Journal of Business Ethics

, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 299–308 | Cite as

Implementing business ethics: Sexual harassment

  • Karen A. Crain
  • Kenneth A. Heischmidt


Sexual harassment is a problem for many organizations. Organizations must understand that sexual harassment lies within the broader context of sex discrimination and inequality of opportunity in the workplace. Sexual harassment is both an illegal and unethical practice. Companies need to implement a policy which respects the rights of individual employees by prohibiting sexual harassment. This policy need to be clearly stated in the company Code of Ethics and enforced rigorously.


Economic Growth Business Ethic Sexual Harassment Broad Context Individual Employee 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Karen A. Crain
    • 1
  • Kenneth A. Heischmidt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MarketingSoutheast Missouri State UniversityCape GirardeauUSA

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