Case | HBS Case Collection | November 2007

Differences at Work: Emily (A)

by Sandra J. Sucher and Rachel Gordon

Abstract

In Differences at Work: Emily (A) HBS Case No. 9-408-014 Emily, a private equity analyst, reads disturbing, sexually focused emails written about her by work colleagues and acquaintances after they all attended a work-related social event. Emily debates what she should do.

Keywords: Moral Sensibility; Behavior; Decision Choices and Conditions; Organizational Culture; Problems and Challenges; Gender Characteristics;

Citation:

Sucher, Sandra J., and Rachel Gordon. "Differences at Work: Emily (A)." Harvard Business School Case 408-014, November 2007.