Discuss Managing Equal Opportunity

Week 2 – Assignment: Discuss Managing Equal Opportunity

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After reading your text and perusing the EEOC website, answer the discussion questions found on page 50 of your textbook. Be sure to answer all eight questions (2-1, 2-1, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 2-6, 2-7, 2-8).

As you answer these questions, relate them to a sports environment and more specifically intercollegiate athletics.

Length: Each question 1/2-1 page; total of 5-8 pages, not including title and reference pages.

References: Minimum of 3-5 scholarly references  

2-1. Present a summary of what employers can and cannot legally do with respect to recruitment, and selection, promotion and layoff practices.

2-2. Explain the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission enforcement process.

2-3. List five strategies for successfully increasing diversity of the workforce.

2-4. What is Title VII? What does it state?

2-5. What important precedents were set by the Griggs v. Duke Power Company case? The Albemarle v. Moody case?

2-6. What is adverse impact? How can it be proven?

2-7. Explain the defenses and exceptions to discriminatory practice allegations.

2-8. What is the difference between affirmative action and equal employment opportunity?

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