You are the Assistant human resource manager for Proctor and Gamble. One of your tasks is to monitor the e-mail of all employees. You have discovered an e-mail that you would consider "sexual harassment," which was sent from one employee to another. What specific action steps would you take in this situation? What are your ethical responsibilities under these circumstances?
The situation needs to be immediately handled. As the manager, it is your obligation, since you are now aware of the situation, to take immediate action. The person to whom the email was directed should be talked to privately. The employee needs to be encouraged in a non-confrontational email about the email. Your goal at this point should be to try and get the employee to be as open and honest with you as possible, about ...
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