Teaching Ethics Across the Management Curriculum


Teaching Ethics in Human Resources Management

Silke Bustamante

Berlin School of Economics and Law


Human resource management (HRM) has always been subject to ethical discussion. However, the topic has gained even more momentum as a result of the increasing importance of a skilled workforce on the one hand and increasing ethical expectations on corporations on the other. Employees as the target group of HRM play a double role when reflecting about responsibility and ethics—they are object of ethical behavior insofar as they are to be treated by the company and its management in a fair and just way. In the same vein, they are the subject of ethical behavior in their ...

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