Helping subordinates with their personal problems: A moral dilemma for managers [Book Review]

Journal of Business Ethics 9 (6):519-531 (1990)
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Abstract

When subordinates ask their managers for help with their personal problems, it creates moral dilemmas for their managers. Managers are contractually obliged to maintain equivalent relations between their subordinates and that is compromised when one subordinate makes this kind of request. By applying deontological principles to this dilemma, additional options are revealed, and the moral duties managers owe their subordinates in these situations are clarified.

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