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Ch 10: Ethics of Management & Employment

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Ethics of Management & Employment - Chapter Summary

Gain full comprehension of the ethics of management and employment using this chapter's informative overview as a study guide. Our instructors delve into topics like organizational ethical climate, ethical issues in HR, affirmative action, equal employment opportunity and the Whistleblower Protection Act. Watch entertaining video lessons to boost your knowledge of these and other topics, and take our multiple-choice quizzes to test your comprehension. Any questions you develop during your studies can be submitted to our experts via the Dashboard. After completing this chapter, you will be ready to:

  • Define organizational citizenship behavior in the workplace
  • Explain the ethics of the employer-employee relationship and how it affects stakeholders
  • List and describe current controversial employee-management issues
  • Discuss how contemporary organizations manage a diverse workforce
  • Outline laws associated with employment discrimination
  • Provide examples of ability and disability diversity in the workplace
  • Detail employee rights as they relate to privacy and safety

13 Lessons in Chapter 10: Ethics of Management & Employment
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Organizational Ethical Climate: Definition, Issues & Improvement

1. Organizational Ethical Climate: Definition, Issues & Improvement

Organizational ethical climate refers to the moral atmosphere of the work environment and the level of ethics practiced within a company. Instrumental, caring, law and order, rules, and independence are the five types of ethical climate that can exist in an organization.

Organizational Citizenship Behavior in the Workplace: Definition and Examples

2. Organizational Citizenship Behavior in the Workplace: Definition and Examples

Organizational citizenship is a concept that all companies wish to have but very few can actually achieve. It is rooted in individual employees' view of the company and how they associate themselves with it.

The Ethics of the Employer-Employee Relationship & Its Effect on Stakeholders

3. The Ethics of the Employer-Employee Relationship & Its Effect on Stakeholders

The employer-employee relationship must be ethically sound. There are specific requirements that each side expects in order to respect the employment relationship and its effect on stakeholders.

Ethical Issues in HR: Definition & Importance

4. Ethical Issues in HR: Definition & Importance

Unethical behavior from a business can create problems with regulators and have adverse effects on a company's bottom line. In this lesson, you'll learn about ethical issues relevant to HR and the importance of ethical organizational behavior.

Controversial Employee-Management Issues

5. Controversial Employee-Management Issues

The modern workplace is replete with controversy ranging from charges of excessive executive pay to workplace privacy. In this lesson, you'll learn about some current controversial employee-management issues in the workplace.

Managing a Diverse Workforce in Contemporary Organizations

6. Managing a Diverse Workforce in Contemporary Organizations

Diversity is all around us and is a huge part of the business climate today. All companies strive for diversity, so they can have a unique perspective and look at issues through the eyes of their employees. This lesson will address diversity in a global setting.

Affirmative Action: Definition and Effects on Diversity in the Workplace

7. Affirmative Action: Definition and Effects on Diversity in the Workplace

Affirmative action creates a diverse workplace for organizations. Legislation was passed to help protected groups not have an adverse impact on employment opportunities. In this lesson, find out the difference between protected groups and adverse impacts.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Title VII Law & Regulations

8. Equal Employment Opportunity: Title VII Law & Regulations

One of the most important employment laws on the books is Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In this lesson, you'll learn about Title VII, its regulations and how it affects human resources management. A short quiz follows.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Title VII Requirements for Managers & Organizations

9. Equal Employment Opportunity: Title VII Requirements for Managers & Organizations

Violation of Title VII can result in serious consequences for a business. In this lesson, you'll learn important issues and concepts that managers must understand in order to comply with Title VII. A short quiz follows the lesson.

Employment Discrimination: Definition and Laws

10. Employment Discrimination: Definition and Laws

Employment discrimination occurs when a job applicant or employee is mistreated based on his or her race, national origin, gender, disability, religion, or age. This lesson defines employment discrimination and looks at Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Ability and Disability Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

11. Ability and Disability Diversity in the Workplace: Definition, Trends & Examples

Everyone has both strengths and limitations, and it is the diversity of these things that makes for a great workplace. In this lesson, we'll examine ability and disability diversity in the workplace, including the ADA and sensitivity training.

Employee Rights: Privacy & Safety

12. Employee Rights: Privacy & Safety

The modern workplace can be an intrusive and sometimes even a dangerous and violent place. In this lesson, you'll learn about employee privacy and safety. Topics will include employee surveillance, social media and workplace safety and violence.

What Is the Whistleblower Act? - Definition, Rights & Protection

13. What Is the Whistleblower Act? - Definition, Rights & Protection

A whistleblower is an employee that reports an employer's misconduct. There are laws that protect whistleblowers from being fired or mistreated for reporting misconduct. One of these laws is the Whistleblower Protection Act. This lesson explains the Whistleblower Protection Act and other laws that protect whistleblowers.

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