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  • March 3
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

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Business Standards Ethics for the HR Professional

March 3

Learn the importance of ethics in human resources and put ethics at the top of your priority list.

Most HR specialists truly intend to act with honesty and integrity, but the ethical landscape can be more complicated than most can foresee. Ethical landmines await the unwitting and the unprepared human resource manager. Ethical dilemmas occur when competing values are involved or when multiple stakeholders (employees, managers, supervisors, the company, etc.) have diverging interests. Ethical standards may pull an HR specialist in opposite directions. No option satisfies all ethical needs. There is more bad news. The decision to act ethically often carries a high personal price for the HR manager, the employee, or the employer. Ethical conduct and a need for courage are frequently inseparable. It is hard to act ethically when you are the one who will pay the cost of integrity, but it can be even harder when a co-worker or family will suffer. Ethics education must be an ongoing and committed part of any Human Resource practice. Future HR leaders must be trained to recognize and confront difficult ethical issues. This topic will scan the ethical landscape and help HR professionals to recognize, identify, and be prepared for common ethical traps. It will survey ethical foundations, general principles of ethical business behavior, business and employees, business and customers/public, and business and investors.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to define ethics.
  • You will be able to discuss general principles of ethical business behavior related to HR.
  • You will be able to identify common ethical challenges in human resources.
  • You will be able to review the Agchemco case study.

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Agenda

Ethical Foundations
  • The Definition of Ethics
  • A Few Examples
  • Codes of Ethics
  • The International Context of Ethics
General Principles of Ethical Business Behavior Related to HR
  • Why Ought Businesses to Act Ethically?
  • Corporate Culture and Human Resources
  • The Nature of Ethical Dilemmas
  • Truth Telling
  • Mutual Loyalty
  • Corporate Ethics Programs
Common Specific Ethical Challenges in Human Resources
  • Privacy
  • Discrimination, Diversity and Affirmative Action
  • Harassment
  • Due Process
  • Workplace Safety
  • Property Rights and Theft
  • Off-Duty Conduct
  • Whistle-blowing
Agchemco Case Study
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This course was last revised on July 28, 2016.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • HR Certification Institute 1.5 including Business 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved for 1.5 (Business) recertification credit hours toward aPHR(TM), aPHRi(TM), PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi(TM) and SPHRi(TM)recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
  • SHRM 1.5
     
  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     
  • CPE 1.8 including Behavioral Ethics 1.8
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Behavioral Ethics for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: . Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Advisory Services for 1.5 hours.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for human resource managers, payroll and benefits professionals, employee relations managers, business owners and managers, presidents, vice presidents, and controllers.

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Faculty

William J. Russell, J.D., M.B.A.

William J. Russell, J.D., M.B.A.

Northwest Nazarene University

  • Served at NNU as Professor of Business Law and Business Ethics
  • Taught ethics, law and entrepreneurship in graduate and undergraduate programs
  • Served as general counsel, Assoc. VP for Advancement, Executive Director for Community & Governmental Relations, Assoc. Dean of the College of Business, assistant to the president, and Director of the NNU MBA program
  • 2010 recipient of the International Award for Teaching Excellence from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), members include 650 institutions from 40 countries
  • Practiced law as a civil litigator in Boise for 16 years, and then joined Gulf Resources & Chemical Corporation (an NYSE company) and its subsidiary as general counsel and vice president
  • Left Gulf and after two years in a consulting practice at KPMG Peat Marwick founded an international consulting company with clients worldwide, which assisted over 70 large U.S. and international companies with nonlitigated solutions to specialized complex business disputes
  • He sold his company to join NNU
  • During a recent 18 month hiatus from NNU, he served as vice president for Transacction Partners, a cloud-based business financial outsourcing company which worked for churches, nonprofit and profit organization
  • Consulted with major corporations and international and local organizations on strategic planning, risk management, governance, and other business matters
  • Most popular speaking topic is “Thinking Like Warren Buffett,” a topic which he has been invited to address over three dozen times
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Product ID: 407183
Published 2016, 2020
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