The Use of Consensual Relationship Agreements

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2. Create a counter argument against the use of CRAs in your current (or future) workplace. 3. Discuss the ethical principles involved in the use of CRAs. 4. Create at least one (1) other option besides CRAs that would address workplace romances.
Workplace romances happen all the time. *"Love is in the air" reports that between 6 million to 8 million Americans enter into such relationships every year, and that about 50% of the time many of these relationships culminate in marriage or in long-standing affairs.. The frequency of workplace romance occurs due to many factors not least of which is the case that employees who share similar interests are in frequent and long-time contact with one another. Unfortunately, many of these sour and complications can occur. Complaints of favoritism may occur; spouses may become aware of extra-marital affairs that occur on the workplace resulting in violence; sexual harassment or other retaliation accusations may spring up with the fizzling of the relationship; and romance may interfere with the job.
The complications can become all the more entangling and dangerous when the scenario involves a romance between a boss and his or her subordinate. Sexual harassment cases can be brought with impunity, and the boss may even loose his position. Such was the case with the former Boeing CEO
Harry Stonecipher who admitted to carrying on a…
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