Impact Essay

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HRM201 – Tutorial 2 (Solutions) Group Activity 1. Working individually or in groups, respond to these three scenarios based on what you learned in Chapter 2. Under what conditions (if any) do you think the following constitute sexual harassment?(a) A female manager fires a male employee because he refuses her request for sexual favors. (b) a male manager refers to female employees as “sweetie” or “baby.” (c) Two male employees are overheard by a third female employee exchanging sexually oriented jokes. In answering the questions, the students should keep in mind the three main ways sexual harassment can be proved, as well as the steps the employee should take in alerting management. (LO 2.2; AACSB: Analytic Skills; Learning Outcome: Summarize the nature and effects of equal employment opportunity laws) 2. Working individually or in groups, discuss how you would set up an affirmative action program. It is important that students reach a decision of whether to use the good faith effort strategy or the quota strategy. Most experts would suggest the good faith effort strategy is the most legally acceptable approach. The following list of six actions should be demonstrated in the student plans: increasing the minority or female applicant flow; demonstrating top management support for the equal opportunity policy; demonstrating the equal opportunity commitment to the local community; keeping employees informed about the specifics of the affirmative action program; broadening the work skills of incumbent employees; and institutionalizing the equal employment policy to encourage supervisors’ support of it. (LO 2.7; AACSB: Multicultural and diversity understanding; Learning Outcome: Summarize the nature and effects of equal employment opportunity laws) Discussion Questions 1. Explain the main

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