Organizational Communication in the News

Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

Why CEOs Like Rex Tillerson Fail in Washington

The fact that Tillerson publicly clashed with Trump over everything from North Korea policy to relative IQ did nothing to make his job any easier, but his sorry legacy as secretary of state was … Continue reading

March 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Underclass Origins of the Little Black Dress

The little black dress (or LBD, as it is commonly abbreviated) was a uniform designed to keep certain women in their place. Only later was it co-opted as haute couture … Continue reading

October 13, 2017 · 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

Playing to type to make it in Hollywood

Gillespie, an author, casting director and self-described sherpa to creative people navigating their careers, coaches her students to hone a brand that oozes through everything they do, from the answers … Continue reading

March 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

LinkedIn: Choosing the perfect profile pic

These days, few recruiters won’t read your LinkedIn page before they call you in for an interview. Because of this, your first impression happens when they click on your profile and see … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bed Bath & Beyond Employee Quits In Style, Blasts Boss On Price Tag

A disgruntled Bed Bath & Beyond employee seemingly lost his wits before quitting his job and decided to let the world know how he really feels. The worker, who apparently … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

How to Measure for a President

When Gallup asked voters what they hoped for in a chief executive, they said honesty, consistency, and good morals. They put those qualities above experience and sound judgment. The darker … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

5 Ways Storytelling Can Boost Participation and Performance

Remember how the jury consultant, played by Gene Hackman, attempted to bribe jurors in the movie Runaway Jury?  It seems that jurors can be swayed by much less – by … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Techies Break a Fashion Taboo

Silicon Valley has long been known for semiconductors and social networks, not stilettos and socialites. But in a place where the most highly prized style is to appear to ignore … Continue reading

August 3, 2012 · Leave a comment


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