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Dealing with Resistance to Sexual Harassment Avoidance Training

The vice-president of human resources asked you, the director of training, to develop a sexual harassment training program for the company. During your needs analysis you discover that most of the executives do not believe they need this training and do not plan to attend. You identify a couple of instances in which an executive's behavior seems bordering on sexual harassment. You discuss your findings with the VP, who asks you to come back with a strategy for dealing with the resistance to training. Develop your response and present it in your discussion forum.

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One of the most important tasks to overcome resistance among employees is to make them aware or educate them about the importance of sexual harassment and implications of non-compliance. This can be done by organizing information session and resolving all apprehensions, queries ...

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This 169-word solution gives general advice about how to incentivise people to attend such training and the importance of being aware of what does and does not constitute sexual harassment.