A Policy Is Not Enough: Leading A Respectful Workplace
Too many organizations are learning the hard way that the actions (or inactions) of their leaders can create tremendous liability for the organization when it comes to workplace harassment. In US Supreme Court rulings, the court made clear that organizations can be held liable for the supervisors’ behavior, even if they had no knowledge of that behavior.
It’s not enough for an organization to draft a policy against harassment. Organizations today must ensure that all of their leaders are proactively working to create and lead a respectful workplace, one free from harassment and discrimination.
- Prepares leaders to lead a respectful workplace.
- Learn to model respectful behavior in the workplace.
- Coach employees to avoid disrespectful behavior.
- Respond immediately to situations that could lead to harassment claims.