Organizational Communication in the News

Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

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

The Case for Day Care at the Office

Child-care centers can be expensive and complex to run. But companies say they pay off in employee morale and retention. Word count: 1,062 words Access the full story here.

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Women of Color Hit a ‘Concrete Ceiling’ in Business

Many women of color who have made it to the executive suite describe the process as breaking through not a glass ceiling, but a concrete one.  Research suggests that women … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Companies Are Different When More Women Are in Power

Companies run differently when more women hold power. Female executives often serve as role models for other women in the company. They push for better diversity practices and help men … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Durable Designs for Women Who Wrangle and Weld

Physically demanding jobs may not be restricted to men anymore, but the women entering such careers are still finding it challenging to break into one aspect: work clothes. As more … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Truck Stop: How One of America’s Steadiest Jobs Turned Into One of Its Most Grueling

This is the experience of many truckers. They are convinced to work as independent contractors by trucking carriers trying to rid themselves of the financial responsibilities of employers and shift … Continue reading

May 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Now Even University Academic Buildings Are Trying to Look Like Tech Startups

The “student-driven” design “re-thinks campus hierarchy to foster modern ways of learning,” the architects say, to encourage spontaneous faculty and student interaction and create “a project-based learning environment.” To foster … Continue reading

April 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beware the rule-following co-worker, Harvard study warns

Every workplace has them. The colleague who bad-mouths you behind your back at the water cooler. The boss who takes credit for everyone else’s ideas. The sexist jerk people actively avoid by taking circuitous routes to the … Continue reading

December 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pets in the office are helping relieve workplace stress

The sound of a dog barking has been enough to ease tensions in the high pressured environment  of the office.  At the Purina Petcare office in Sydney, employees who bring … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

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