Sunnyvale

TitleSunnyvale
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsHarris, CE, Pritchard, MS, Rabins, MJ
PublisherWadsworth
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsCareers , Diversity , Employer/Employee , Employer/Employee Relationships , ENGINEERING , Organizational , safety , Women
AbstractWhen Jim Grimaldi, projects manager in the Sunnyvale divison of Universal Corporation learns that in two weeks headquarters is sending him an project engineering, Joan Dreer who will be supervising groups of engineers working in automotive brake design, he is apprehensive. The male engineers in his department inform him that they don't like the idea of a woman supervising their work.
NotesCase from Harris, Charles, Michael Pritchard and Michael Rabins. Engineering Ethics: Concepts and Cases. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 2000. Available from the Wadsworth website.
URLhttp://wadsworth.com/philosophy_d/templates/student_resources/0534605796_harris/cases/Cases/case17.htm
Abbreviated Case NameSunnyvale
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