HRD and business ethics
ALEXANDRE ARDICHVILI and DOUGLAS JONDLE
To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society. (PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT)
When you have completed this chapter, you should be able to:
- explain the concepts of business ethics and ethical business cultures;
- explain why promoting business ethics should be one of the central concerns for HRD;
- describe major systems and processes that contribute to the creation of an ethical business culture in an organization;
- explain the role of HRD in institutionalizing ethics in a business organization, and describe specific activities that HRD professionals can engage in to promote organizational ethics.
Corporate scandals ...