Diversity and Workplace Behavior

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Diversity and Workplace Behavior

- Behavior creating an atmosphere of disrespect, repeated health-harming mistreatment of a person (the target) by one or more perpetrators that takes one or moreexamples: -A worker interrupting another worker.-A worker raising his voice to another employee.

Diversity & Workplace Behavior Stella Miles 3rd Block

How can it affect employees?- stress, feelings of social isolation at work, loss of financial security, anxiety, depression, loss of self-esteem, physical symptoms of stress- headaches, backaches, stomach cramps, nauseaHow can it affect the organization? - Low morale, High absenteeism, high turnover and retraining costs, Time/resources to hire new employees, higher accident levels, possible discrimination claims, cost of defending legal actions How can it stop?- You speaking up, talking to the harraser

- Adverse judgment or opinion formed beforehand or without knowledge or examination of the facts,unreasonable judgments, biasesexamples: - You don't feel the women in the workplace can work as well as the men do. - You don't feel disabled people should be paid as much because you don't think they're as useful.

- can be sexual, Sexual harassment- unwelcome, sexual advance, favors, or conduct of a sexual nature by ANYONE at work! Person in authority gives or withholds a benefithostile work environmentUnwelcomed, pervasive, sexual comments, touching created an intimidating or offensive work environment- Unwelcome verbal, written, or physical conduct, defamation or hostility towards a person, affects employment opportunities based on race, color, national origin, religion, or sexual orientation, creates intimidating or offensive work environmentexamples: -A worker making continous, unwelcome jokes toward a fellow co-worker. -A worker discriminating against another co-worker because they're a different race than you.

- ethics has to do with what my feelings tell me what is right or wrong,can do with religion or law, standards of behavior our society acceptsexamples: - A wokrer stealing from the company he/she works at -A worker giving out confidntial information about the company they work for.

- any act or threat of physical violence, harassment, intimidation, or other threatening disruptive behavior that occurs at the work site. It ranges from threats and verbal abuse to physical assaults and even homicide. It can affect and involve employees, clients, customers and visitors.Examples: - A worker threatens another worker because they had a disagreement.- An employee punches another worker because that guy got the promotion that he wanted.

- this for that, means an exchange of goods or services, where one transfer is contingent upon the other. Originates from Latin, meaning "something for smething"Examples: - You are promised a raise if you go on a date with you supervisor.- You will get a promotion if give your phone number to your boss.

1. Screamer - intimidates, perferably with witnesses2. The Snake- most common, hardest to identify - cruel gossips or insults3.The critic - erodes your confidence; also trivializes or discounts your feelings4.Gatekeeper - sabotages your work and reputation, sets unreasonable deadlines, denies proper training or withholds information

Quid Pro Quo

Ethics Violation

- diverse workforce that is made up of individuals with a wide range of characteristics and experiences. Some of the key characteristics of workforce diversity include race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, ability, and sexual orientation.Examples: - A company having a wide racial vareity of workers who can help many different customers - A company that has only white men who speak english working for them.

Prejudices and Biases


4 Tactics of Bullies

The u.s. has many people of different races, religions, sexual orientations, languages, and cultures. Some are wealthy and some are poor. We have over 43 million people in this country with mental and/or physical disabilities. We all need to learn how to work, accpet, and respect others who are different than us. Many people with different cultures or backgrounds hold the same beliefs or values as us.

Diversity Note

Workplace harassment

Incivility/ Bullying

Workplace Violence

How Harassment affects?

Diversity and Workplace Behavior Examples


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