What are some of the real and potential costs of this incident? (answer in detail is much appreciated.)?

Conversation 1 (After interviewing a male candidate) VP:He's really quite hotshot. i was really impressed with his resume and qualifications. i hope you're not offended,Jones, that he's a man and all, but u know, i think men are better suited for the sales and marketing position. Jones:what does being a man have to do with this? why don't you think a women could do just as good as a job? VP:Well i think that male sales director are better able to handle the pressures from diffrent constituents. Sometimes they have to be a little more aggressive and forceful in their dealings. Conversations 2 (after interviewing a female candidate) VP:i like her qualifications she seems very competent, but we're not hire her. keep her resume in file,through she's mt type. Jones:what do you mean? VP:well she is blond,which i personally like, and more mature.with older woman you don't have to deal with all the problems, like pregnancy and family,that younger women have.

Asked By: Adrian Su - 9/20/2007
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It's a textbook case of discrimination based on gender. Were there to be litigation, and were a legal recording of this to be available and were it to be authenticated and admitted as evidence, the case might as well be over... More
Answered By: David B - 9/20/2007
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