10.20.09. - Chapter 14

10.20.09. - Chapter 14 - 10/20/09 Chapter 14 Alexander...

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10/20/09 Chapter 14 Alexander Silkin Case Incident 1 - Dressing for Success 1. It seems that Cohen's management has not made it clear of what is deemed as appropriate clothing at a meeting, since "Cohen thought she had a good grip on her company's dress code" but she was wrong. If the dress code was clearly established, Cohen would have been wearing the right clothes to the meeting and there would be no issue in the first place. Instead, Cohen was wearing what she herself thought to be appropriate, and thus she was personally offended when her colleague turned her down. In this case Cohen had some right to be offended, however she must also understand the importance of dress codes at a work place to maintain discipline. 2. I agree with Cohen on the point that criticizing one's fashion is the same as criticizing the individual. After all, this is very similar to criticizing one's culture and looks, which is borderline racism. In today's world people have the right to wear whatever they want as long as they don't exceed
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10.20.09. - Chapter 14 - 10/20/09 Chapter 14 Alexander...

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