Application of Ethics, Justice and Fair Treatment in Human Resource Management for Sustainable Peace in Nigerian Work Organizations

  • L Okere
  • CC Nwabueze
  • O Nweke
Keywords: Ethics, Justice, Fair Treatment, Human Resource Management, Organizations, managers, Work.

Abstract

For many managers, recruitment and placement, training and  development, and compensation are the heart of human resource  management. But people expect something more. They expect their  employers to treat them fairly, and to have a safe work environment. This paper deals with ethics, justice, and fair treatment in human resource  management, matters essential for positive employer and employee  peaceful con-existence. Literature survey method was adopted to discuss  the issues raised in the study. The paper observed that ethics and fair  treatment play important roles in managing employees at work. The paper  also noticed that moral awareness, the managers themselves, moral  engagement, morality, unmet goals, and rewards all influence ethical  behaviour. The paper further recommended that employees. fair treatment at work should reflect concrete actions, and they should be treated with respect. Also managers should discipline employees who observe unethical behaviour, and perpetrators of indiscipline at work, not innocent workers.

Key Words: Ethics, Justice, Fair Treatment, Human Resource Management, Organizations, managers, Work.

Published
2014-08-13
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 2227-5452
print ISSN: 2225-8590