Organizational Communication in the News

Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

The way we treat pregnancy at work isn’t just wrong—it could be dangerous

I was asked to hide my pregnancy during client trips. During one trip, I presented to clients and shared multiple meals where I had to dodge questions such as, “Why … Continue reading

June 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Dropout Club Thousands of Doctors Want to Join

The name is telling, but its members will surprise you. The Drop Out Club is an online networking platform that’s helping doctors find careers outside of medicine. The members span … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sick doctors admit to spreading infections at work

Workplaces need to change their culture because even in hospitals, too many health-care workers show up for work when sick, and risk spreading infections to their patients, a new study … Continue reading

July 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

How Being a Doctor Became the Most Miserable Profession

Simply put, being a doctor has become a miserable and humiliating undertaking. Indeed, many doctors feel that America has declared war on physicians—and both physicians and patients are the losers… Yet physicians … Continue reading

April 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why CVS Isn’t Selling Cigarettes Anymore

CVS’s 800 MinuteClinics are the country’s largest provider of retail health care, and its staff does everything from writing prescriptions to providing vaccinations. The company’s decision reveals the tension many … Continue reading

February 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

In China, ‘Leftover Women’ Get Plastic Surgery

A 2003 review of job advertisements found that among positions open to women, nearly 90 percent were open only to those younger than 30 years old. Youth is particularly cherished … Continue reading

August 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

What if Your Boss Tracked Your Sleep, Diet, and Exercise?

But at Citizen — a Portland, Oregon company that designs mobile technology — things are a little different. Employees at the company are now uploading data on how much they exercise, what … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Businesses Seek Out ‘Culture Of Health’ Areas

Businesses looking to relocate are making the health of a state’s population part of their decision-making process. One Fortune 500 CEO explains it can save millions in reduced health insurance … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ban on Free Condoms Jeopardizes Group’s Work With Catholic College

Ms. Lennox is part of Boston College Students for Sexual Health, an unofficial campus group formed in 2009 that has worked with campus offices like residential life and health services to … Continue reading

April 7, 2013 · Leave a comment


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