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Office | Faculty | Department1|Lecture 4Presenter Name: Sugumar MariappanadarDateA paradox perspective forsustainable HRM
Office | Faculty | Department2|Learning objectivesExplain the difference between a contingency and paradox viewon HRM.Identify key paradoxes and tensions for sustainable HRM atdifferent levels of analysis.Describe a paradox framework for Sustainable HRM.Appreciate and evaluate different options of coping logically andemotionally with paradoxes in sustainable HRM (copingstrategies).
Office | Faculty | Department3|Contingency approach in managementContingency approach is different from the belief thatmanagement practices are universal or “best practices”which could be applied irrespective of situational factors.The contingency approach entails identifying commonlyrecurring settings and observing how different structures,strategies and behavioural processes fare in eachsetting.
Office | Faculty | Department4|Paradox approachParadox is about contradictory yet interrelated elements that existsimultaneously and persist over time (Smith and Lewis, 2011).The paradox in corporate sustainable development is based on thecontradictory and interrelated economic and ethical logic (Ehnert, 2009).Economic logic highlights the means-end rationality, and ethical logic isabout the moral obligations of organizations towards their stakeholders whilepursuing economic logic.
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Office | Faculty | Department6|The normative aspectThe normative aspect is about the attribution of value and advocates theneed to recognise intrinsic value in overarching societal and environmentalsystems. It is fundamental to the paradox perspective of organisationalsustainability because it is grounded in the principle that organisations havea wider responsibility which extends beyond economic performance andshareholder gains.
Office | Faculty | Department7|The descriptive and instrumental aspectsThe descriptive aspect represents how tensions are variously

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