Promotion of female executive: an executive`s tough decision

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Running head: Promotion of Female Executive: An Executive`s Tough Decision

Promotion of Female Executive: An Executive`s Tough Decision
This case was written by Professor Jay Paul Kermit Pence Dudgeon
A Firm based in Queretaro, Mexico

Promotion of Female Executive: An Executive`s Tough Decision
Abstract
Esteban was the administrative general manager of a large Mexican engineeringfirm based in Queretaro, Mexico called MoCorp, S.A. de C.V. The Chief Executive Officer of MoCorp, Matt Montoya, had charged Esteban with forming a committee to review internal promotions and selections, for see who can take the manager position at the new plant in Hermosillo, Sonora. He wanted the new manager was a women, because in this firm does not exist a women in any workplace.
In Mexicoexist discrimination for women that want work, because in the Mexican companies, only four had women on their Executive Board.
After Esteban received the application were two candidates for take the workplace, a women call Alejandra and a men call Raul, in the committee one of the integrates want give the job to Raul, because he had more things to consider that Alejandra. But the others wants wantgive to Alejandra, because she have a lot more experience in MoCorp, she had been working as an assistant manager at MoCorp`s Saltillo plant for 8 years.
Esteban need make a decision because have four days, for to decide who can go to manage the plant in Hermosillo.

Promotion of Female Executive: An Executive`s Tough Decision
The dilemma is that Esteban need see who can take the managerposition at the new plant in Hermosillo, Sonora. He wanted the new manager was a women, because in this firm does not exist a women in any workplace.
He had a committee for this job, but when they had the applications, only exist two candidates for go to the workplace in Hermosillo.
Those two candidates were Alejandra and Raul; they saw how can be the most able for take that position, and will beexplain the things that the committee considered for selected those two candidates:
Alejandra: Her had been working as an assistant manager at MoCorp`s Saltillo plant for 8 years, had a Master degree in Industrial Engineering from the National University of Nuevo Leon. She spoke no English, was married and has four children. In the interview she demonstrated superior knowledge of the duties of plantmanager and, naturally because of her time with MoCorp and has congruence with the company`s mission and goals.
Raul: His had a MBA from Harvard University in the United State, had managed a small appliance production facility for a Korean firm for four years. His was impressive in his personal interviews, he had never been to Hermosillo, he was single and his superiors gave him excellent reviewsand high recommendations.
The committee could not arrive at a consensus and Esteban was alone and had the challenge for conclude who can go to Hermosillo, for take the manager position at the new plant. This case takes place in MoCorp, S.A. in Mexico.
Mexican discrimination law According to Mexican labour law, worker protections against discriminatory employer practices apply to the followingphases of employment: hiring, establishment of working conditions, promotions and firing.
Promotion of Female Executive: An Executive`s Tough Decision
To which Mexico is a signatory, stipulates that the terms “employment” and “occupation,” when used in describing discriminatory conduct, includes application and hiring at work and in different occupations. Likewise, the Convention on theElimination of All Forms of
Discrimination against Women obliges Member States to take the necessary measures for women to enjoy the same conditions of equality as men, to have access to the same employment opportunities, and to have the same selection criteria applied to them as are applied to men.
Under Mexican law, discriminatory practices are not allowed in the provision of labour conditions for...
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