It's About Respect: Recognizing Harassment in a Diverse Workplace
Run time: 21 Minutes
The story takes place in a typically diverse organization. Four employees have been invited to a training session on harassment. When they realize that the HR manager in charge of the training is going to be late, they begin to look through the training material and tackle the subject on their own. They discover that each of them has witnessed or been a party to harassment in the past.
The viewer witnesses the examples of harassing behavior via several flashback scenarios. Through personal revelation and discussion, the four employees expand their understanding of harassment and it's painful effects. Their refreshingly realistic moments of "realization" result in mutual agreement on the logical and easily implementable ways to avoid and prevent harassment in their workplace.
Through this storyline, participants will see how harassment can take the form of jokes, negative stereotyping, hostile acts or simple thoughtless comments and how the ultimate outcome is the same. In addition to the costs associated with legal liability, harassment has a profound negative effect on individuals, inflicting emotional stress, lowering employee morale and reducing productivity at work.
The video & training package will help employees learn how to:
- Define harassment.
- Identify the various types and forms of harassment.
- Understand the financial and hard-to-measure costs of harassment.
- Follow practical guidelines to prevent harassment.
- Respond if they witness or become victims to harassment.