Is the production of an anti- harassment and bullying statement for a
Small Construction Company. The statement should be in line with current
Is concerned with how organisational culture can influence
Harassment and bullying in the workplace; along with the role of the HR
Manager in managing anti-harassment and bullying in the workplace and best
Practice principles of HRM.
The assignment should be written in a business report format. You should
Follow the assessment guidelines at the end of the case study.
The Context: Harassment and Bullying in the Workplace
Conflict in the workplace can often lead to harassment, bullying and even violence.
These behaviours are not only discriminatory but they can have a devastating impact on individuals and organisations. Indeed, in a case brought against British Telcom (BT) in 2011 and Employment Tribunal awarded Â£290,000 to a telesales worker who had been sexually harassed by her manager. It was the highest employment tribunal Award paid that year.
The assignment brief is in two parts.
As HR manager in a small Construction Company of 200 employees and you are required to produce an anti-harassment and bullying statement. The statement should be in line with current legislation.
Produce a harassment and bullying statement for the construction company. The statement should at least include the following:
â€¢ what constitutes harassment and bullying
â€¢ The individual and the organisations responsibilities
â€¢ That harassment and bullying are disciplinary offences
â€¢ The companyâ€™s commitment to fostering dignity and respect in the working environment.
The statement must be produced in line with the current legislation. Identify and explain both the employer and employees responsibilities within the legislation. Outline the steps required for managing harassment and bullying such as Responding to complaints, formal procedures, investigations, advice and support.
(Word limit 500 words)
In part two
Critically discuss how organisational culture may influence Bullying and harassment in organisations and the role of the HR manager in Managing harassment & bullying in the workplace.
Critically discuss how organisational culture may influence bullying and harassment in organisations and role of the HR manager in managing harassment and bulling in the company. You will identify and evaluate HRM best practice strategies for anti- harassment and bullying behaviours and fostering dignity and respect in the work place.
Critically discuss how organisational culture may influence bullying and harassment in organisations. As the HR manager for the company identify and evaluate HRM best practice strategies for managing harassment and bullying behaviours that you would want to implement in the company .This should include an outline of steps required such as responding to complaints, formal procedures, investigations, advice and support and respect in the work place.
The 1500 word report should be in a business report format:
In part one
The assignment along with your anti-harassment and bullying
Statement you should give the definition of what constitutes harassment and bullying
(Equality Act 2010).in Uk
You will also outline the steps required for dealing with harassment and bullying such
As responding to complaints, formal procedures, investigations, advice and support
Your introduction should link your harassment and bullying policy statement to your
Assignment discussion as the HR manager for the construction company.
Assignment Discussion Guidance
You will need to explain the nature of harassment and bullying.
Your discussion should consider not only the companyâ€™s legal obligations for
Managing harassment and bullying but also its commitment to fostering a culture of respect and dignity in the workplace.
You should identify and critically evaluate the impact of organisational culture and its effects on the behaviour of individuals in the context of harassment and bullying.
You should also consider relevant theoretical concepts and models that can be
You will need to identify appropriate strategies for managing anti-harassment and Bullying in the work place such as training, communication and organisational Development.
You should summarise your analysis with a conclusion
You should ensure that your recommendations relate to future practises and reflect best practice in the HRM field.
Your report should be properly referenced using the Harvard referencing format. It should also include a bibliography that
Contain a wide range of sources that include books, journals and websites.