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