Supplement | HBS Case Collection | November 2007

Differences at Work: Allie (C)

by Sandra J. Sucher and Rachel Gordon


In Differences at Work: (C) HBS Case No. 9-408-056 Allie decides not to pursue a sexual harassment charge and instead remedies the situation by transferring to the marketing division in her company. She reflects on how powerless the situation made her feel and how it has made her extremely cautious about workplace interactions.

Keywords: Emotions; Ethics; Working Conditions; Rank and Position; Power and Influence;


Sucher, Sandra J., and Rachel Gordon. "Differences at Work: Allie (C)." Harvard Business School Supplement 408-056, November 2007.