Corporate norms evolve over time; sometimes, these norms are beneficial for workers’ overall well-being, and sometimes, they are detrimental. In general, though, the driving force behind such shifts is the best interest of the companies employing these workers. For example, until fairly recently, putting in long hours at the office was the norm, and those […]
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Unfortunately, sexual harassment is a reality in workplaces around the world, including advanced Western economies that one might expect to be more progressive. Workplace sexual harassment is also notoriously underreported, due in large part to the stigma that is sometimes felt by the victim, the fear of retribution, and the belief that nothing will be […]
“I did not have sexual relations with that woman.” “It depends on what the definition of ‘is’ is.” Ryan Murphy’s latest installment of the FX true-crime anthology television series Impeachment: American Crime Story (Impeachment) takes viewers back to the 90s to relive the events that led to the impeachment of former President Bill Clinton. The […]
As someone who has worked continuously since I was legally able, I’ve had my fair share of terrible bosses—and I’m sure that you have, too. I struggled with the worst one long before I had ever heard of the concept of a hostile work environment or the damaging effects of bad company culture.