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Human Resources Ethical Dilemma

You work in HR at a major consulting firm and one of the consultants comes to you and says that he cannot in good faith take an assignment at the Philip Morris company because they make products that kill people. How would you handle the situation?

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There is no law against informing the employee that he must take the assignment even though it goes against his personal belief system. Because this does not deal with a religious issue, it is not an EEOC case. I would have a private talk with the consultant and explain to him that he has been given this ...

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This solution discusses the ethical dilemma involved in the above case. Steps that should be taken by management and possible solutions are discussed.

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