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More than half the women in the United States have been sexually harassed, according to a 2017 poll. While the problem is widespread, some companies are more vulnerable than others. Stanford gender sociologist Marianne Cooper digs into the traits of companies that purposely ignore and even enable perpetrators. getAbstract recommends this timely, provocative read to all leaders who don’t want their female employees to suffer from harassment.

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  • Which types of companies are more susceptible to sexual harassment and 
  • What corporate leaders can do to improve the work environment for men and women. 
 

About the Author

Marianne Cooper is an Atlantic writer and gender sociologist at Stanford University. She wrote Cut Adrift: Families in Insecure Times and was lead researcher for Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In

 

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Until Amazon Studios head Roy Price resigned in October 2017, the company’s leaders did little to confront sexual harassment allegations against him. Being “male-dominated, super hierarchical and forgiving when it comes to bad behavior,” Amazon displays traits that make companies vulnerable to sexual harassment and abuse.


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