Business Studies

The issues of ethics faced by HRM include ________ .


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discrimination issues


SOLUTION
Human resource management (HRM) plays a decisive role in introducing and implementing ethical practices in an organisation. Ethics should be a pivotal issue for HR specialists. The ethics of human resource management (HRM) covers those ethical issues that arise around the employer-employee relationship, such as the rights and duties issues between the employer and employee.
The ethical issues faced by HRM include:
 — Discrimination issues, i.e., discrimination on the bases of age, gender, race, religion, disabilities etc.
 — Sexual harassment.
 — Affirmative Action.
 — Issues surrounding the representation of employees and the democratization of the workplace and trade unionisation.
 — Issues affecting the privacy of the employee: workplace surveillance, drug testing, etc.
 — Discrimination of whistle-blowers. 

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