Category Archives: harassment training

Why most harassment training fails and why some approaches succeed

“Ultimately, the ‘gold standard’ for sexual harassment training is to reduce sexual harassment. To date, however, only one research study has looked at this outcome. And it found that the training was ineffective.”- Vicky J. Magley, Joanna L. Grossman, 2017

If, like me, you’re an L&D or HR professional tasked with building and maintaining effective anti-harassment training, finding out that most harassment training fails will prompt some worrying questions. Why, specifically, does it fail? What (if anything) does work? Here’s what I found out.


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The Surprising Facts About Bullying and Harassment

Last year at Practica Learning as we began our research into effective workplace anti-harassment training, we were shocked by how pervasive harassment remains. In spite of improvements to legislation, and the increased awareness that MeToo has brought, harassment is more common that we thought and its impacts more worrying. Here’s an info-graphic depicting some of what we found.

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