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Human Resource Management International Digest

ISSN: 0967-0734
Incorporates: Management Development Review

Online from: 2002

Subject Area: Human Resource Management

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The fundamental values that drive HR policy at Procter & Gamble: Key role of integrity, trust and respect for others


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Title:The fundamental values that drive HR policy at Procter & Gamble: Key role of integrity, trust and respect for others
Source:Human Resource Management International Digest, Vol. 19 Iss: 3
pp:10 - 14
Keywords:Corporate communications, Employee development, Employees, Human resource management, Recruitment, Remuneration
Article type:Case study
DOI:10.1108/09670731111125862 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Abstract:

PurposeThis paper aims to describe the human resource (HR) policies and drivers of success in force at 130,000-employee multinational consumer-goods company Procter & Gamble, with particular focus on the company's UK and Ireland operation.

Design/methodology/approachThe paper concentrates on hiring policy, inductions, internal communications, employee rewards, employee benefits and remuneration.

FindingsThe paper details how integrity, trust and respect for others are fundamental values that drive the day-to-day working methods and decision-making of Procter & Gamble's global workforce.

Practical implicationsThe paper highlights the importance of curiosity and innovation; employees' ability to discover and make use of the difference, and people's ability to meet change head-on.

Social implicationsThe paper describes the HR policies that help to make P&G a good corporate citizen in the countries in which it operates.

Originality/valueThe paper highlights the importance of fairness and openness in the smooth running of a company.



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