Preventing harassment in the Workplace

Preventing harassment in the Workplace

Updated Jun 08, 2020

Harassment is still pervasive in many workplaces—despite the fact that nearly every organization has an anti-harassment policy in place and offers related training. How can HR leaders—and leaders in general—proactively create safe and healthy workplaces? What are the standards required? In this course, the instructor explains how to approach this critical topic so that real, positive change can occur at your organization. He dives into the realities of harassment, defining what it actually is and why many targets choose not to report it. Discover how to help prevent harassment by placing a greater focus on culture in conjunction with policy and training. In addition, learn tips that can help you talk openly about behaviors so that you don't cross boundaries.

Learning objectives

• Explain why you should always think of sexual harassment in terms of power.

• Recognize how to justify discipline without abusing the rights of the person you are disciplining.

• Recall how to address the values of your workplace culture without challenging or creating negativity.

• Identify the benefits of paying attention to the body language of coworkers.

• Name the default position companies should take on managers dating subordinates.