Not a Member?  Become One Today!

Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility

 

 Latest Articles

 

Teens Fired for Observing Religious Holiday Awarded $26,000
A pair of Ontario teenagers will soon be collecting thousands of dollars after their employer fired them for observing a religious holiday important to their Christian Mennonite faith.
(Canadian HR Reporter)

Experts: Amazon Exposé May Change Its Corporate Culture
Human resources experts say the recent exposé on working conditions at Amazon could be used by the company as a very public employee engagement survey, analyzing workers’ feedback and using that information to improve its culture.

AOL’s Outing of ‘Distressed Babies’ Raises Questions About Medical Privacy
When AOL’s CEO told a company town hall gathering that two “distressed babies”  cost the company $1 million each in medical expenses, he ignited a national controversy and raised questions about employers’ access to workers’ medical records.

Workplace Rudeness: Put a Cork in It!
Rudeness and incivility in the workplace are like secondhand smoke, permeating the atmosphere and causing damage to others beyond the immediate target, says Christine Porath, who for nearly 20 years has studied the behavior and consulted and collaborated with organizations around the world to learn more about its costs.

How to Handle Difficult Conversations
Some workplace conversations are just hard to have.Like telling two of three applicants for a promotion that they won’t be getting one. Or speaking frankly about how unproductive your company’s meetings are. Asking three basic questions can strip challenging conversations of emotion and friction.

 

 Q&As

 
 

 E-Newsletter Sign Up

 

SHRM publishes electronic newsletters covering a wide variety of topics. Sign Up Now

 

 

 NEW FROM SHRM

 
The Web Part has timed out.
 

 Discipline Overview

 

Get an overview of terminology and issues associated with ethics & sustainability.

 

 

 Featured Store Item

 
61.11504.jpg 
Defining HR Success: 9 Critical Competencies for HR Professionals provides an in-depth review and application of the nine critical HR competencies practitioners need to be successful within the field of HR and leaders of their organizations.
 
 


Sections