Review the following lecture:
- Workplace Harassment
The project assignment provides a forum for analyzing and evaluating relevant topics for this week on the basis of the course competencies covered.
Instances of hostile work environments in large organizations are often reported in the news. Human resource managers can learn a great deal about the prevention of hostile environments in their own organizations by studying â€œwhat went wrongâ€ in others.
Turn to current events in the news to find a case of a hostile work environment at a major organization.
- Identify the organization and share the facts reported including both points of view.
- Analyze the facts using the law of hostile work environment.
- Explain whether this is a case of pervasive multiple acts or a single severe act while identifying the protected classes involved.
- Justify your view on what should have been done to prevent the hostile environment as well as your advice on how to prevent a reoccurrence of the incident in the future.