Organisations are coming to the uncomfortable realisation that years of sexual harassment training and ‘zero-tolerance’ policies have simply failed to work. So, is sexual harassment just an intractable problem? Or are employers just failing to grasp the nettle?
Bystanders can intervene to challenge inappropriate conduct in many different ways. This course explains why it’s important to take action if you witness unacceptable behaviour and sets out a range of effective strategies.
We all enjoy a bit of work banter from time to time. Sharing humour is a great way of getting to know each other at work, lightening the mood and boosting morale – but inappropriate jokes and remarks can be offensive and discriminatory and can leave people feeling hurt, humiliated and excluded.