Evolution of public, political, corp. & legal views since 1977. Definition, Clarence Thomas/Anita Hill hearings, legislative history, impact of feminism. Outline.
Ironically, this particular conduct on the part of the female employee had been going on for a long time, unbeknownst to senior management but common knowledge among the female employee’s peers and subordinates in the predominantly male executive chain. In effect, an unspoken precedent had been established due to the relative lack of diversity in the workforce. The lack of other women in the workplace had intrinsically given rise to a culture where the female employee’s behavior had become acceptable or tolerable in an environment of men.