Ethic – Case Study Example
Article Review Article Review Summary The article d The Impact of Human Resource Management Practices and Corporate Sustainability on Organizational Ethical Climates: An Employee Perspective was authored by Guerci et al. and the article is based on a research that was conducted in order to identify how different procedures of human resources as well as corporate stability impacts the ethical behavior of the people working within an organization (Guerci et al., 2013). The outcome of the research was that human resource procedures that help in the enhancement of employee’s ability as well as opportunities have a positive impact on the overall ethical conditions of the organization.
In order to conduct this study questionnaires were administered to six thousand employees who were operating in six different countries that belonged to the European region. In order to measure the variable of organizational ethical climate the variables used were egoistic benevolent and principled and the questionnaire was based on these variables. The study was causal in nature and the statistical tool used to conduct the study was partial least squares. This tool is used to identify the causal relationship between different variables and this was the purpose for which the tool was implemented. Hypothesis were created on the believes that different human resource procedures help in the enhancement of kindness and the overall ethical condition of the organization and results in the reduction of egoistic condition of the organization.
Managers of an organization can implement the findings of this study in order to alter the ethical conditions of their organization. If they aim at elevating kindness among employees and make the employees act in an ethical manner the manager should give higher priority to their employee’s ability enhancing human resource procedures such as recruitment and selection. Furthermore, human resource practices can only be helpful in enhancing the ethical situation of the organization if enough importance is given to sustainability and therefore the managers should work closely with those professionals who are responsible for the organizations corporate social responsibility.
Guerci, M., Radaelli, G., Siletti, E., Cirella, S., & Rami Shani, A. (2013). The Impact of Human Resource Management Practices and Corporate Sustainability on Organizational Ethical Climates: An Employee Perspective. Journal Of Business Ethics, 126(2), 325-342. doi:10.1007/s10551-013-1946-1