“I’ve had enough!” Mental health as a mechanism in the relationship between sexual harassment and organizational commitment

  • Paul T. Balwant, Odell Jueanville, Shalini Ramdeo
  • Work, October 2019, IOS Press
  • DOI: 10.3233/wor-193006

Workplace sexual harassment in Trinidad

Photo by Kaitlyn Baker on Unsplash

Photo by Kaitlyn Baker on Unsplash

What is it about?

Workplace sexual harassment adversely impacts employees' organizational commitment, but how so? This paper examines mental health as a mechanism in the sexual harassment-organizational commitment relationship.

Why is it important?

The findings of this study show that gender differences are important when unraveling the sexual harassment causal chain.


Dr. Paul T. Balwant
University of the West Indies

I hope that this article not only highlights the potentially devastating effects of workplace sexual harassment for both men and women, but also show that the chain of outcomes can be drastically different between the two biological genders.

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