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Sexual Harassment Prevention Starts With Leadership

CLO Magazine

Eighty-five percent of women have reported some form of sexual harassment at work, and seemingly even more than that have experienced it, as evidenced by the #MeToo movement sweeping social media. But analysts say the traditional mandatory sexual harassment training is not enough to prevent harassment ; rather it’s up to the leaders of an organization to promote an inclusive culture with a zero-tolerance policy against any type of harassment.

Build a comprehensive sexual harassment prevention training program

CLO Magazine

The modern workplace began to change in October 2017. That’s when the Harvey Weinstein story broke, spurring the #MeToo movement and new state laws designed to address the pervasive problem of sexual harassment in the workplace. Since 2018, California, New York state and New York City, Connecticut, Maine, Delaware — and soon Illinois and Rhode Island — have strengthened their anti-harassment laws and expanded training requirements for employers.

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HEMA MANI WALKS THE POSH TALK WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

She is a certified Korn Ferry Leadership Architect, Lean Sigma Green Belt Assessor and certified OD Facilitator. She is committed to the cause of diversity. She has recently launched the LGBTQ+ initiative at Lennox India. THE INTERVIEW: 1.

Why Is Title VI Compliance Training So Important?

KnowledgeCity

Kennedy stated his case for making the Civil Rights Act, including Title VI, a reality. Discouraging racial discrimination is the essence of Title VI as it became part of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Discrimination is a learned behavior , starting as early as infancy. It affects children who are discriminated against and can lead to health problems such as anxiety, depression and substance abuse. It can also affect the environment.

Fewer Mentors, Bigger Problems

CLO Magazine

A 2018 survey from the LeanIn Foundation and SurveyMonkey found that nearly half of male managers felt uncomfortable participating in a common work activity with a woman, such as mentoring, working alone or socializing together. Specifically, the number of male managers who felt uncomfortable mentoring women went from 5 percent to 16 percent in late 2017 after the #MeToo movement went viral. This hesitation and fear pose problems for women and for the success of companies.

5 Points to Consider When Updating Your Anti-Harassment Policies

Coreaxis

With the recent slew of high-profile allegations, confessions, and convictions for sexual and workplace harassment, anti-harassment policies have become a “hot button” issue for many companies. To protect your organization, now is a great time to update your harassment policies and procedures. First, we should define the issue at hand. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has a great deal of information regarding sexual harassment.

Self-Awareness: The Ladder to Leadership Success

CLO Magazine

For the past two U.S. National dialogue and federal policy shifts have caused change to continuously ripple throughout the health care industry. In part due to the ongoing change, the terms “transparency” and “accountability” have become part of the daily dialogue for workers in health-related fields with a focus on how to improve. But the majority of those efforts are doomed from the start. In the book “Who Killed Change?,”

How to Avoid The 3 Mistakes L&D Leaders Make When Addressing Workplace Harassment

CLO Magazine

In the past two decades, more and more organizations have deployed strategies for reducing and eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace. The recent #MeToo movement has proven just how right Drucker was: the cultures of these organizations have devoured the most well-intended strategies. When it comes to issues that impact women in the workplace, organizations don’t mean to be bad. Any training they do is compliance based. Training.

Training Not Enough to Prevent Sexual Harassment

CLO Magazine

New accusations of sexual harassment and assault by men in power surface nearly daily. Tens of thousands of people across the country have used the #MeToo hashtag to share their experience of abuse and harassment on social media. With every new allegation, the magnitude of the problem comes into focus and brings renewed attention to prevention in the workplace. In total, the EEOC received 162,872 harassment allegations between 2010 and 2015.

The What, Why & How Behind Compliance Training Online

learnWorlds

We have seen this happening with GDPR and the changing rules it brought on cybersecurity. Adapting to the new compliance meant accepting and following new regulations, but at the same time failing to do so meant, well…falling behind. Just like in other types of compliance training, every employer and employee needs to be informed and well-educated about the new changes. What is Compliance Training? Why is Compliance Training Important?

Training Isn't the Answer

The Performance Improvement Blog

Every day, it seems, another high profile case of sexual harassment comes to light. And then there are the many workplace complaints of sexual harassment that are no less harmful to women but, perpetrated by mid-level managers, don’t get the same attention as the one’s involving celebrities and CEOs. Clearly, sexual harassment and a hostile work environment are a pervasive problem. is not more training.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

The 2015 “Best of Elearning!” awards honor best-in-class solutions across the learning and technology marketplace. Celebrating their 11th year, the awards received more nominations for more brands in more categories than ever. Best of Elearning! awards are the industry’s exclusive users’-choice awards. Given the number of nominations, to make the list in 2015 is quite an honor,” says Catherine Upton, Elearning! Elearning!

Bullying at Work: EEOC Won’t Take It Anymore

ej4 eLearning

The term “workplace harassment” often conjures images of 1950s-style gender-based pestering where men made women feel uncomfortable and powerless through comments and touch that would not fly in today’s workplace – “Mad Men” style. The issue has become much wider than just gender though, and is recognized by the U.S. By its definition, harassment can include ethnic, racial, age, disability, color, religion, pregnancy, and gender-identity harassment.

POSH Training in the Modern Workplace: Creation, Delivery & Best Practices 

Kitaboo

A culture of inclusion and safety reduces workplace stress and lowers staff absenteeism and also ensures that the overall business environment remains goal-oriented and professional. In modern-day, the concept of safety is associated with prevention and curtailment of all forms of physical, emotional and sexual harassment. This is where POSH training comes into the picture. How to create & deliver POSH training effectively? Break Up the Length.

The Eight Key Elements of Effective Global Compliance Training Programs

Interactive Services

According to CNIL, Google had violated the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) introduced into the European Union in May 2018, concerning the protection of user data and users’ ability to opt-out of sharing their data. This case underscores the need for a global compliance program within companies, particularly ones that operate in multiple locations and countries around the world. Leadership governance. Staying aware of the news and headlines.

360-degree view of training

Litmos

Today's workplace has changed and there are many references to the "Modern Workplace" in a variety of publications. Yet, we as an L&D industry are still designing training from a central point - that of the "learner". This is not a bad thing; however, it is not the only view we should be using. We need to make like owls and turn our heads to see the 360 view. . Most learning professionals are aware of what it takes to create training for their organizations.

6 Benefits of Scenario-based Training over Traditional Training

Hurix Digital

The overall transformation has given rise to many new and complex-in-nature roles across all industries. These modern job roles demand an analytical mind, problem-solving, and quick decision-making skills among individuals. However, training courses developed and executed by most of the organizations nowadays are plain and based on traditionally learned theories. Moreover, it fails to manifest the effectiveness of it. Scenario-based Training.

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read

TalentLMS

I might be biased, but being part of the learning and development community is not only fascinating but rewarding. As a multidisciplinary field that spans the entire employee lifecycle (from recruitment to retirement), it often feels like you’re wearing more hats than you even own. This is the precise reason it remains such a compelling subject. We hope that you’ll find at least one (or maybe a few more than that) that aren’t in your training bookshelf already.

What Lurks Beneath the Surface

CLO Magazine

Without a solid ethical foundation in both the C-suite and throughout operations, the hard reality is that your company is highly likely to fail and perhaps, fail with irreversible and draconian consequences, especially if aggressive and motivated regulatory and enforcement authorities become involved. One result of this plain business reality is that companies and shareholders are increasing their focus on integrity-based ethical behavior.

What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The word “gamification” has received a lot of hype over the last few years, and as designers and developers we continue seeing the term misused and misunderstood in the media and in conversation. Businesses face a consistent struggle to engage and motivate people, whether it’s their own staff, or the target audience they are looking to serve, and seek an effective solution to this potential barrier. The solution for everything. The ARCS Model.

The critical first step to building strong organizational DEI

CLO Magazine

Many organizations have publicly pledged to better weave diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and programs throughout all levels of the business in order to establish a more supportive, inclusive culture. ALSO WATCH: How can leaders better support Black employees in the workplace?

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What You Need To Know About Corporate Gamification of Learning

eLearningMind

The word “gamification” has received a lot of hype over the last few years, and as designers and developers we continue seeing the term misused and misunderstood in the media and in conversation. Businesses face a consistent struggle to engage and motivate people, whether it’s their own staff, or the target audience they are looking to serve, and seek an effective solution to this potential barrier. The solution for everything. The ARCS Model.

16 Factors that Lead to Poor Performance at the Workplace

CommLab India

Employees differ in their personalities and these differences influence the way they react to the external and internal pressures that exist in any organization. Most employees spend more that 50% of their waking hours at the workplace and its environment greatly influences their performance and mental framework. It has been observed that this mental framework has a direct impact on their individual performance which ultimately affects the organization as a whole.

Going-global-the-importance-of-language-and-cultural-context-in-the-development-of-e-learning

ICS Learning

The Importance of Language and Cultural Context in the Development of e-Learning. As a relatively new discipline, e-learning is broadly understood as education through technology. It may have initially been true that the latter of those two principles attracted the majority of attention as the burgeoning industry focused on technological innovations. Understanding e-learning beyond technology is an essential component of program development.

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The Year in Learning—89 Hand-Picked L&D-Related Articles from 2017

The Learning Dispatch

Below are our recommended learning and development articles from the past 12 months, including thought-provoking or simply fun articles related to the field. Recommended Learning and Development Articles from Our Senior Learning Architect. Are you a Learning Dispatch newsletter subscriber? A favorite newsletter feature is “This Month in Learning.” Learning Experiences (16). Learning Management Systems (4). Learning Experiences.

6 Ways to Promote Psychological Safety in the Workplace

KnowledgeCity

It’s been three years since Google released the findings of one of the most extensive research projects ever conducted to determine the key components of successful teams. Widely known for leading some of the highest performing teams in the business world, Google found that the single most important component to successful teams is psychological safety. So, it is far from an effective motivator, especially in the long run.

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Why Accountability Is Key to Maintaining an Ethical Workplace

CLO Magazine

However, when employees address daily concerns with others, the organization wins. And yet, many leaders wrongly believe the path to consistent, proper conduct is offering special methods to enable and motivate whistleblowing such as hotlines, ombudsmen or incentives. Without these methods, leaders assume employees won’t risk speaking up and crying foul when they observe ethical violations in the workplace. • It would have made the offender harder to work with.

Arming for the Workplace Cultural Dynamics

CLO Magazine

Today’s workplace seems to have become a battleground in the culture wars. The workplace is the most prevalent arena of so-called forced diversity. To the contrary, properly understood and directed, the reality can be a positive development. Rather, the observation notes the following reality — the workplace is both where we spend the greatest amount of time outside the home and where diversity is thrust upon us more than in any other place.

Women in Ed-Tech: Technically Proficient

CLO Magazine

public schools are women, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. In learning and development, data from the Chief Learning Officer Business Intelligence Board found that women make up 60 percent of training and development managers. Similarly, the Association for Talent Development’s 2017 salary survey, notes that 70 percent of talent development professionals working in the U.S. Miranda-Wolff noted the same problem.