Supplement | HBS Case Collection | November 2007

Differences at Work: Ben (B)

by Sandra J. Sucher and Rachel Gordon


In Differences at Work: Ben (B) HBS Case No. 9-408-043 Ben shares his colleague's comment with another colleague who empathizes with Ben's discomfort but dismisses the remark as a joke, leaving Ben to decide whether he wants to confront his colleague.

Keywords: Employees; Conflict and Resolution; Perception;


Sucher, Sandra J., and Rachel Gordon. "Differences at Work: Ben (B)." Harvard Business School Supplement 408-043, November 2007.