Organizational Communication in the News

Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

What Happens When Millennials Run the Workplace?

Mic’s staff of 106 looks a lot like its target demographic: trim 20-somethings, with beards on the men and cute outfits on the women, who end every sentence with an … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wall Street vs. Its Employees’ Privacy

An unlikely alliance of regulators and industry groups is seeking to carve out exemptions in state laws that would allow certain financial firms to sidestep bans on looking at the … Continue reading

April 22, 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

BYOD Privacy: Are You Being Watched?

Is your employer (a.k.a. Big Brother) tracking your every move through your “Bring Your Own Device” smartphone? Mobile technology makes it possible, and four out of five people believe this … Continue reading

October 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Facebook, Gilt Flashed My Granny Panties: Why That’s A Problem (And Not For The Reason You’d Think)

It goes without saying that among all the things I’d want to publicize to my 1,300 Facebook acquaintances, my need for tummy-tucking, industrial-strength granny panties doesn’t make the list. Forget … Continue reading

September 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Navy Seals: A battle for the conscience

Deep inside the military’s special operations forces there is a crisis of conscience unfolding. The publication of “No Easy Day,” a former Navy SEAL’s account of the raid that killed … Continue reading

September 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Facebook Sponsored Stories Ads To Be Opt-Out, Thanks To Lawsuit

Facebook Inc has agreed to allow users more control over how their personal information is used in its “Sponsored Stories” ad feature, part of a deal to resolve litigation against … Continue reading

June 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

Look Before You ‘Like’ – Your Employer May Start to Monitor You

A few days ago, Gartner released a report that finds that monitoring employee behavior in digital environments is on the rise: Sixty percent of corporations are expected to implement formal programs for … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Facebook Forced To Let Users Vote On Privacy Changes

Facebook is letting its nearly 1 billion users vote on changes to its privacy policy. The previously announced changes include new sections explaining how it uses people’s information. The updates … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 · Leave a comment


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