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Selected Case

published: 25 Jun 2018

  • Topic: Leadership & Organisations
  • Industry: Retail trade
  • Region: Europe

The case follows the career path of Megha Malagatti, from her humble Indian origins as a member of the Dalit caste (known as “untouchables”) to a senior management position in a French luxury goods company – an improbable journey that speaks to her personal strengths, skills and qualifications, as well as the possibilities open to young women to make a career in the luxury goods industry irrespective of their background. It opens a window on gender diversity in the executive suite, highlighting the company culture of S.T.Dupont and the CEO who mentored her.

Pedagogical Objectives:
Gender diversity in the workplace and the executive suite.

Career, Luxury, India, Emotional Intelligence, Hindu, Mentor, Hr Professionals, Comité Colbert,, Alain Crevet, Untouchables, Coach, Sharon Flood