People Professionals: Core Behaviours
This unit focuses on the ethical behaviour of people professionals to create value in the workplace, primarily focusing on ethical practices for people professionals. Regardless of the environment or challenges confronted by an organization, the unit emphasizes ways of thinking and doing things that can be used consistently to enhance employee well-being and inclusion.
For the core behaviours of people professionals, the learning objectives are:
- Promotion of awareness through various approaches to customer focus through ethical principles to advise on the motion of work within an organization.
- Identify different ways to observe the set rules and regulations within your responsibilities within an organization. Evaluating ethical values and scrutinizing them within your responsibilities within an organization.
- Analyzing the impact of different positive workplace practices and applying them to demystify challenges encountered and contribute to inclusive and respectful ideas and opinion sharing.
- Analyzing the different methods of realizing and owning your errors and demonstrating empathy to other employees in the organization.
- Participants will learn how to assess contemplative practice as a means of enhancing and integrating professional knowledge, skills, and experience in an organization.
- Appreciating various approaches to supporting and maintaining ethical and professional behaviour
Principles of ethics and professional values
The learners are aware of how ethical principles and professional values guide them on different ways to work. The students should demonstrate that they can apply and maintain ethical codes within organisations and influence desirable cultures with a professional, self-driven approach as an individual in the field of human resources. It is considered relevant to all their endeavours if a professional values ethical decision-making. To keep people involved with others and the organization, they provide the best practices for supporting people and organizational activities.
Maintaining compliance with laws and regulations within the ethical framework and professional practice
Throughout their educational process, learners should define ways to follow the relevant regulatory authority and the law within the ethical context of their profession. As a result, organizations become conscious of how they can consistently operate within the boundaries of codes of practice and laws. To comply with laws and regulations, there must be consistency and alignment with the appropriate ethical boundaries. It is recommended that professionals follow the CIPD Code of Conduct and consider following the standards and guidelines set to help them become relevant at work. To manage organizational issues effectively, professionals should always adhere to legal and ethical standards. Additionally, they support improvement in practices to support personal and professional development as well.
Good working relationships
In this course, students will learn how to summarize the different ways of demonstrating positive working relationships within an organization, such as being aware of the challenges faced by the organization, expressing opinions and views clearly and effectively working as a team. Positive working relationships are achieved by;
- Actively listening to the problem, asking for other opinions, analysing all the details, maintaining the assumption role, and assessing how well you understand the problem. Professional engagement towards solving organizational challenges is improved when workers have a good understanding of a variety of issues.
- Communicating contributions by speaking calmly and respectfully, providing all supporting details and facts, ensuring that everyone understands your opinions, accepting differing viewpoints as part of the discussion, not considering them as criticism or challenge, and clarifying in cases of misunderstanding.
- The importance of teamwork, positive challenge, the value of individual differences and their impact on the team, and ways to enhance team-building and teamwork.
- Students will learn how to foster a collaborative working environment with mutual respect, motivated by a strong desire to learn and a sense of professionalism.
Integrity and ethics in the workplace
Ethics should be taught within a framework of an organization and concerning how one’s actions affect personal and professional integrity. Understanding the varied approaches to professional ethics, corporate social responsibility and sustainability, corporate governance, values and codes of conduct. Ensure that justice, equity, and fairness are maintained in an organization by assessing the ethical responsibilities of professionals. In addition, they make sure they develop ways to ensure that sensitivity and respect are recognised within an organization. As a result, organizations across the world benefit from improved communication, negotiation skills, presentation skills, teamwork, change management, emotional intelligence, and the ability to handle challenges and conflicts.
Acknowledging and correcting own and others’ mistakes
As part of this course, learners will learn how to assess, identify, and own their own mistakes and those of others in a friendly and compassionate manner. This is achieved by acquiring skills, following a process, and developing habits that possess constructive deliberations, recognizing and associating with other people’s mistakes calmly and compassionately. Through making mistakes, the student learns to take responsibility for his/her own mistakes and other people’s, handle the consequences, and handle failure. People who acknowledge they have made mistakes are courageous enough to take action to help others and to help the organization in delivering value and achieving success.
Developing people professionals in an evolving workplace
This course will teach learners ways to demonstrate intellectual curiosity and interest in issues related to people and the environment in an organization. An organization can keep its intellectual curiosity and currency by using a variety of approaches, including asking questions, conducting research, doing formal and informal investigations, reading articles, blogs, books, and news feeds, and being actively involved in the activities of competitors. As they analyze different active methods of personal development, learners will record and reflect on their professional knowledge, skills, and experiences. Having this understanding of why people professionals should continually develop, record, and reflect on their practise helps them to identify the reasons for their continued development in the workplace. By emphasizing learning, assessing and recording, action learning and knowledge conversation, it enhances contemplative practice and the fundamental notion of constant professional development. This unit will help learners reflect on their HR practices and ensure they understand the importance of their knowledge and skills to enhance their careers.