Organizational Communication in the News

Case Studies of Organizations and Organizational Communication in the Media

These Conservative Christians Are Opposed to Trump—and Suffering the Consequences

America’s divided political environment has made many religious organizations sensitive about what their employees say and do. “A lot of church leaders are wanting to play it especially safe and … Continue reading

February 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Frat Of Their Own: Muslims Create A New Space On Campus

Toga parties and keg stands have become stereotypes of college fraternities. But Ali Mahmoud had something else in mind when he founded Alpha Lambda Mu, the first social Muslim fraternity … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Abercrombie Dress Code Enables Discrimination, Insiders Say

Even in the teen fashion industry, where retail workers are expected to wear the style of clothes they sell, Abercrombie & Fitch stands out for its draconian dress code. Company … Continue reading

February 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

French recycling company adopts ‘secularism charter’

Paprec, a recycling company in the northern Paris suburb of La Courneuve, became France’s first privately-owned business to adopt a so-called “secularism charter” on Tuesday, which forbids its employees from … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quebec’s proposed charter violates religious freedom, says rights watchdog

The PQ proposal to ban teachers, bureaucrats, police officers, nurses, doctors and others whose salary is paid by tax dollars from wearing turbans, kippas, hijabs, crucifixes and other religious symbols … Continue reading

October 27, 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

In Malpractice Case, Catholic Hospital Argues Fetuses Aren’t People

But when it came to mounting a defense in the Stodghill case, Catholic Health’s lawyers effectively turned the Church directives on their head. Catholic organizations have for decades fought to … Continue reading

January 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Goshen Hospital Employees Fired After Refusing Mandatory Flu Shot

The age-old debate between personal liberty and public responsibility has found contentious new participants: health care workers. The debate recently reached a fever pitch after eight employees at Indiana University Health … Continue reading

January 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

9 Religious Companies (Besides Chick-fil-A)

Many folks know that Chick-fil-A, which recently kicked up a controversy by giving food to a group opposed to gay marriage, has a proud Christian identity. It’s been branded into … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · Leave a comment


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