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Online Submission, Paper presented at the Academy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference in the Americas (Panama City, FL, Feb 20-24, 2008)

The purpose of this review is to explore the literature related to interpersonal forgiveness in organizations and its possible implications for HRD (human resource development) theory and practice. It defines forgiveness and provides a theoretical framework for its consideration within the workplace environment. It also reviews and discusses the benefits and risks of forgiveness, the role of leadership in a forgiving culture, and the literature regarding related business interventions.

Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Human Resources, Intervention, Psychological Patterns, Interpersonal Relationship, Work Environment, Prosocial Behavior, Literature Reviews, Organizational Culture





Author: Madsen, Susan R.; Gygi, Janice; Hammond, Scott C.; Plowman, Suzanne

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=2633&id=ED501609







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