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Ethical Issues in HR: Definition & Importance

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Why are codes of ethics used?

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1. Identify which of the following is likely NOT a profile of an external stakeholder.

2. Which stakeholders are Human Resources primarily concerned about?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is a code of ethics for an organization and to whom are HRs responsible when it comes to ethical behavior? These are among the topics that are addressed in the practice questions presented in this quiz and corresponding worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Best explanation for a code of ethics for organizations
  • Stakeholders of a company
  • Type of stakeholder human resources is most concerned about
  • Definition of corporate social responsibility
  • Types of ethical codes often adopted by organizations

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about corporate ethics in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as corporate social responsibility and code of ethics
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on ethical issues in human resources

Additional Learning

Interested in learning further? Review the accompanying lesson called Ethical Issues in HR: Definition & Importance to address objectives such as:

  • Define ethics
  • Relate information about two types of codes of ethics
  • Identify what a stakeholder is
  • Provide details about the stakeholder theory
  • Indicate the importance of ethical behavior for organizations
  • Use a fictitious business scenario throughout the lesson to illustrate how organizations develop and utilize codes of ethics
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