Preventing Harassment, Discrimination and Bullying in the Workplace: Today’s Climate Update for 2020 and Beyond
ArLyne Diamond, Ph.D. is an internationally recognized Leadership, Management, Professional Development, and Organizational Development (O-D) consultant specializing in people and processes in the workplace. Multifaceted, Dr. Diamond has extensive experience in a wide range of disciplines (business, education, management, marketing, business ownership, psychology – and some economics and law as well). This enables her to see things from a variety of angles and to cleave to the essence of a problem quickly, offering her clients creative and practical solutions. As the President and Founder of her consulting firm, Diamond Associates, which was established in 1981, Dr. Diamond’s clients range from boards of directors and upper management to support staff in many industries, both public and private. This includes small business and professional practices, corporations, associations, service/charity organizations, and government agencies (including police and fire). She works with individuals, teams and large groups. Dr. Diamond trains Boards of Directors and teaches several courses to board members and those striving for board appointments.
She is well known for her skill in large and small group process, including workshops in strategic planning, change management, conflict resolution, system streamlining, communication, management of people and projects, as well as a board of directors development, committee, and team training.
Her executive consulting/coaching and mentoring of individuals includes helping new CEOs grow into their position and learn how to create and work with executive teams, stakeholders, and others in their organization. Dr. Diamond teaches a wide range of MBA university courses in Business, Organizational Development, Quality, Change Management, Persuasion/Negotiation, Marketing, and Leadership.
Born into a family and culture of service to others, ArLyne has been involved with many associations, service and charity organizations. A listing is available here. She is currently active in politics, Rotary, and ProMatch, an organization dedicated to helping those out of work, where she offers workshops and a weekly drop-in helping people with finding themselves, resumes, interview skills and landing the job.
A prolific writer, she has published hundreds of articles and four books. (A listing of published articles can best be found by either on her google+ page or searching on the internet.) In addition, Dr. Diamond publishes a monthly newsletter, “Diamonds to You” and is a guest writer for several newspapers.
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This course is designed for all employees in your organization. It is intended to help employees learn how to behave appropriately in today’s workplace.
It has become clear that complaints are being made and honored about behaviors that in the past had seemed “too mild” to worry about. Only egregious sexual misconduct was brought to the attention of those in charge. Not so anymore. Today, even the mildest form of harassment, discrimination, bullying or abuse will be brought to the attention of those in charge, leading to loss of reputation, job, professional standing and money.
The course focuses primarily on the more subtle forms of sexual abuse, with examples of inappropriate behavior. Of course, it also is a review of the laws and other aspects of the topic. The sections are Introduction, History of the Laws, Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Abuse, Bullying if you are the recipient of unwanted behavior, The Possible Results, and Words Hurt.
The #MeToo movement has made everyone more aware of the problems of harassment, discrimination, abuse, and bullying. Whereas in the past it might have been OK to tell “dirty” jokes, or oogle some woman, today it is the cause for lawsuits and even termination.
- History of the Laws
- Sexual Harassment
- If you are the recipient of unwanted behavior
- The Possible Results
- Words Hurt
Course Level - Basic and Intermediate
Who Should Attend
All employees and their supervisors
Why Should You Attend
Don’t get caught misbehaving – learn what is and what is not OK in today’s workplace. People are getting in trouble for behaviors that they didn’t know were considered inappropriate. Today’s climate requires vigilance and a much more professional formal workplace. This seminar is to help you understand and not inadvertently cause harm to yourself or anyone else.