Week 2 – Assignment: Discuss Managing Equal Opportunity
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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