In this video, learn why an assessment is important, and how to conduct one that maximizes participation and builds trust in leadership.
- Step number one in harassment prevention … is a culture assessment. … It's a good idea to understand … what your culture is like now, … and whether your prevention efforts so far … are sending the right message. … Ignorance is not bliss. … Knowledge is power. … And the more you know about your culture, … the more strategic your actions can be. … If you're already doing a survey, … check through the questions you're asking … and determine if any of them speak … to your harassment prevention efforts. … If you're not doing a survey of any kind currently, … I recommend you start. … Either way, consider asking survey takers … to rate statements like, "How comfortable or uncomfortable … "would you feel to talk to a coworker who did … "or said something moderately inappropriate? … "How comfortable or uncomfortable would you feel … "to report harassment to your manager? … "How positive or negative is your workplace?" … I've provided more details on these … and other questions in the exercise files. …
- 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.