HRM 300 Week 4 HR Ethics Scenarios

HRM 300 Week 4 HR Ethics Scenarios

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 HRM 300 Week 4 HR Ethics Scenarios

Review the HR Ethics Scenarios in the HR Ethics Scenarios Worksheet.

Complete the HR Ethics Scenarios Worksheet. Use LEE version of Worksheet. Pick and answer any THREE scenarios. 

Click on the Assignment Files tab to submit your responses.

Attach your final reports from GRAMMARLY and TURNITIN with your worksheet.

HR Ethics Scenarios Worksheet



Answer the following questions for each corresponding scenario in no more than 300 words each.





The HR Director is having lunch outside the office. She hears a competitor talking about a significant change in their business that could affect the performance of her own firm. Use course eText as primary source. Cite/reference all intellectual property. This paper is not to be just common knowledge, or just student opinion.



Pick any three scenarios to answer.





















What is her HR’s ethical duty?






















Explain why this may fall under corporate responsibility and insider trading. (includes company information – not just stocks)







The head of HR refers a family member to a department head for consideration in an “unposted” job.






















What do you, as HR manager,  do?






















Explain this in the context of the corporate responsibility of conflict of interest, misuse of power and possible discrimination.





You just started your new job as the Director of HR for a government contractor. After being there for a few weeks, you notice that employees are being periodically drug tested. However, the tests don’t appear random and tend to focus on one specific group.






















Why is it important to investigate and resolve the issue immediately? Also consider penalties from the prior drug tests






















What should the investigation include?






















Does the Drug Free Workplace Act apply here? Why?





The manager at one of your locations calls you and wants to terminate an employee for having religious or political quotes in his desk area. The area is located in the back room and no one but that person has access to the room. Focus on HRM issues – NOT 1st Amendment issues.






















Do you make the person remove them?  Why or why not?






















Can the employee file a lawsuit under the Civil Rights Act, Title VII (1964)?  Why or why not?






















Explain why the manager might not have a case for termination or making the employee take the quotes down. How was the emplyee trained? Company Policy?

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