Professional Boundaries: Nepotism and Favoritism

Course overview

As a manager, it's only human to have employees who you like more than others. But there are ways to handle this tendency toward favoritism in an ethical way. Likewise, you might feel inclined to hire someone you already know, or even someone you're related to. How would you do this without falling into the trap of nepotism? In this program, we'll talk about how to navigate the waters of favoritism and nepotism as a manager. We'll define these terms and discuss some examples in the workplace. We'll go over why favoritism and nepotism can be problematic, how you can change or avoid these scenarios, and how to manage your team in a fair and balanced way.
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