Organizational Communication in the News

Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

India Inc tightens screws on quitters venting online

Given how easy it is today for disgruntled or ex-employees to vent in cyberspace, a number of Indian companies are introducing social media policies and non-disparagement clauses… Most likely to bad-mouth … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Korean culture may offer clues in Asiana crash

South Korea’s aviation industry has faced skepticism about its safety and pilot habits since a few deadly crashes beginning in the 1980s. But despite changes, including an improved safety record, … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fashion’s Victims: An Artist’s Focus On Garment Workers

Tourists gasp. A crowd forms. An off-duty nurse rushes to crouch over one of the bodies. Others call 911 or take photos. And one woman hangs back, observing from afar. She’s … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

How Goya Became One Of America’s Fastest-Growing Food Companies

The fraying magazines and gurgling fish tank front an accelerating enterprise with numbers that would make any startup smile. Though Goya has been serving Latinos in the U.S. for 77 … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dying for the Shirt on your Back

The deaths of more than 600 garment workers in Bangladesh’s Rana Plaza factory collapse April 24 is a tragedy that highlights widespread problems in the global apparel industry… The Rana disaster has been … Continue reading

May 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

RBC replaces Canadian staff with foreign workers

Dozens of employees at Canada’s largest bank are losing their jobs to temporary foreign workers, who are in Canada to take over the work of their department. Story length: 1,606 … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

In High-Tech Japan, the Fax Machines Roll On

In Japan, with the exception of the savviest Internet start-ups or internationally minded manufacturers, the fax remains an essential tool for doing business. Experts say government offices prefer faxes because … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Signs of Changes Taking Hold in Electronics Factories in China

But in March, unbeknown to Ms. Pu, a critical meeting had occurred between Foxconn’s top executives and a high-ranking Apple official. The companies had committed themselves to a series of wide-ranging reforms. … Continue reading

December 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Nordic Sibling Rivalry

It is bizarre to think of modern Sweden, so often lauded as a paragon of social and economic stability, as coughing up migrant workers. Stranger still is that Swedes migrate in … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

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