Organizational Communication in the News

Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

The Largest U.S. Latino Advocacy Group Changes Its Name, Sparking Debate

In an attempt to reach a younger and more diverse audience, the largest and most well-known Latino advocacy group in the U.S., the National Council of La Raza, renamed itself … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ivanka Trump fights to save the brand

Ivanka was appearing at the Fortune Most Powerful Women conference, an annual gathering of some of the most accomplished women in corporate America. She had spoken at the conference before, … Continue reading

October 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Shinola: The Real History of America’s Most Authentic Fake Brand

A mogul from Texas is using the country’s least aspirational city as the backdrop for his next global lifestyle company–a $225 million experiment in manufactured authenticity. I’m inside the rooftop … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Progressive Salon.com Refuses To Recognize Union One Month After Workers Vote To Organize

One month after its employees voted to unionize, the Salon Media Group, a digital media pioneer and a stalwart of the progressive press, has still refused to recognize the move. … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Epic Fall of Guess Jeans And The Marciano Brothers

Technically, Guess went public in 1996. As far as control goes, though, it remains as much a family-run company–family-dominated, really–as when it was founded in 1981. Mercurial, obsessive and opinionated, … Continue reading

July 3, 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

Abercrombie Dress Code Enables Discrimination, Insiders Say

Even in the teen fashion industry, where retail workers are expected to wear the style of clothes they sell, Abercrombie & Fitch stands out for its draconian dress code. Company … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cargill to label meat after ‘pink slime’ uproar

The move by one of the world’s largest beef processors comes as consumers increasingly demand more transparency in how agribusiness companies make the food they eat and how these products … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

‘We Felt Like We Were Above the Law’: How the NCAA Endangers Women

Historically, when college sports programs, especially football, have needed to convince young, athletic men to choose their school, they’ve used women to do so. Ever since the days when legendary … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

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