Case | HBS Case Collection | November 2007 (Revised July 2009)

Differences at Work: Martin (A)

by Sandra J. Sucher and Rachel Gordon


Martin, a gay man who was not out at his Italian firm, witnesses his division manager deliver a homophobic comment to his boss. He wonders what he should do.

Keywords: Prejudice and Bias; Behavior; Managerial Roles; Ethics; Gender; Diversity; Power and Influence;


Sucher, Sandra J., and Rachel Gordon. "Differences at Work: Martin (A)." Harvard Business School Case 408-019, November 2007. (Revised July 2009.)