Abusive Conduct in the Workplace: Definition & Prevention


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Your California company is required to train its supervisors on abusive conduct in the workplace. When should a newly hired supervisor receive his/her training?

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1. Supervisor training related to abusive conduct in the workplace is mandatory in California for which of the following?

2. Tom and Jerry are pitching competing proposals to their supervisor tomorrow. After Jerry leaves for the day, Tom sneaks into Jerry's office and deletes Jerry's proposal from his computer. Has Tom engaged in abusive conduct as defined under California law?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of preventing abusive conduct in the workplace. Information you should focus on to pass the quiz includes what is considered abusive behavior in the workplace and how often abusive conduct training has to occur for supervisors in California.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • A case of abusive conduct
  • Requirements for supervisor training in California
  • California business with 25 employees
  • Types of abusive behavior
  • When supervisors undergo abusive conduct training

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on abusive conduct in the workplace
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about a case of abusive conduct
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the requirements for supervisor training in California

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to the workplace, read through the brief lesson titled Abusive Conduct in the Workplace: Definition & Prevention. This lesson will help you:

  • Review important components and characteristics of abusive conduct
  • Apply knowledge of the lesson to an example of abusive conduct
  • Identify the different ways a business can prevent abusive conduct such as training
  • Explore what victims and employees can do in response to abusive conduct and ways to prevent it