Ethical Issues in Human Resource Management


After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. Understand the meaning of ethics and the need for ethical policies and codes
  2. Enumerate the factors influencing ethical behaviour at work
  3. Explain the role of human resource management in promoting ethical values
  4. Present an overview of international business ethics

Enron was a popular energy company in the United States with diversified operations in different parts of the world. It had a presence in India through its subsidiary, the Dabhol Power Company (DPC), a joint-venture power- producing unit at Maharashtra. The Enron group had a strong workforce of 22,000 employees at the global level. Its employee-centred HR ...

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