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Business Ethics: Principles of Management, Sexual Harassment and Identity

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1. There are two basic types of sexual harassment that can occur in the workplace. Distinguish between these two types, and give two specific examples of each that could occur in a business setting.

2. Identify and describe the sources of differences in ethics between people, companies, and nations.

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Types of Sexual Harassment

Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment: "Quid pro quo" means "this for that." Persons in authority sometimes offer subordinates or potential employees the opportunity to be hired or to advance on the job in exchange for sexual favors.
This is an abuse of authority and is also an illegal act.

Hostile Environment Sexual Harassment: With this form of harassment, the person in authority creates a hostile for the person they are targeting, either by ...

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We discuss and distinguish between the two basic types of sexual harassment that can occur in the workplace. We identify and describe the sources of differences in ethics between people, companies, and nations.

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