"You're So Hot!": A content analysis of sexual harassment among hotel employees

Alagappar, P.N. and Lean, M.L. and David, M.K. and Ishak, Z. and Ngeow, Y.M. (2011) "You're So Hot!": A content analysis of sexual harassment among hotel employees. In: 2011 International Conference on Humanities, Society and Culture, 04-06 Nov 2011, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

A major issue facing the hospitality industry is that of sexual harassment and the explosion in the number of sexual harassment lawsuits being filed. In recent years. there has been an increasing amount of empirical research on sexual harassment in Malaysia and the findings indicate that between 35 percent and 53 percent of women have experienced sexual harassment at work. Organizational culture represents the norms of appropriate behavior and values held by members of a particular organization. The hospitality industry is particularly vulnerable to sexual harassment problems. Thus. it is important to determine the understanding of sexual harassment among Malaysian working women and to determine if they recognize the behaviors or act that constitute sexual harassment. Since there are no constitutional guidelines on sexual harassment in Malaysia, sexual harassment as a term can lead itself to widely differing explanations.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Sexual harassment. female. hotel employees. Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Samsul Ismail
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2015 00:54
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2015 00:54
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/13562

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