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HR Manager as Ethics agent

Evaluate the impact of the human resource management function as an ethics agent in compliance, advocacy and change in an organization

Analyze the skills and responsibilities of the HR professional as an ethics agent in an organization.

Assess strategies for integrating ethics principals and models in human resource management policies and procedures to initiate, shape and support organizational ethics.

What are the benefits and limitations of HR professionals as ethical agents enabling business and organizational growth?

response is 516 words

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Human Resource managers function as a ethics agents in the compliance, advocacy, and change in an organization. Examples of this would be in ensuring the organization is following all laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Ace and The Americans with Disabilities Act. Each of these has legal guidelines, which flow into ethical issues as well. In order to maintain organizational ethics, all management must agree, publish, and comply with the company's established core values.

As the HR manager it is important to review hiring decisions, work place conditions, and employee/supplier complaints. A willingness to evaluate and access each of these activities with a critical eye is important. Organizations tend to have certain tones. Tone is conveyed at the interview, as well as in all employees' dealings. HR should run scheduled meetings to develop an ...

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This solution details the importance of human resource management as an ethics agent and includes describing the skills and responsibilities needed for an HR professional to be successful in managing ethics. It also outlines benefits and limitations of HR professionals as ethical agents.