You, a manager in one of the top IT firms in the country, are tasked with hiring new recruits for an upcoming project. You find that the company has given tacit instructions of not hiring female candidates in view of the new maternity law passed by the Government. You find this highly objectionable and lodge a protest with people in the higher management but they are firm as they want to cut down all the unnecessary costs. Based on this information, answer the following questions: (a) Identify the stakeholders and their interests in the situation. (b) What are the dilemmas that a recruiting manager may face in such a scenario? (c) What are the different options available to you? Which one will you pursue and why? 10 marks

Mentor’s comment-

  • In the introduction briefly explain the case study.
  • In the body, list stakeholders like the hiring manager, the company, female candidates, government and the society . List their interests. Discuss the dilemma(s) you are facing. List the available options, analyze each in the light of given circumstances and ethical conduct. Choose the one which you may pursue.
  • Conclude with a fair and balanced solution.
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Divya G
Divya G
1 year ago