The Perceptions of Sedco Staffs Towards Sexual Harassment in the Workplace / Farleeza Ramley and Siti Nor Rabiahtul Adawiyah Pg. Mohd

Ramley, Farleeza and Pg. Mohd, Siti Nor Rabiahtul Adawiyah (2011) The Perceptions of Sedco Staffs Towards Sexual Harassment in the Workplace / Farleeza Ramley and Siti Nor Rabiahtul Adawiyah Pg. Mohd. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

The purpose of Chapter One is to introduce, justify, and position the research endeavor. It begins with the introduction of the scenario of the sexual harassment in the workplace followed by the research issue. A problem statement is presented, leading to the formulation of the research objectives and research questions. This chapter also highlights the scope, the significance of the study and the theoretical underpinning. Finally, a study framework is developed.
Sexual harassment is known as global phenomenon that affects all working class regardless of age, gender, social status, or work category. It can also occur in different setting of environment such as in the academic, public and workplace (Kamal et al, 2011). Before we look further into the issue, it is important to know the definition of sexual harassment. Sexual harassment defined as an unwelcome or uninvited behavior or sexual nature, which offensive, discomforting, threatening, or humiliating and may affect an employee's work performance, health, career or livelihood (Sabitha M., 2000). According to Zarizana and Celicia (2001), this term is not about personal relationships between men and women, but it is more to a situation that involved abusive of power, gender violence and as a violation of human rights.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Ramley, Farleeza
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Pg. Mohd, Siti Nor Rabiahtul Adawiyah
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Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > Perception
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Personnel management. Employment management > Employee rights
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Personnel management. Employment management > Sexual activity. Sex in the workplace. Including prevention of sexual harassment
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sabah > Kota Kinabalu Campus > Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies
Programme: Bachelor of Administrative Science (Hons)
Keywords: Perceptions; Sexual harassment; Workplace
Date: 2011
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/53675
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