Experiential activities help students understand workplace diversityThis book shows readers how to create an inclusive work environment and culture that can value and leverage the contributions of all members, regardless of personal characteristics that are not pertinent to the job. To achieve this, the book provides a comprehensive set of learning activities that address issues related to workplace diversity.  Drawing on a variety of work settings, including both business and not-for-profit organizations, Managing a Diverse Workforce, Third Edition will be an invaluable asset for human resource development courses in departments of management, public administration, and human services. It is a perfect companion to core texts on workforce diversity, including Gary Powell's Women and Men in Management, Fourth Edition (SAGE).

Dealing with Sexually Oriented Behavior

Dealing with sexually oriented behavior
  • To examine personal reactions to workplace situations with sexual overtones.
  • To examine personal and legal definitions of sexual harassment.
Preparation:Complete questionnaire
Time:60 to 75 minutes


Sexual harassment occurs when one individual directs unwelcome sexual attention toward another. In recent years, incidents involving a U.S. president, a Supreme Court nominee, a senator, military officers, professional athletes, and corporate chief executive officers have received considerable publicity. Although most people recognize that a line needs to be drawn between acceptable and unacceptable sexually oriented behavior in the workplace, the question remains as to exactly what types of behavior constitute sexual harassment. In other words, where should the line be drawn?

Sexual harassment is a pervasive phenomenon. Although the proportion of women who ...

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