Ethics in HR: Avoiding the Line in the Sand | Sessions

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Ethics in HR: Avoiding the Line in the Sand
Tuesday 06/25/2024 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level
Workplace Application:
This session will help attendees understand this importance of ethical leadership,because we can't give stakeholders a reason to doubt our motives, otherwise, we reduce or eliminate our ability to be effective in our HR role. 

In today's world of faster, better, cheaper, businesses are in an all-out sprint to beat the competition. Sometimes this means management and HR are being asked to push the envelope or go right up to that line in the sand.  Is it right to push it just a little?  To see how far you can bend it before it snaps?  To rationalize the fact that it was just once, or who's it going to hurt? HR professionals must remain above the fray.  We must work with both the company and the employees.  We can't give either stakeholder a reason to doubt our motives.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the provisions of the HR Professional Code of Ethics including professional responsibilities, professional development, ethical leadership, fairness and justice, conflicts of interest, and use of information.
  • Learn how unethical behavior from HR or executives have impacted companies.
  • Develop a strategy to deal with ethical dilemmas in the workplace and impact change.
  • Identify ways to avoid the perception of being the 'Department of No' and instead discover alternative solutions that are a win-win while still maintaining ethical standards.