Ch 3: Types of Microaggression in the Workplace

About This Chapter

Easily teach your employees about the different kinds of microaggression in the workplace by using this corporate training chapter in a workshop or meeting. These lessons can also be completed on a tablet, smartphone or computer for flexible and individual training 24/7.

Types of Microaggression in the Workplace - Chapter Summary

Our helpful chapter on types of microaggression at work makes corporate training simple and convenient. You can utilize the entire chapter or just certain lessons with your teams. The chapter's lessons explore the causes of microaggression, the impact of verbal microaggression and examples of racial microaggression. These sensitive topics are presented by the professional instructors who created this resource, so you can be confident that you're handling these issues with care.

How It Helps

  • Offers clarity: Employees who know what microaggression looks like in the workplace will know how to identify it and address it in the workplace.
  • Eases training: Whether you need a resource to use with one or a select group of employees or the entire company, this chapter offers training help for a variety of purposes.
  • Provides context: Rather than just learning about microaggression conceptually, these lessons offer examples that allow your employees to really see how this issue operates in the workplace.

Skills Covered

Use this chapter with your employees to make sure they can achieve these goals:

  • Outline the social and cultural causes of microaggressions in the workplace
  • Provide examples of microaggressions during verbal communication
  • Discuss the impact of microaggressions as they pertain to non-verbal communication
  • Give examples and the recognize impact of ethnic and racial microaggressions

5 Lessons in Chapter 3: Types of Microaggression in the Workplace
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Microaggressions in the Workplace: Social & Cultural Causes

1. Microaggressions in the Workplace: Social & Cultural Causes

If you are interested in reducing microaggressions in your workplace, you probably want to start by thinking about what causes them. This lesson discusses social and cultural causes of microaggressions.

Microaggressions in Verbal Communication: Examples & Impacts

2. Microaggressions in Verbal Communication: Examples & Impacts

Microaggressions can be extremely hurtful and also really hard to identify and respond to. This lesson discusses the ways that microaggressions occur in verbal communication and how they impact their victims.

Microaggressions in Non-verbal Communication: Examples & Impacts

3. Microaggressions in Non-verbal Communication: Examples & Impacts

Though verbal microaggressions often receive more attention, the non-verbal ones can be just as damaging. This lesson provides examples and discusses the impacts of microaggressions in non-verbal communication.

Racial & Ethnic Microaggressions: Examples & Impacts

4. Racial & Ethnic Microaggressions: Examples & Impacts

If you are interested in reducing microaggressions in your workplace, you may want to start by learning more about what they are and how they affect people. This lesson discusses examples and the impact of racial and ethnic microaggressions.

Practical Application: Questionnaire for Detecting Microaggressions in the Workplace

5. Practical Application: Questionnaire for Detecting Microaggressions in the Workplace

This questionnaire will help you assess the level of microaggressions happening in your workplace. Afterward, we'll discuss how to analyze your results.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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