We must point out ethical failings

Orme, Jackie
March 2009
People Management;3/26/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p16
The author comments on the discovery of a consultancy that has been operating a blacklist of construction workers, which violates data protection laws in Great Britain. She asserts that the issue raises some important ethical questions and highlights the role of human resources (HR) managers in upholding ethics in the workplace, especially during the financial crisis. HR professionals are advised to exhibit courage and judgment to safeguard the long-term health of their organisations.


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