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Case
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Reference no. E448
Subject category: Entrepreneurship
Published by: Stanford Business School
Originally published in: 2014
Version: 2 May 2013
Length: 6 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

1. Decision to transfer an African American employee to a different shift at the request of a customer that is uncomfortable with the employee's race; 2. What, if anything, to do about promoting an existing employee to become the protagonist's administrative assistant when the candidate is young and physically attractive, and other employees have voiced their belief that the protagonist has other motives when he does not; 3. How to handle an employee who accidentally broke the company 's travel and entertainment policy, after the protagonist has made it clear that it was a 'no second chances' policy; 4. Should the protagonist hire a female CFO after finding out that she is pregnant, when he also has the opportunity to hire an equally qualified male candidate?
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Abstract

1. Decision to transfer an African American employee to a different shift at the request of a customer that is uncomfortable with the employee's race; 2. What, if anything, to do about promoting an existing employee to become the protagonist's administrative assistant when the candidate is young and physically attractive, and other employees have voiced their belief that the protagonist has other motives when he does not; 3. How to handle an employee who accidentally broke the company 's travel and entertainment policy, after the protagonist has made it clear that it was a 'no second chances' policy; 4. Should the protagonist hire a female CFO after finding out that she is pregnant, when he also has the opportunity to hire an equally qualified male candidate?

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