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committee member pointed out that hiring Alejandra would provide a good role model for
other female employees at MoCorp, and for all young business women in Mexico,
especially those who are considering working toward their MBAs and will be working as
managers in the future. Finally, another committee member, a man, walked out of the
meeting, angry at the notion that the woman was even being considered over the man.
Esteban had a real dilemma that needed to be resolved soon because the CEO of MoCorp
wanted the selection of the Hermosillo manager to be made by the end of the week. In
other words, Esteban had four days to make a decision: not enough time to make further
inquiries or additional interviews with the two candidates. On the one hand, he felt that
Alejandra deserved the opportunity to manage the plant, not only because of her dedication
to the company and experience, but because she was a woman. Not only had Matt
suggested that a woman manager would be welcome, but Esteban truly felt that Mexican
women had been and are discriminated against in the workplace. He felt this reality even
more strongly as he had a working wife and two daughters, whom he wanted to see grow
up and have all the opportunities...
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