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Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

On paper, Uber’s business in China looks like it is getting crushed by its Chinese rival. But after interviewing several Uber drivers in Shanghai, I made a surprising discovery: Uber … Continue reading

February 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

These Conservative Christians Are Opposed to Trump—and Suffering the Consequences

America’s divided political environment has made many religious organizations sensitive about what their employees say and do. “A lot of church leaders are wanting to play it especially safe and … Continue reading

February 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Facebook Raises The Bar For Supporting Grieving Employees

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg has raised the bar on a very important employment benefit most people hope they’ll never use: paid bereavement leave ― the time off you … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

MP says her baby was kicked out of House

A Quebec MP is calling for change after she says she was asked to remove her three-month-old baby from the House of Commons during a vote. Hassainia, who is still … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Case Study in Chaos: How Management Experts Grade a Trump White House

“No good business makes decisions that are based on falsehoods. My sense is that Trump takes no one’s counsel but his own. That’s bad management, period.” Story length: 1,348 words … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

France gives workers ‘right to disconnect’ from office email

A new labor law that took effect on Sunday gives employees the “right to disconnect” from email, smartphones and other electronic leashes once their working day has ended.  “These measures … Continue reading

January 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

When A Company Is Failing, Female CEOs Get Blamed More Frequently Than Men

It’s not your imagination or a just a hunch: Female chief executives are treated differently by the media than their male counterparts, a new analysis of press coverage of CEOs … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Starbucks CEO’s Statement About The Election Will Make You Cry

Just hours after election results were in, naming Donald Trump the 45th president of the United States, Starbucks CEO and chairman Howard Schultz sent a powerful email to the coffee … Continue reading

November 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

A major airline says there’s something it values more than its customers, and there’s a good reason why

The airline puts employee happiness above customer satisfaction.  The approach might seem unconventional — but it makes perfect sense and seems to be working just fine for the Dallas-based airline … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

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