The light brigade

Foster-Back, Philippa
January 2009
People Management;1/1/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p28
The article discusses how human resource (HR) professionals can bring ethics in an organization in the midst of global economic slowdown. Greed and ambition are among the reasons commentators have given for the financial crisis. The 2002 research by Maurice Schweitzer indicates that people who were set specific goals were more apt to cheat. The two main routes by which HR can promote more ethical behaviour are mentioned.


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