How to Change Work Culture: Sexual Assault in Pro Sports

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Why A Diverse Culture Is Better For Everyone

By now, many of you have probably heard about NHL player Kyle Beach, who was sexually abused by a coach while playing with the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010.  His story is proof of how pernicious the issue of workplace harassment continues to be – and how much harder it is to change a work culture like professional sports, which is not only male-dominated but also “hypermasculine” (and yes, there is a difference). Paul Melia, President and CEO of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport joins us to discuss what’s needed to change the discussion around harassment in legacy cultures like pro sports.

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