ERIC Number: EJ772439
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Aug
Reference Count: 34
The Compelling Argument for Harassment Prevention Training: Implications for Instructional Designers
Sample, John A.
Performance Improvement, v46 n7 p18-26 Aug 2007
The purpose of this article is to inform instructional design and development specialists on the importance of harassment prevention training in organizations. The review includes a summary of relevant case law, a review of litigation costs associated with harassment litigation, and the value of return on investment for such instruction. Good-faith effort as a strategy to avoid litigation and punitive damages is emphasized. Recommendations for designing and implementing harassment prevention instruction are proposed.
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Specialists, Prevention, Court Litigation, Instructional Design, Sensitivity Training, Cultural Differences, Work Environment, Labor Force, Training
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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