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 role as representatives of a company and as such are responsible ...