Advertisement

Problems in Management Ethics Training: An Indian Perspective

  • Shashwat Shukla
Chapter

Abstract

This chapter addresses an ethical paradox in the Indian business environment—in that, historically, ethics and social responsibility have been part of the national psyche, but post-independent India has now fallen to a low rank in international corruption perception indices. The focus of the chapter is on the importance of educating leaders in socially responsible and ethically competent management.

Keywords

Ethical paradox Management training Indian business environment Social responsibility 

References

  1. Amin, S. (Director). (2009). Rocket Singh: Salesman of the year (motion picture). India.Google Scholar
  2. Aswathappa, K. (1991). Organisational behaviour. Himalaya Publishing House.Google Scholar
  3. Baggini, J., & Fosl, P. S. (2007). The ethics toolkit: A compendium of ethical concepts and methods. Blackwell.Google Scholar
  4. Berger, R., & Herstein, R. (2014). The evolution of business ethics in India. International Journal of Social Economics, 41(11), 1073–1086.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Bhandarkar, M. (Director). (2006, July 7). Film corporate (motion picture). India.Google Scholar
  6. Bhatia, G. (2017, September 27). The richest sport in India just keeps getting richer. CNBC.Google Scholar
  7. Bhatnagar, G. V. (2016, October 18). Murder of Mumbai activist highlights how India is failing its whistleblowers. The Wire.Google Scholar
  8. Blink. (2014, April 1). Making ethical decisions: A 7-step path. UC San Diego.Google Scholar
  9. Bloom, N., Mahajan, A., McKenzie, D., & Roberts, J. (2011, April 13). ‘The Office’ goes to India: Why bad management is keeping India poor. Retrieved from http://voxeu.org
  10. Cooper, C. L., & Cartwright, S. (1997, July). An intervention strategy for workplace stress. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 43(1), 7–16.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. Dalal, B. (2017, August 22). Responsibility of improving MBA education in India lies with corporate leaders. Forbes India.Google Scholar
  12. Dameron, S., & Durand, T. (2011). Redesigning management education and research: Challenging proposals from European scholars. Edward Elgar Publishing.Google Scholar
  13. Dhamija, B. (2016, July 15). There is reason for India’s corruption (and it’s not us or even the politicians). Huffington Post India blog.Google Scholar
  14. Eisenhardt, K. M., & Sull, D. N. (2001). Strategy as simple rules. Harvard Business Review, 79(1), 106–119.Google Scholar
  15. Ghoshal, S. (2005). Bad management theories are destroying good management practices. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 4(1), 75–91.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Gibbert, M., & Scranton, P. (2009). Constraints as sources of radical innovation? Insights from jet propulsion development. Management & Organizational History, 4(4), 385–399.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. Glasser, W. (2010). Choice theory: A new psychology of personal freedom. Harper Collins.Google Scholar
  18. Guttmann, D. (1996). Logotherapy for the helping professional: Meaningful social work. Springer Publishing Co.Google Scholar
  19. Heyneman, S. P. (2004, November). Education and corruption. International Journal of Educational Development, 24(6), 637–648.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. Keupp, M. M., & Gassmann, O. (2013). Resource constraints as triggers of radical innovation: Longitudinal evidence from the manufacturing sector. Research Policy, 42(8), 1457–1468.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. Kibriya, M. (1999). Gandhi and Indian freedom struggle. APH Publishing.Google Scholar
  22. Kiran, N. (2017, January 27). India ranked 79th in the Corruption Perception Index 2016. Business Today.Google Scholar
  23. Lelyveld, J. (2011). Great soul. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.Google Scholar
  24. Pathak, K. (2015, February 19). Business schools face a crisis of confidence. Business Standard.Google Scholar
  25. Robbins, S. P., & Judge, T. A. (2012). Essentials of organizational behavior (11th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.Google Scholar
  26. Ronen, B. (2005). The theory of constraints: Practice and research. IOS Press.Google Scholar
  27. Rossy, G. L. (2011). Five questions for addressing ethical dilemmas. Strategy & Leadership, 39(6), 35–42.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. Sims, R. R., & Quatro, S. A. (2008). Executive ethics: Ethical dilemmas and challenges for the CSuite. Charlotte, NC: IAP—Information Age Publishing, Inc.Google Scholar
  29. Singh, R., & Sundaram, S. (1996). Gandhi and the world order. APH Publishing.Google Scholar
  30. UGC ACT. (1956). The University Grants Commission Act and rules & regulations under the Act, 1956; as modified December 20, 1985. Retrieved from https://www.ugc.ac.in/oldpdf/ugc_act.pdf
  31. Vaidya, A. (2017, September 26). Nepotism is not just a Bollywood problem. HuffPost Blog.Google Scholar
  32. Weiss, J. W. (2014). Business ethics: A stakeholder and issues management approach. Berrett-Koehler Publishers.Google Scholar
  33. Yardley, J., & Timmons, H. (2010, December 13). Telecom scandal plunges India into political crisis. New York Times.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shashwat Shukla
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ManagementUniversity of AllahabadAllahabadIndia

Personalised recommendations