ERIC Number: ED206960
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Sexual Harassment in the Federal Workplace: Is It a Problem? A Report of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board Office of Merit Systems Review and Studies.
Mathis, Patricia A.; Prokop, Ruth T.
This report represents the culmination of a year-long evaluation of the nature and extent of sexual harassment in the federal government. The various chapters explore the: (1) attitudes of federal employees toward sexual harassment; (2) extent of sexual harassment in the federal workplace; (3) characteristics of victims and perpetrators of sexual harassment; (4) perceptions and responses of victims to incidents of harassment; (5) impact of harassment on the victim and the dollar cost of sexual harassment to the federal government; and (6) views of federal employees regarding potential remedies and their effectiveness. The final chapter provides a summary of findings, conclusions and recommendations. The appendices contain the methodology, definitions, survey questionnaire, additional statistical analyses, official policy documents, agency actions, a literature review, and an annotated bibliography. (Author/NRB)
Descriptors: Employed Women, Employee Attitudes, Federal Government, Government Employees, Individual Characteristics, Job Satisfaction, Prevention, Sex Differences, Sex Discrimination, Social Problems, Surveys, Work Environment
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402 ($6.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Merit Systems Protection Board, Washington, DC.