Prestigious Companies Treated Differently in Court

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode undefined

  • Apr 24, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 16:04 mins

Guest: Brayden King, PhD, Professor of Management and Organization, Max McGraw Chair of Management and the Environment, Northwestern University Google is facing several lawsuits over gender discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace. Remember how Google’s motto was “Don’t be evil”? Now it’s “Do the right thing.” So what happens when a successful, well-respected company that holds itself up as a pillar of the community, goes before a jury on allegations that it did not do the right thing? Does prestige buy a company some benefit of the doubt? Or does a prestigious company get judged more harshly because we expect more of them?

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