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MGMT 8740 Legal, Ethical, and Cultural Environment of Human Resource Management: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

Required Course Readings


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Austin, M. J., & Claassen, J. (2008). Impact of organizational change on organizational culture: Implications for introducing evidence-based practiced Social Work, 5.

Bernstein, S., Dupuis, M., & Vallee, G. (2009). Beyond formal equality: Closing the gender gap in a changing labour market—A study of legislative solutions adopted in Canada. Journal of Legislative Studies, 15(4), 481–501

Bramson, R. N. (2000). HR's role in mergers and acquisitions. Training & Development, 54(10), 59–66. 

Brunstetter, P. H. (1972). Managing people without playing God. Training & Development Journal, 26(2), 14–19. 

Burri, M. (2010). Cultural diversity as a concept of global law: Origins, evolution and prospects. Diversity, 2(8), 1059-1084.

Eurich, T., Krause, D., Cigularov, K., & Thornton, G. (2009). Assessment centers: Current practices in the United States.Journal of Business and Psychology, 24(4), 387–407.

Fougère, M., & Moulettes, A. (2007). The construction of the modern west and the backward rest: Studying the discourse of Hofstede's culture's consequences. Journal of Multicultural Discourses, 2(1), 1–19. 

Jacques, M. L. (1999). The call of quality: Doing right things right. Quality Progress, 32(9), 48–54.

Kohl, J., Mayfield, M., & Mayfield, J. (2004). Human resource regulation and legal issues: Web sites for instructional and training development. Journal of Education for Business, 79(6), 339–343. 

Marsella, A. (2009). Diversity in a global era: The context and consequences of differences. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 22(1), 119–135.

McElhaney, K. (2009). A strategic approach to corporate social responsibility. Leader to Leader, 52, 30–36. 

Murray, J. S. (2010). Moral courage in healthcare: Acting ethically even in the presence of risk. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 15(3), 1–9

Peterson, M. (2007). The heritage of cross cultural management research: Implications for the Hofstede chair in cultural diversity.International Journal of Cross Cultural Management: CCM, 7(3), 359–377. 

Pouvreau, D., & Drack, M. (2007). On the history of Ludwig von Bertalanffy's "General Systemology," and on its relationship to cybernetics. International Journal of General Systems, 36(3), 281–337. 

Prinsloo, P., Beukes, C., & De Jongh, D. (2006). Corporate citizenship education for responsible business leaders.Development Southern Africa, 23(2), 197–2 11. 

Salopek, J. J. (2001). Do the right thing. T+D, 55(7), 3844.

Shieh, C.-J., Wang, I.-M., & Wang, F.-J. (2009). The relationships among cross-cultural management, learning organization, and organizational performance in multinationals. Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal, 37(1), 15–30.

 Tan, J., & Wang, L. (2011). MNC strategic responses to ethical pressure: An institutional logic perspective. Journal of Business Ethics, 98(3), 373–390.

Venezia, C., Venezia, G., Cavico, F., & Mujtaba, B. (2011). Is ethics education necessary? A comparative study of moral cognizance in Taiwan and the United States. The International Business & Economics Research Journal, 10(3), 17–28.

Wang,I-M., Shieh, C.-J., & Wang, F.-J. (2008). Effect of human capital investment on organizational performance. Social Behavior and Personality, 36(8), 1011–1022. 

Zygmunt, N. (1989, February 12). Business forum: The moral dilemma; Yes, Socrates, ethics can be taught. The New York Times


Other Readings

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