In storytelling form, the human side of sexual harassment is presented in a way that everyone can understand. This enlightening guide breaks the harassment experience down into its component parts and:
- analyzes the "rules" that underlie sexual harassment relationships
- identifies the early warning signs of sexual harassment
- arms potential victims with skills and techniques to deter sexual harassment
- helps potential harassers change their behavior in ways that will alter the course of the relationship
Based on the authors’ innovative training program, recommended to clients by Chubb and Kemper, major national sellers of sexual harassment insurance, and supported by many insurance brokerage firms, including Willis, The Risk Practice, The First Line of Defense is an unparalleled resource for employers in industry and government who must find ways to protect employees at all levels from the pain, humiliation, and trauma of sexual harassment.
Prologue The Hunter Becomes the Hunted
One We Teach Others How to Treat Us
Two Bad Manners or Sexual Harassment?
Three Not All Acts of Hostility Are Created Equal
Four Speak Now or You’ll Forever Have No Peace
Five Sexual Harassment Is Subtle to Whom?
Six His Quid for Her Quo
Seven Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Won’t Work
Eight Reasonable Person or Unreasonable Act?
Nine The Morning After
Ten Recovery Starts at the Top
Appendix Field Manual: Identifying, Reporting, and Monitoring Sexual Harassment