Talk:Gallup (company)

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Merger proposal[edit]

The stub article about Gallup Europe should be merged because information about a subsidiary fits better in one artice about the parent organization —Preceding unsigned comment added by CZmarlin (talkcontribs) 03:07, 26 October 2007 (UTC) Sorry, I forgot to sign it last night! — CZmarlin 15:10, 26 October 2007 (UTC)

Agree. -Pgan002 (talk) 00:49, 9 April 2009 (UTC)
I've found Gallup Europe being merged. What about merger proposal from Gallup poll? I'd agree with that one too..  2aprilboy talk 12:46, 14 March 2010 (UTC)

Funding?[edit]

Where are Gallup polls funded from? This is an important issue that may bias the polls or at least public perception of the polls. I can't find anything about it on Gallup's website. -Pgan002 (talk) 00:51, 9 April 2009 (UTC)

Management, Board of Directors, top managers - Information, please?[edit]

Not much history of the last 15 years of the organization, nor its governance, Board of Directors, top managers, are easy to find. I have never been thwarted before in finding who runs an organization. Very odd. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Mydogtrouble (talkcontribs) 18:37, 5 September 2010 (UTC)

Article omits valid critcism[edit]

Article is mainly corporate propaganda; no discussion of valid criticism of Gallup methodology by Alan Abramowitz (Alben W. Barkley Professor of Political Science at Emory University)Swantamer (talk) 19:11, 31 May 2011 (UTC)swantamer.

No he actually said, "The Gallup Poll should be commended for making their internals available to interested observers for secondary analysis -- few other polling organizations are so generous with their data. And to be fair to Gallup, they have cautioned that these results are not a prediction of what will happen on Election Day, only a snapshot of current voter attitudes." Rjensen (talk) 00:35, 1 June 2011 (UTC)

Further Reading, by Jim Clifton[edit]

The Coming Jobs War ISBN-13: 978-1595620552 Publisher: Gallup Press (October 4, 2011) 97.87.29.188 (talk) 22:49, 7 November 2011 (UTC)

Move?[edit]

The following discussion is an archived discussion of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on the talk page. Editors desiring to contest the closing decision should consider a move review. No further edits should be made to this section.

The result of the move request was: Move The Gallup Organization to Gallup (company). There is clear consensus that "Organization" needs to be dropped, but no consensus this is the primary topic for "Gallup". This parenthetical was the best supported of the suggested options. Cúchullain t/c 16:27, 20 November 2012 (UTC)



– Our company goes by "Gallup" rather than "The Gallup Organization." "Gallup is more recognizable. It would be great if we could redirect "The Gallup Organization" page to the "Gallup" page. --Relisted Cúchullain t/c 18:54, 23 October 2012 (UTC)206.205.24.242 (talk) 20:31, 9 October 2012 (UTC)

If moved it should be at Gallup (organization) since there is no evidence that this is the primary meaning of the term Gallup.--199.91.207.3 (talk) 17:29, 10 October 2012 (UTC)
  • Support, per WP:PRIMARYTOPIC and the Google rankings for Gallup -wikipedia. It looks like the company dropped the word "organization" a few years back. Here is the relevant page on their Website. Kauffner (talk) 10:35, 11 October 2012 (UTC)
  • Question If you want to move this page to Gallup, this means that we already have to move the current page Gallup to Gallup (disambiguation). This should only be done if the subject of this article were the WP:PRIMARYTOPIC. PRIMARY is usually indicated if it is "more likely than all the other topics combined to be the topic sought when a reader searches for that term". Can you show that this is the case here? --RJFF (talk) 07:48, 16 October 2012 (UTC)
  • Support per Kauffner. Indeed the current Gallup should be moved to Gallup (disambiguation); I'll add this to the request. --BDD (talk) 19:18, 16 October 2012 (UTC)
  • Comment. The guideline does not say that a the primary topic must be more likely to be sought than all the other topics combined. If A implies B, it does not follow that B implies A. If you google Gallup -wikipedia, everything on the first two pages of results refers to the organization, Gallup, New Mexico, or to Gallup Park in Ann Arbor. The organization got 39,146 page views in the last 90 days, while the town got 19,109. We don't have an article, or even a section of an article, for Gallup Park. Kauffner (talk) 19:26, 16 October 2012 (UTC)
  • Unsure. I suspect the primary topic is Gallup Poll, as suggested by an IP above. Andrewa (talk) 06:15, 31 October 2012 (UTC)
  • Move to "Gallup, Inc." or "Gallup (company)" per Wikipedia:Naming conventions (companies): "When disambiguation is needed, the legal status, an appended "(company)", or other suffix can be used to disambiguate ... If the legal status is used to disambiguate, it should be included in the article title using the company's own preference." DrKiernan (talk) 15:47, 18 November 2012 (UTC)
  • Move to "Gallup (company)" this may be the simplest solution. Rjensen (talk) 16:51, 18 November 2012 (UTC)
  • Support move to Gallup (company) per DrKiernan's argument based on WP:NCCORP. --213.196.194.37 (talk) 18:58, 18 November 2012 (UTC)
The above discussion is preserved as an archive of a requested move. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section on this talk page or in a move review. No further edits should be made to this section.