Sexual harassment at work: A leadership problem

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Celina McEwen
Alison Pullen
Carl Rhodes


Sexual violence against women in the workplace remains rife and poorly addressed. Sexual harassment is often perpetrated by leaders, managers, or supervisors as the result of abusive power relations. Recognising and addressing the cultural tolerance for sexual violence in organizations and society is one of the steps in addressing this issue. In this paper, we argue that violence is normalised through leadership practices. We suggest that leadership against sexual harassment is essential for organizational redress.


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MCEWEN, C.; PULLEN, A.; RHODES, C. Sexual harassment at work: A leadership problem. RAE - Revista de Administracao de Empresas , [S. l.], v. 61, n. 2, p. 1–7, 2021. DOI: 10.1590/S0034-759020210207. Disponível em: Acesso em: 24 may. 2024.


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