Organizational Communication in the News

Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

Mexican farmworkers strike over low wages, blocking harvest

The strike, which began Tuesday, has shut down schools and stores across the region and focused attention on alleged labor abuses at agribusinesses that export millions of tons of produce … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Emails Show Conflict Behind ExxonMobil’s Discrimination Policy Case

A vice president of ExxonMobil has lashed out at the head of an LGBT workplace rights organization that called the global oil company “the most antigay corporation in America” because … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tearing out asbestos with bare hands: Meet the boss from hell

The four immigrants who joined Menendez were fired last year by Benjamin H. Realty, a New Jersey apartment company, during a union organizing drive by the Laborers International Union of … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tools Of Victory: The Tech That Helped Turkish Protesters Save Taksim Square

But with protests continuing in Bosnia, Brazil and with wild scenes in Egypt as a nation faces another coup, democratic movements across the globe can learn from the how the Turkish protesters … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

Walmart’s Goodwill Tour: We Love Our Workers and America, Too

Still, the campaign raises interesting questions about Walmart and the perception of Walmart: Will the ad campaign “work”? And is it necessary? Does a company with such mammoth buying and … Continue reading

June 29, 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 A CEO Can Wreck A Brand In One Interview: Lessons From Abercrombie & Fitch Vs. Dove

So, what happened? As best as I can dissect it, the controversial Mr. Jeffries agreed to an interview with Salon in January of ’06 to celebrate the opening of A&F’s flagship store. … Continue reading

May 13, 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

Minority Groups and Bottlers Team Up in Battles Over Soda

Dozens of Hispanic and African-American civil rights groups, health advocacy organizations and business associations have joined the beverage industry in opposing soda regulation around the country in recent years, arguing … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

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