Document Type : Pazhoheshi- Karbordi

Authors

1 Ph.D. student of Systems Management, Faculty of Management and Accounting, College of Farabi, University of Tehran.

2 Associate Professor of Industrial and Technology Management Group, College of Farabi, University of Tehran

3 Assistant professor, Institute of Science and Technology, University of Shahid Beheshti

Abstract

Women's harassment is seen in some organizations and one type of that is "Quid Pro Quo sexual harassment", in which case the harasser often is his manager or senior employee and offer something to the victim or threat him instead of participating in certain sexual behaviors; and the victim refuses to to talk about it for some reason. The purpose of this study is to provide a solution to prevent women harassment in organizations and to provide a solution for victims after the problem. The main question is how to prevent sexual harassment of women in organizations. This research tries to use social innovation, to solve the problem, because the cooperation of all relevant people and stakeholders is needed. This problem was used snowball sampling, and four-step social change process model and action research method were used in that. Finally, some quick fixes and fundamental solutions were proposed. By quick fixes like prosecute, internal complaint system, organization's oversight and fundamental solutions like culturalize, social support for victims, having a policy to prevent harassment in organizations, and especially the commitment of all stakeholders, can solve the problem fundamentally. This study is one of the first studies to revision harassment in organizations that has been conducted with systematic thinking and basic solutions to solve it.

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