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Workplace discrimination: sexual harassment

Alhabshi, Sharifah Alia and Hassan, Arif (2012) Workplace discrimination: sexual harassment. IIUM Journal of Case Studies in Management, 3 (2). pp. 37-40. ISSN 2180-2327

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Abstract

The case provides a valid example of the challenges faced by a transgender in the workplace, particularly in relation to prejudice, discrimination and sexual harassment. The setting is in an international financial institution in Malaysia that has an inclusive workplace environment where the values and culture of social diversity are embraced by the organization. The case presents the struggle of a Malay male transgender who worked as a sales personnel for the subsidiary company of the organization. A fellow colleague at the workplace harassed him and he was left to defend himself. Although the workplace environment was an inclusive one, the available policy and procedures to handle harassment cases were inadequate to ensure that any harassment complaint is handled in a just and fair manner.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2898/31525
Uncontrolled Keywords: workplace discrimination
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business. Business Administration > HF5549 Personnel management
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Business Administration
Depositing User: Prof. Arif Hassan
Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2013 14:04
Last Modified: 30 May 2014 15:49
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/31525

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