Implementing Sexual Harassment Policy: Challenges for the Public Sector Workplace

Implementing Sexual Harassment Policy: Challenges for the Public Sector Workplace

by Laura A. Reese, Karen E. Lindenberg
     
 

Laura A. Reese and Karen E. Lindenberg use case studies to focus on the implementation of sexual harassment policy in public sector organizations. Their approach is practical in its identification of problems and suggestions for solutions. The authors identify five major challenges to implementing sexual harassment policies and examine each, starting with a… See more details below

Overview

Laura A. Reese and Karen E. Lindenberg use case studies to focus on the implementation of sexual harassment policy in public sector organizations. Their approach is practical in its identification of problems and suggestions for solutions. The authors identify five major challenges to implementing sexual harassment policies and examine each, starting with a description and concluding with specific recommendations for overcoming the challenges in policy making. They then present a model of the policy implementation process to give the reader a broad, realistic picture of the environment in which implementation takes place.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761911449
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
09/22/1998
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1The Challenge of Sexual Harassment Policy Implementation1
2Methodology and the Challenges of Studying Sexual Harassment9
3The City and the University: The Contextual Background25
4Policy Implementation and Definitions of Sexual Harassment37
5Policy Implementation and Reporting Sexual Harassment61
6Policy Implementation and Employee Perceptions of the Sexual Harassment Policy Process83
7Policy Implementation and Gender Differences115
8Putting It All Together: Policy Implementation Models143
9Recommendations for Sexual Harassment Policy Implementation177
References197
Index203
About the Authors213

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