Category: MCOMM610

Reflection Blog Post 3 (Week 5) – Does this Prove It?

As I am thinking about this week’s blog post, my mind goes to two concepts.  First that our hegemonic reality created by the Web 2.0 world is more like a cult than Stanley Deetz’ (1991) nation-state feudal system. Deetz’ analogy of corporations to a…

Bringing a Company Together through the Company Newsletter: Textual Analysis Project

Textual Analysis Introduction & Rationale Introduction Many companies have instituted the company newsletter as a way to communicate in a lasting way to their employees. But what’s in a newsletter? How does that really engage and empower employees? Throughout my full-time career, I have…

“‘What About Melissa?'” Reflection Blog (Week 3)

Simmons Insurance Group was lucky to get such a great employee. If Melissa’s managers were Theory X  managers, they would be baffled as to what to do with Melissa; she doesn’t fit any of their molds. But prescribing under the Human Resources Approach as…

Week 1 Blog -Technology forces people into jobs they love

When I was in undergrad in the 90’s, I had a desire to be a creative writer, maybe even for a science magazine because I love nature so much.  But because it was engrained in me that that kind of job wasn’t stable, I just got…