Background Note | HBS Case Collection | November 2001

Sexual Harassment Law and Policy

by Michael A. Wheeler, Georgia Levenson and Arturo Corso


Outlines the recent development of legal principles regarding sexual harassment, including procedures in the United States and state courts, what circumstances constitute harassment, the resolution of these conflicts and the resulting consequences for the individuals involved and the organizations in which those individuals work.

Keywords: Crime and Corruption; Policy; Working Conditions; Code Law; Outcome or Result; Conflict and Resolution; United States;


Wheeler, Michael A., Georgia Levenson, and Arturo Corso. "Sexual Harassment Law and Policy." Harvard Business School Background Note 902-007, November 2001.