Case Number Two - Case Number Two On women and girls p 111...

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Case Number Two: On “women” and “girls” p. 111 Present a brief summary of the case: You begin working in an office where the “Corporate Ethics and Business Ethics Policy Statement that “continued abuse of familiarities or diminutives” are a form of harassment that can create a hostile work environment” . Your supervisor George is a man in his sixties and his secretary Hazel is also in her sixties. George refers to his secretary and other women around the office as girls. This bothers you so you talk to George, telling him Hazel might not like to be called a girl, that she is a woman. He tells you that he calls her that to make her feel young, and then tells you that a young women as yourself would not want to be called a girl. You decide to ask Hazel her opinion on the situation. Her response is that it no longer bothers her. She is old and worked there a long time, and heard worst. “You know what the law says about such behavior, but putting the law aside for now, you wonder about the ethics of the situation” . Identify the primary ethical dilemma or challenged faced by the case’s main character: The ethical dilemma is to ignore the company law, and allow Hazel and other women to be treated that way, or report the harassment and possible be hated by your supervisor or fired. 1.
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