The Dos and Don’ts of Creating a Code of Ethics in the Workplace

LaborSoft

Ethics can be a highly subjective topic, and ethics in the workplace is no different. Ethics policies should be an embedded part of the corporate culture , and it is cursory for them to be incorporated into an employee handbook or laid out in an explicit code of conduct.

The Need for Ethical Leadership in the Workplace

Business2Community Leadership

The structure of your business and the use of “ethical managers” are big determinants of business success. This term stems from Luke Andreski’s article “ Ethics in the Workplace: The Ethical Manager. ” By his definition, an ethical manager is both successful and ethical when it comes to a competitive workplace environment. There was a time when ethical practices of business managers weren’t emphasized as being of importance in the workplace.

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7 Tips to Be Sure You’re Managing Diversity in the Workplace Correctly

Insperity

Remember the last time you went to a lively dinner party? One with a mix of different people with plenty of interesting things to say? You may not have noticed, but the host was busy bringing people together, making them feel welcome and moving the conversation along. Managing diversity in your company is much the same as hosting a lively dinner. Before you can manage diversity in the workplace, you have to know what it is. Recruit outside the box.

5 Corporate Social Responsibility Trends for 2019

EverFi - HR

You’ve probably heard about its importance, but what is the purpose of corporate social responsibility (CSR)? Consumers have become more aware of the motives behind the businesses they frequent and want the companies they support to share their ideas, invest in positive non-profits, and make good choices for their employees and the environment. Looking for the next big thing in corporate social responsibility?

How to fire an employee

Workable

You certainly don’t think about the moment you’ll break up. But you also don’t want to fall into the trap of getting it over with as soon as possible. And in case of large-scale layoffs , problems could escalate quickly. Scenario 1: When you use the element of surprise.

Google's Awkward Week Offers a Teachable Moment to Us All

i4cp

The story that broke this past weekend about an internal document authored by a Google employee calling the company’s culture (specifically, its approach to diversity and inclusion) into question, doesn’t seem to be going away. That says a lot in a news cycle that includes worrisome talk of ballistic missiles, military strikes on U.S. The mess at Google isn’t the first of its type, and it won’t be the last. What’s crossing the line?

How to fire an employee gracefully: 5 ways to do it right

Workable

You certainly don’t think about the moment you’ll break up. But you also don’t want to fall into the trap of getting it over with as soon as possible. And in case of large-scale layoffs , problems could escalate quickly. Scenario 1: When you use the element of surprise.

EEO Trumps Google Employee’s Free Expression

HR Daily Advisor

In addition to the important societal issues Google’s action implicates, it raises interesting labor and employment law questions about how far employees can go in speaking their minds to oppose workplace diversity. Was Memo ‘Protected’ by the NLRA?

update: is the work environment I’ve created on my team too exclusive?

Ask a Manager

Remember the letter-writer last week whose employee had quit and said in her exit interview that the team environment was too cliquish ? She ended up adding more details in the comments on the original post, including that some employees had been mocking the employee who quit on SnapChat, and when someone complained to HR, the letter-writer wanted to move the person who complained to another team. Here’s the update.

My Boss Sexually Harassed Me After Work

Evil HR Lady

Well, Im not, but thats the perception of all of us in HR. Need to explain to someone why, even after working their rear end off all year, that their annual increase is 2.7%? Need to come up with new mountains of paperwork? So, come join me on the Evil Side.