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Understanding and Managing Diversity

Business & economics


by
Catherine Mattiske

Book Details

Format: EPUB

File size: 6.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Anti-discrimination legislation prohibits sexual and racial harassment, and victimization of those who complain. EEO and harassment policies hold all employees and contractors personally responsible for striving for a workplace free from discrimination and harassment. Codes of Conduct establish expectations for personal and professional behavior both on the job and in the social context of work. In order to avoid liability for the actions of employees, employers must take an active role in informing staff so they clearly understand what behavior constitutes unlawful harassment and what the likely consequences will be if the policy or the law is breached. This Learning Short-take will assist you to understand and manage workplace diversity and apply effective behaviors and processes that aims for fairness and respect for all. The Learning Short-take is designed for completion in approximately 90 minutes. Learning Objectives • List at least three reasons why workplace diversity is important to business. • Define different types of workplace harassment, discrimination, vilification, victimization and bullying. • List six potential scenarios of workplace behaviors that are prohibited. • Discuss the responsibilities of employees and managers. • Identify and list the steps to gaining assistance if confronted by a workplace diversity issue.

Anti-discrimination legislation prohibits sexual and racial harassment, and victimization of those who complain. EEO and harassment policies hold all employees and contractors personally responsible for striving for a workplace free from discrimination and harassment. Codes of Conduct establish expectations for personal and professional behavior both on the job and in the social context of work. In order to avoid liability for the actions of employees, employers… (more)

Anti-discrimination legislation prohibits sexual and racial harassment, and victimization of those who complain. EEO and harassment policies hold all employees and contractors personally responsible for striving for a workplace free from discrimination and harassment. Codes of Conduct establish expectations for personal and professional behavior both on the job and in the social context of work. In order to avoid liability for the actions of employees, employers must take an active role in informing staff so they clearly understand what behavior constitutes unlawful harassment and what the likely consequences will be if the policy or the law is breached. This Learning Short-take will assist you to understand and manage workplace diversity and apply effective behaviors and processes that aims for fairness and respect for all. The Learning Short-take is designed for completion in approximately 90 minutes. Learning Objectives • List at least three reasons why workplace diversity is important to business. • Define different types of workplace harassment, discrimination, vilification, victimization and bullying. • List six potential scenarios of workplace behaviors that are prohibited. • Discuss the responsibilities of employees and managers. • Identify and list the steps to gaining assistance if confronted by a workplace diversity issue.

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