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Executive Women, Finding (and Owning) Their Voice

What does it mean for women to have a “voice” in meetings? How can they navigate perceptions around assertiveness, particularly when they are often judged more harshly than men? And … Continue reading

January 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fraternities at Wesleyan Are Ordered to Become Coed

After a series of high-profile episodes and calls from its student government for change, Wesleyan University has announced that its residential fraternities must all admit women as members and residents. … Continue reading

January 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

What It’s Like To Work In An Office Where Nobody Has An Assigned Seat

Imagine coming to the office every day and not having your own desk. There’s no place to call your own, no pictures of your family lining your cubicle, and none … Continue reading

January 3, 2015 · Leave a comment


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