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Unformatted text preview: t people between the ages of discriminate 49-69. 49-69 27 ETHICAL ISSUES AND ETHICAL DILEMMAS IN BUSINESS DILEMMAS 3. Many companies have affirmative action 3. programs that seek to recruit, hire, train and promote qualified individuals from groups that promote have endured the most of discrimination. endured These programs may be mandated from the federal These level, but many companies opt to implement them voluntarily. voluntarily Discrimination can be a major ethical issue in Discrimination business when companies use race or other factors to discriminate against their customers. discriminate 28 ETHICAL ISSUES AND ETHICAL DILEMMAS IN BUSINESS DILEMMAS H. Sexual harassment is a repeated, unwanted H. behavior of a sexual nature perpetrated upon behavior one individual by another. one It is a form of sex discrimination that violates U.S. It Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In Malaysia, sexual harassment is punishable under In Section 509 of the Penal Code. Section The Ministry of Human Affairs has also prepared The and issued a Code of Practice on the Prevention and Eradication of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace containing in-house guidelines. Workplace 29 ETHICAL ISSUES AND ETHICAL DILEMMAS IN BUSINESS DILEMMAS 1. To establish sexual harassment, an employee must 1. understand the definition of a hostile work environment, for which three criteria must be met: environment a. The conduct was unwelcome a. conduct b. The conduct was severe, pervasive, and regarded b. conduct and by the claimant as so hostile or offensive as to alter hostile his or her conditions of employment his c. The conduct was such that a reasonable person c. would find it hostile or offensive would 30 ETHICAL ISSUES AND ETHICAL DILEMMAS IN BUSINESS DILEMMAS 2. The key ethical issue within sexual harassment is 2. called dual relationship, which is defined as a dual which personal, loving, and/or sexual relationship personal, with someone with whom you share professional responsibilities. professional An unethical dual relationship is one where the An relationship cause...
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