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Should include examples of types of behavior that are unacceptable. A procedure for employees to use to report instances of harassment. A discussion of the disciplinary actions that will be taken when harassment has taken place. Copyright © 2018 by Thomas Edison State University. All rights reserved.
Commitment to educate and train organizational members about sexual harassment. Use a fair complaint procedure to investigate charges of sexual harassment. Should be managed by a neutral third party. Ensure complaints are dealt with promptly and thoroughly. Protect and fairly treat victims. Ensure that alleged harassers are fairly treated. When it has been determined that sexual harassment has taken place, take corrective action as soon as possible. Provide sexual harassment education and training to all organization members, including mangers. Suppliers vs. distributors vs. customers vs. representatives Suppliers – Individuals and organizations that provide an organization with the input resources it needs to produce goods and services. Global outsourcing – purchase or production of inputs or final products from overseas suppliers to lower costs and improve product quality / design. Distributors – organizations that help other organizations sell their goods. Customers – individuals and groups that buy the goods and services an organization produces. Representatives – individuals who work for the suppliers to sell goods. Forces in the global general environment (demographic, economic, etc.) (Page 130) Economic Forces – Interest rates, inflation, unemployment, economic growth and other factors that affect the general health and well-being of a nation or the regional economy of an organization. Technological Forces – Outcomes of changes in the technology managers use to design, produce or distribute goods and services. Technology – the combination of skills and equipment that managers use in designing, producing and distributing goods and services. Sociocultural Forces – pressure emanating from the social structure of a country or society or from the national culture. Social structure – the traditional system of relationships established between people and groups in a society. National Culture – set of values that a society considers important and the norms of behavior that are approved or sanctioned in that society. Demographic Forces – Outcomes of changes in, or changing attitude toward, the characteristics of a population, such as age, gender, ethnic origin, race, sexual orientation and social class. Political and legal forces – outcomes of changes in laws and regulations, such as deregulation of industries, privatization of organizations and increased emphasis on environmental protection.

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