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James Cortez, Ph.D.

James Cortez is an Organizational Effectiveness, Human Capital and Talent Management Associate Director with Willis Towers Watson. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Management, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology.

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What Employers Can Do to Help Prevent Workplace Harassment

Jan 23, 2019 10:37:03 AM / by James Cortez, Ph.D. posted in Change leadership, workforce, performance management


You’ve seen the headlines, as one notable man after another has a disgraceful fall from power after many women have bravely come forward with their stories. Beyond the scandals involving Weinstein, Lauer, Moonves, and hundreds of other high profile individuals, today’s workplace environment has seen a significant surge in focus and awareness of sexual harassment. The effects of the #MeToo movement and the Time’s Up Initiative have sparked hundreds of accusations against (mostly) men in power. According to a CNN/Time Survey, 70% of Americans classify sexual harassment as a “very serious problem” compared to 1998 when only 36% of Americans did.

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