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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.

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.

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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. And with the spotlight on workplace harassment showing no signs of dimming, other states are likely to follow. For learning and human resources professionals, this trend poses a number of challenges.

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.

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. Beyond Check the Box. Harvey Weinstein. Bill Cosby. Roger Ailes.

7 Ways it Pays to Invest in Diversity Training

KnowledgeCity

There’s a lot of talk about diversity in our culture – especially in the workplace. Diversity seems to be the new business buzzword with companies increasingly eager to show their commitment to the idea of a diverse workforce by providing diversity training and initiatives. The changing workforce is helping drive the push to adopt more inclusive procedures and policies. But does diversity training for existing employees make a real difference?

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.

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?,”

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.