4. Absenteeism Outcomes in Rapport with Hostile Environment:Sexual Harassment

Albi Alikaj, Texas A&M International UniversityPrity Patel, Texas A&M International UniversityJacqueline Mayfield, Texas A&M International UniversityMilton Mayfield, Texas A&M International University


The topic of hostile environment:sexual harassment (HE:SH) has received considerable attention because HE:SH is found to affect important employee outcomes. This chapter is a preliminary study that measures the relationship between HE:SH and absenteeism, which has not been previously captured. We first show the increased importance of HE:SH through the inclusion of several landmark cases. Then we develop scales to measure two of the major aspects of HE:SH, ubiquity ...

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