Because of your Good Looks

Published 28 May 2018
Reference 6403
Region North America
Summary

A male employee is accused of making and inappropriate remark to a female colleague. She withdraws her complaint when she learns it was based on a misunderstanding. The company nonetheless takes action against the male employee.

Teaching objectives

Illustrate the impact of misundertandings in the workplace. Provide a basis for discussing the ethics of accusation.

Keywords
  • Ethics
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual Discrimination
  • Gender
  • Misconduct
  • Q31718