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Powerful Men Have Changed Their Behavior at Work Since #MeToo

Oct. 4, 2018, 6:08 PM

Has the workplace changed in the year since New York Times reported the first allegations against movie producer Harvey Weinstein? At the very least, many powerful men have altered their behavior, according to a new survey from the Society for Human Resource Management.

A third of the more than 1,000 executives surveyed said they’ve adjusted their behaviors at work to avoid what could be perceived as sexual harassment.

“We know that in that universe of executives, there was some population that needed to get themselves in check,” said Johnny Taylor, president and chief executive officer of SHRM. “I’m not convinced...

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