Citations with the tag: SEX role in the work environment
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- New law says managers can be personally liable...
Barquer, Phillip A. // Orange County Business Journal; 3/10/97, Vol. 20 Issue 10, pA-8
Focuses on efforts to stop harassment and discrimination in the workplace in California, highlighting a law which states that individual supervisors may be held personally liable in sexual harassment cases. Reference to a supervisor's liability court case; How the outcome of the case has...
- Ms. communication.
Gutfeld, Greg // Men's Health (10544836); May96, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p73
Focuses on how to deal with women co-workers in the work environment. Considerations in making fun in front of women co-workers; Mastering simple talk that appeals to women; Being aware of roughhousing; Importance of eye contact in women. INSETS: Directions? We don't need no stinking...
- Penalty standards for sexual harassment offences in unionized workplaces.
Taylor, K. Wayne // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations; Spring98, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p326
Focuses the types of penalty standards in use in workplaces in Canada over the period 1985-1995, to examine the issue of the type of penalties which should be assigned to sexual harassers in unionized workplaces. Standard penalty for sexual harassment involving touching; Conditions which...
- Watch out, guys.
Taylor, K. Wayne // State Legislatures; Jan97, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p11
Reports on the choices of people relating to the gender of their company superiors. Choice of female company heads in countries with female leaders.
- The men's room.
Taylor, K. Wayne // Glamour; Sep94, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p186
Focuses on the use of a facility called the Men's Room as male workers' refuge from female officemates. Topics discussed by men in the Men's Room; Tone of men's conversations; Men's behavior toward female coworkers; Definition of office decorum.
- Sexism: What's the word?
Taylor, K. Wayne // Sell!ng; Sep99, p7
Asserts that sexism is a reality in business and in workplaces. What constitutes sexist behavior; Characteristic of sexist behavior; How to handle sexism with customers and people at work.
- Employer beware of sexual harassment.
Gill, Brian // American Printer; Oct98, Vol. 222 Issue 1, p166
Discusses how to handle sexual harassment cases in the workplace. Landmark Supreme Court decision forcing companies to reevaluate their policies and procedures; Sexual misconduct by supervisors; Need for company to develop a training program for employees and supervisors. INSET: Sample...
- Judge Won't Dismiss Discrimination Suit Brought Against CIA.
Cort, Joan // Advocate; 5/15/84, Issue 394, p9
Reports that a Los Angeles, California-based federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit against the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), filed by a electronics engineer whose security clearance at his own workplace was revoked because of his being a gay. Claim of CIA against the court;...
- Business Success Moves Women Beyond Stereotypes.
Cort, Joan // Business Journal (Central New York); 05/04/2001, Vol. 15 Issue 18, p22
Editorial. Focuses on the success of women in business in New York. Effect on the women's roles; Changes in the definition of being a businesswoman; Movement into leadership in business.
- OPTIMAL TRAINING FOR OPPOSITE-SEX MANAGERS.
Berryman-Fink, Cynthia; Fink, Charles B. // Training & Development Journal; Feb85, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p26
Examines the steps needed for progressive organizations to provide their male and female managers with equal opportunities. Conducting needs assessment; Formulating objectives; Conducting training; Evaluation.
Moody, Laura // Marketing Event; Sep2001, p22
Focuses on the gender variation in Nomadic Display, a company in the exhibiting industry. Women who occupy senior positions in the company; Gender variation in specific departments.
- New approach urged on sexism in the police.
Hodges, Catharine // People Management; 02/23/95, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p20
Focuses on sexual discrimination and harassment of police women by other members of the police force in Britain. Outline of several cases of harassment of policewomen; Summary of the findings about harassment in Brown's book `Sex discrimination in the Police Force in England and Wales;'...
- Tribunals take a tougher line on sexual harassment.
Mordsley, Barry // People Management; 03/23/95, Vol. 1 Issue 6, p47
Focuses on liability of an organization on issues of sexual harassment in the workplace in Great Britain. Changes in the United Kingdom law on compensation payable for sexual harassment cases; Statement of a publication by the public sector union Unison on sexual harassment; Role of employers...
- Preventing Sexual Harassment: A Proactive Approach.
Licata, Betty Jo; Popovich, Paul M. // Training & Development Journal; May87, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p34
Describes a proactive approach to preventing sexual harassment in the workplace. Establishment of grievance and disciplinary procedures and organizational policies prohibiting sexual harassment; Application of role negotiation techniques as a means of resolving work-role/sex-role conflicts;...
- Spokane Organization Tackles Menopause as Workplace Issue.
Hatch, Addy // Journal of Business (10756124); 07/13/2000, Vol. 15 Issue 15, p12
Focuses on the Arc of Spokane seminar on menopause as a workplace issue in Spokane, Washington. Impact of menopause on workplace conditions; Statistics on the number of menopausal women in the year 2000; Symptoms of menopause; Purpose of the seminar.
- Where There's Smoke, There Must Be Fire: Rights of the Accused Sexual Harasser.
Veidt, Cynthia Wilson // Review of Litigation; Winter2000, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p71
Highlights the general consensus that employers in the U.S. have an affirmative obligation to protect the accusing victim at all costs, or else face liability under hostile work environment claims. Emergence of lawsuits filed by the accuses sexual harasser; Information on the potential causes...
- Handling sexual harassment.
Pope, Barbara Spyrido // Across the Board; Mar1996, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p57
Focuses on sexual harassment in the work place. Need to apologize on behalf of the company; Need to secure the confidentiality of the people involved.
- Courting, joking in workplace may become harassment.
Ball, Lawrence // Orange County Business Journal; 12/09/96, Vol. 19 Issue 50, pA-8
Focuses on how joking and courting in the workplace can become harassment. How sexual interest of another employee can become harassment; Advice to employers; Importance of a company having a policy describing harassment; Remedial action to take if harassment did occur.
- CAN THE GENDER GAP LESSEN THE DIGITAL DIVIDE?
Revenaugh, Mickey // Curriculum Administrator; Dec2001, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p27
Assesses the factors affecting digital divide gap between male and female in the United States. Increase on the number of women holding technical jobs; Difference between man and woman interaction with technology; Reluctance of teachers in embracing technology.
- Global Gender Gap Index.
Revenaugh, Mickey // Bahrain Country Review; 2011, p135
The article offers information on the global gender gap index which ranks the countries across the globe in terms of resources and opportunities among males and females.
- Harassment Should Be Employers' Biggest Fear.
Hoekman, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 10/02/2000, Vol. 18 Issue 40, p10
Reports on the Alliance for Health's Friday Forum on workplace sexual harassment in West Michigan. Psychological effects of sexual harassment; Definition of sexual harassment; Educational tools to promote awareness about sexual harassment.
- Communicating effectively at work.
Sanders, Jane // Hispanic Times Magazine; Oct/Nov1995, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p18
Explores how stereotypes affect perceptions and judgments of the opposite sex in the workplace. Existence of gender gaps in organizations particularly in communication; Ways with which to close the gap; Conditions when the problem occurs; Exercise demonstrating the effect of stereotypes on...
- Explanations of sexual harassment: Are they viable defenses?
Skoning, Gerald // HRMagazine; Jul98, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p130
Describes how alleged sexual harassers characterized their accusers and how those accused of harassment justified their behavior in the United States. Court interpretations of alleged harassers' reasons; Tests for determining whether workplace conduct creates a sexually hostile environment.
- Employers, Employees Warned That Safeguards Must Be Adopted To Avoid Sexual Harassment Suits.
Skoning, Gerald // Insurance Advocate; 4/29/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 16, p10
Focuses on the prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace.
- The keys to avoiding sexual harassment liability ... a ten step response to the new workplace rules.
Abel, Ashley B.; Claxton, Lisa R. // South Carolina Business Journal; Dec98, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p6
Provides tips for avoiding sexual harassment liability. Review of sexual harassment and anti-retaliation policy; Accountability of supervisors for compliance with sexual harassment and anti-retaliation policy; Training on sexual harassment prevention; Distribution and redistribution of sexual...
- Guidelines for conducting effective sexual harassment investigations.
Koen, Clifford M.; Morgan, James D. // Supervision; Jun97, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p6
Suggests guidelines for employee supervisors in conducting effective sexual harassment investigations. Need for a company policy on sexual harassment; Definition of sexual harassment according to the Civil Rights of 1964 of the United States; Guidelines for complaint procedures; Selection of...
- Labor law for supervisors.
Zachary, Mary-Kathryn // Supervision; Jan2000, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p22
Part II. Provides information on some of the areas of concern in traditional sex discrimination in work in the United States. Claims of equal pays between men and women in high position; Pregnancy discrimination claims; Performance standards.
- First Line of Defense.
Salopek, Jennifer J. // Training & Development; Mar2000, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p83
Reports on how managers can use the tool kit `Sexual Harassment: A Manager's Guide' to prevent and resolve claims of sexual harassment. Tips offered on how to create a safe workplace environment; Price of the kit; Contact information.
- Sexual Harassment in the Global Workplace: Attitudinal, Behavioral, and Cultural Considerations.
Silver, Lawrence S.; Valentine, Sean R. // International Journal of Management; Dec2000, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p494
Reviews the literature on sexual harassment and defined what is generally considered inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace. Sexual harassment and sex role stereotyping; Global considerations on the issue; Conclusions and implications for further research.
- UNDERSTANDING SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE: THE INFLUENCE OF POWER AND POLITICS WITHIN THE DYADIC INTERACTION OF HARASSER AND TARGET.
Thacker, Rebecca A.; Ferris, Gerald R. // Human Resource Management Review; Spring91, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p23
Presents a framework that systematically describes the behavior of both sexual harassers and their targets within the context of power and politics in a dyadic relationship. Explanation of the type of sexual harassment that will be exhibited within the dyad of harasser and target; Explanation...
- Overstepping the mark.
Thacker, Rebecca A.; Ferris, Gerald R. // People Management; 05/11/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 10, p18
Presents questions and answers on sexual harassment in the workplace. Dismissal of an employee who complained of sexism in the workplace; Liability of the supervisor in a sexual harassment case.
- IT SHOULD BE NURSES' SKILLS THAT COUNT, NOT THEIR GENDER.
Rees, Colin // Nursing Standard; 10/14/2009, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p32
No abstract available.
- The Comfort Zone.
Percy, Susan // Georgia Trend; Jul2003, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p13
This article focuses on the battle for gender equality in offices. Mostly the battle plays out with good humor. All parties are quick to discern which are the real thermostats and which are the dummy controls that are not joined any heating or cooling system on this planet. Some building...
- What to do when sexual harassment comes calling.
Laabs, Jennifer J. // Personnel Journal; Jul95, Vol. 74 Issue 7, p42
Provides suggestions on how to limit third party sexual harassment at work. Need for a company policy against sexual harassment; Reinforcement of the policy by training employees about sexual harassment; Company's liability in sexual harassment cases. INSETS: Avoiding sexual-harassment...
- SEX DIFFERENCES IN SUPERVISORY CONSIDERATION: A SHORT NOTE.
Ryder, Paul A. // Australian Journal of Management (University of New South Wales); Jun86, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p87
Abstract: This paper investigates sex effects in the role behaviours of practising managers: Do female managers show high levels of consideration, consistent with existing stereotypes? The literature suggests conversely that female managers are male-oriented in their approach. Using a matched...
- How employers can reduce sexual harassment claims.
Horner, Stephen P. // Fairfield County Business Journal; 4/3/95, Vol. 34 Issue 14, p18
Presents advice on the reduction of workplace sexual harassment claims to employers. Sex harassment as a growing problem in the workplace; Sex harassment according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Announcement of anti-sex harassment policy to employees; Employee training on the...
- Sexual harassment cases can be avoided.
Tinnin Jr., Robert P. // New Mexico Business Journal; Sep98, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p54
Offers advice on how employers can prevent sexual harassment cases based on labor laws in the United States. Qualifications of a sexual harassment case; Liability exposure of employers from the acts of supervisors; Defense arguments for employers; Court ruling on responsibility of employees in...
- Where are we now?
Segal, Jonathan A. // HRMagazine; Oct96, Vol. 41 Issue 10, p69
Offers advice for business enterprises on how to prevent sexual harassment from occurring in the workplace. Development of policy statements; Employee education; Setting of rules against dating; Restructuring of job descriptions; Liability insurance for harassment claims; Creation of...
- Relearning relationships.
Harris, Gloria G.; Tansey, David A. // HRMagazine; Sep97, Vol. 42 Issue 9, p116
Discusses how diversion programs providing individualized training and counseling can help show sexual harassers the error of their ways. Origin of the diversion approach; Elements of a diversion program; Importance of keeping an open mind when resolving sexual harassment complaints.
- Science, stratigraphy and the deep sequence: Excavation vs regional survey and the question of...
Moser, Stephanie // Antiquity; Dec96, Vol. 70 Issue 270, p813
Explores the issue of gendered practice in archaeology. Feminist archaeology and the social context of research; Differences between two founding figures of prehistory, John Mulvaney and Isabel McBryde; Dynamics of sex differentiation in the practice of science.
- Guard against harassment suits.
Johnstone, Andrea K. // Business NH Magazine; Dec94, Vol. 11 Issue 12, p18
Provides tips and suggestions on the formulation of a sexual harassment policy in the office. Defining lawful conduct; Need to encourage victims to come forward; Need for communication and education.
- Sheilas no more.
Vangelova, Luba // World & I; Jul96, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p234
No abstract available.
- Gender issues range from salary disparities to harassment.
Vangelova, Luba // InfoWorld; 11/01/99, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p78
Discusses gender-related issues in the workplace. Sex difference in management styles; Significance of gender training in business; Policy of sexual harassment in business. INSET: Sexual Orientation Issues.
Nickel, Hildegard Maria // Berliner Journal f�r Soziologie; 2001, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p3
The article introduces several reports published in this issue including one by Marilyn Rueschemeyer on women in Eastern Europe and one by Iris Peinl and Susanne V�lker on the relationship between gender and the work environment.
- Sexual Harassment And the Three Big Surprises.
Janove, Jathan W. // HR Magazine; Nov2001, Vol. 46 Issue 11, p123
Discusses the significance of the establishment of guidelines in the workplace to avoid sexual harassment lawsuits. Circumstances of sexual harassment lawsuits in the workplace; Characteristics of people who sue for sexual harassment; Attitude of victims of sexual harassment; Description of...
- WERE MEN MEANT TO MENTOR WOMEN?
Bowen, Donald D. // Training & Development Journal; Feb85, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p30
Relates the results of a study on the role of gender in employee training. Anticipating difficulty in finding males mentoring females; Identification and mentoring; Problems and benefits in other relationships perceived as resulting from mentor relationships.
- Sex Role Psychodynamics in Psychotherapy Supervision.
Abramowitz, Stephen I.; Abramowitz, Christine V. // American Journal of Psychotherapy; Oct1976, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p583
Supervision of the female psychotherapy neophyte is discussed in relation to sex role-exacerbated ambivalence toward the transition from classroom passive-dependency to self-reliance as a professional clinician. Supervisors are alerted to hostile-dependent strategies, such as seductive flattery,...
- When welcome conduct becomes unwelcome.
Zachary, Mary-Kathryn // Supervision; Sep97, Vol. 58 Issue 9, p16
Presents examples of labor law cases on sexual harassment in the workplace. Female employee's decision to discontinue consensual repartee with male employee; Female employee's own behavior found to cause sexually directed comments from her co-workers; Question as to what standard to apply in...
- Breaking a Taboo-Sexual Harassment Awareness in China.
Zachary, Mary-Kathryn // Women's International Network News; Autumn99, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p55
Focuses on the issue of sexual harassment at work in China. Recommendation given by Chen Kuizon, deputy director of the Standing Committee of the People's Congress of Jiangxi Province, regarding sexual harassment; Information on sexual harassment cases; Forms of sexual harassment.
- Responding to a sex harassment claim.
Kiernan, Katie // New Hampshire Business Review; 1/28/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p20
The article provides an answer to a question regarding sexual harassment by employers.