Assignment 2: Combining Content, Argument, and Structure—The Workshop
The workplace has become increasingly diverse and global. This diversity has dramatically changed the dynamic of the workplace over the last 50 years. Regardless of race, ethnicity, and gender, people want to be treated fairly.
Research workplace harassment using the following resources:
• The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (2002, June 27).Facts about sexual harassment. Retrieved fromhttp://www.eeoc.gov/facts/fs-sex.html
• Workplace Bullying Institute Web site. Retrieved fromhttp://www.workplacebullying.org/
Suppose you work for an organization that currently does not have an antiharassment policy. You are going to develop an antiharassment policy for the organization and persuade the CEO to adopt it. Create a PowerPoint presentation to convince the CEO of the need for such a policy. Use the speaker notes area to write explanations and arguments and to cite sources. Address the following in your presentation:
1. What is the purpose of your proposed anti harassment policy?
2. Why would implementing this policy be beneficial for the CEO? What’s in it for him or her?
3. Why is it important to have such a policy in place? If the basic purpose is to stop harassing behavior, why is that important? Why is harassment detrimental to an organization?
4. What is your communication plan? How should the CEO present the policy to the staff? What specific communication methods do you recommend, and what will the communication say?
Develop an eight- to ten-slide presentation in PowerPoint format. Apply APA standards where appropriate for references.
Assignment 2 Grading CriteriaMaximum Points
Discuss the purpose of the proposed antiharrassment policy.20
Discuss whether implementing the antiharassment policy would be beneficial for the CEO.20
Discuss the importance of having an antiharassment policy in place.20
Outline the communications plan and discuss how the CEO should present the antiharassment policy to staff.20
Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.20
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