Case | HBS Case Collection | November 2007

Differences at Work: Alex (A)

by Sandra J. Sucher and Rachel Gordon


At an interview for his dream job, Alex has been asked an inappropriate question by the interviewer. How will Alex handle the situation? Should he accept the position is offered?

Keywords: Prejudice and Bias; Behavior; Job Interviews; Ethics; Human Resources; Diversity; Power and Influence;


Sucher, Sandra J., and Rachel Gordon. "Differences at Work: Alex (A)." Harvard Business School Case 408-011, November 2007.