Sexual Harassment in Healthcare SMEs: Behaviours of medical practitioners and medical tourists

Authors

  • Nuraisyah Chua Abdullah Faculty of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam Malaysia
  • Herwina Rosnan Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School, Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam. Selangor.
  • Norzayana Yusof Centre for Postgraduate and Professional Studies, Faculty of Business and Management, University Teknologi MARA. Shah Alam. Selangor.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i8.1390

Keywords:

Sexual Harassment, Behaviour, Medical Practitioners, Medical Tourists

Abstract

Healthcare SMEs are at risk of sexual harassment in the workplace due to several barriers resulting in medical professionals leaving the workforce and reduced productivity. The paper attempts to bridge the gap between the existing findings in general healthcare with medical tourism settings focusing on the medical tourists' behaviour in the destination country and the behaviour of medical practitioners in healthcare SMEs, who may be exposed to sexual harassment at workplace. Thus, this study urge for corrective actions in the medical tourism industry in ensuring the safety of medical tourists and practitioners in the rising demand for medical tourism.

eISSN: 2398-4287© 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bsby e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BYNC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i8.1390

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Published

2018-08-01

How to Cite

Abdullah, N. C., Rosnan, H., & Yusof, N. (2018). Sexual Harassment in Healthcare SMEs: Behaviours of medical practitioners and medical tourists. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 3(8), 65-71. https://doi.org/10.21834/e-bpj.v3i8.1390

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