Don't make Texaco's $175 million mistake

Caudron, Shari
March 1997
Workforce (10928332);Mar1997, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p58
Investigates the racial discrimination case against Texaco Incorporated and reveals how discrimination is still widespread and can cost companies millions. Details on the diversity debacle at Texaco; Need for diversity initiatives; Cases showing how ignoring diversity can be costly. INSETS: Racial discrimination costs--Big time.;Minorities get overlooked more often..;Minorities climb a little higher...


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