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A Closer Look (Rules of Engagement) #782745

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 08, 2005
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) A closer look at social behavior in the workplace introduced; details recalled of this week's resignation of the Boeing CEO due to his consensual affair with a colleague.

(Studio: Dan Harris) Corporate America's development of policies on consensual relationships among colleagues examined; details given about the policy at Xerox. [Married a co-worker, Sarah WALLING†- says workplace relationships are inevitable.] [ABC financial contributor Mellody HOBSON†- says relationships between supervisors & subordinates are forbidden.] [Sexual harassment lawyer Kathleen PERATIS†- suggests some companies just freak out.] Admission by Boeing's Harry Stonecipher† that he violated his own standards quoted. The dangers of sending romantic e-mails via company computers discussed.

Jennings, Peter;
Harris, Dan

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