UNIVERSITY OF ATLANTA
SHARJAH STUDY CENTER,
An Ethical Dilemma
Human Resource Management
Instructor: Mr. Allan Gardner
KHAN ABDUL SAMAD
Student # 1229
Q1) From an ethical standpoint, was Mr. Garbo wrong to hire Amber? Was Amber’s father wrong to ask Mr. Garbo to help out his daughter?
Mr. Garbo considered hiring Amber keeping in view the commercial benefits attached with it but from ethical standpoint he was wrong in doing so. We further noticed in the case study that his decision in long run turned out to be more damaging than beneficial for the organization.
• Amber was over paid that means extra burden for the company.
• Amber realized ...view middle of the document...
Amber’s realization of her ethical responsibility after knowing the reason of getting job would have helped her in not only her career growth but also in winning the trust and affection of his managers and colleagues and making her office a better place to work.
• She should have been humble enough to start as any other normal new recruit.
• She should not have shared the reason of her getting job to influence colleagues and senior staff.
• As her ethical responsibility she should have worked hard and paid full attention to her work.
• She should have respected and followed all the rules and timings of the organization like any other normal employee.
• She should have been more friendly and helpful to her co workers rather than commanding.
Q3) Were other employees at Bill Garbo’s company impacted by his decision to hire Amber? Explain how.
Mr. Bill Garbo’s decision of hiring Amber impacted entire department and organization.
• Amber’s higher salary compared to other staff at same position would have created dissatisfaction among other staff.
• Amber used to involve other colleagues to get her difficult jobs done using her influence, this would result in low productivity...