Female, academic staff member 7. Some staff are protected/there is a culture of supporting the perpetrator Thirty survey respondents expressed concerns about management ‘protection’ of staff who were bullying, harassing or otherwise behaving inappropriately towards other staff members. Seems to be a curtain of silence around particular individuals, usually where they attract a lot of research funding, or around certain senior individuals whose behaviour never seems to be subject to scrutiny. Male, academic staff member I have seen a colleague being harassed. When I offered assistance this person told me that they had been told they were not discuss this matter with anyone else – if they did then it would be held against them. Female, general staff member I have suffered from sexual harassment from a former line manager and was told when I complained that everyone knew he was like that, it was just treated with a shrug. Female, academic staff member I have absolutely no faith whatsoever in the people and processes put in place by Massey University to deal with matters of sexual harassment [Based on my own experience+…. the perpetrator received one-on-one support from the [old boys network in senior management] Female, academic staff member .