Organizational Communication in the News

Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

Google’s “Shadow Workforce” Has Demands

Every day, tens of thousands of “TVCs”—internal lingo for temporary staffers, independent vendors, and contractors—show up for work at Google. As with so many organizations, Google’s workforce is composed of … Continue reading

December 6, 2018 · Leave a comment

How Starbucks Achieved 100% Equal Pay In The United States

That quick cup of coffee from Starbucks just got a little sweeter. Starbucks Coffee announced yesterday that after a decade of work, the iconic coffee corporation has achieved equal pay for all their … Continue reading

March 22, 2018 · 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

U.S. Women’s National Team Files Wage Discrimination Complaint Against U.S. Soccer

Five big-name members of the U.S. women’s national soccer team filed a federal wage discrimination complaint on Wednesday, alleging that the U.S. Soccer Federation pays them up to 40 percent … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lean In to Crying at Work

When the president of CBS News fired correspondent Mika Brzezinski a decade ago, she cried. And she regrets it. “There was no place for those tears in that moment,” she … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Marissa Mayer’s Two-Week Maternity Leave Is Bullsh*t

Yahoo’s CEO is pregnant with twins, and just like she did in 2012, she plans to take a working two-week-long maternity leave. But in a blog post written after childbirth … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

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

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

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