Using Data From Court Cases and Employee Surveys to Design Sexual Harassment Policies


  • Toni P. Lester Babson College


Study after study shows that sexual harassment is a problem that threatens to undermine many of the inroads made by working women in the last three decades. Small business managers who fail to adopt policies  to prevent  harassment  risk losing  valuable employees, the goodwill of the public, and expensive lawsuits. Data from leading federal court cases and two landmark federal employee surveys can be used to formulate policies that prevent sexual harassment from   occurring.


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How to Cite

Lester, T. P. (1994). Using Data From Court Cases and Employee Surveys to Design Sexual Harassment Policies. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 5(2), 15–30. Retrieved from