MANAGING FOR EFFECTIVE AND ETHICAL ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR Essay 12 Discrimination

MANAGING FOR EFFECTIVE AND ETHICAL ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR Essay 12 Discrimination

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MANAGING FOR EFFECTIVE AND ETHICAL ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR Essay 12 (Discrimination) MBA
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Ana and Lisa sue school for discrimination – this paper’s aim is to investigate the school’s liability. In this paper there will be a discussion concerning mostly the Agency Law, discrimination and negligence. Agency Law is a reflection of common law regarding agency which is found in the Restatement of Agency, which is a summary of the majority view of agency law in the United States that is followed by many courts in handling agency cases. We have to mention Title VII, before discussing discrimination issues. Title VII is a Portion of Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibiting employment discrimination. Title VII is “the basis for discrimination law and judicial decisions in such matters. Although it has been amended many times, its basic purpose is to prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, its basic purpose, sex, religion or national origin. First, I think that the school will be liable for not disclosing the information about the pastor. We know that, ”in order to cut the costs the school did not do a background check.” The real problem that the school will have to face with is the negligent hiring. According to Jennings, “Negligent hiring requires proof that the principal/employer hired an agent/employee whose background made him ill- suited for the position. If the agent/professor then harms one of his students, the college or university would be liable to the student for the failure to make a timely termination, suspension, or other action to remove the professor from the student contract or at least provide appropriate monitoring of the professor with the students.” Section 310 of the Restatement Second of Torts involves intentional conduct and provides that “an actor who makes a misrepresentation is subject to liability to another for physical harm which results from an act done by the other or a third person in reliance upon the truth of the representation, if the actor intends his statement to induce (a) or should realize that it is likely to
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This note was uploaded on 08/22/2011 for the course MGT 500 taught by Professor Weingarten during the Summer '11 term at DePaul.

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MANAGING FOR EFFECTIVE AND ETHICAL ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR Essay 12 Discrimination

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