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ERIC Number: ED206960
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
Pages: 210
Abstractor: 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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: Merit Systems Protection Board, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A