Author(s): Hema Rathore
Recent corporate changing aspects have led to the developing attentiveness in business ethics, both in academia and in the professional practice. Nevertheless, ethical hiatuses endure to happen in human resource management activities, leading HR academics and professionals to reconsideration what to do to reinvent new strategies to successfully manage ethics in HRM functions. Performance is understood as achievement of the organization in relation with its set goals. It includes outcomes achieved, or accomplished through contribution of individuals or teams to the organization‘s strategic goals. The term performance encompasses economic as well as behavioural outcomes. The objective of this critical literature review therefore is to establish the role ethics can play in human resource management to improve organizational performance. The methodology used was critical review of relevant literature with the scope of the study encompassing qualitative research of theories and comparative nature of ethics in HRM.