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Description: OAKLAND, Calif. — Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has settled a series of shareholder lawsuits over its handling of sexual harassment claims, agreeing to greater oversight by its board of directors in future cases of sexual misconduct and committing to spend $310 million over the next decade on corporate diversity programs.


Date: Sep 25, 2020


Questions for discussion:

  • What does this decision mean in practical terms for management at Alphabet?
  • What lessons should be learned by managers at other firms?