Why Corruption? – Behavioural Issues

RATIONALE

This module on behavioural issues provides an overview of various challenges faced by an individual to counter corruption and unethical issues at the workplace and in society, cultures, and countries. An individual is the product of society, cultures, family, and past e...
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LEARNING METHODS

This module broadly aims to discuss individual behaviours that trigger either corrupt or anti-corrupt actions within a particular context. The universal principles of ethical behaviour are always the focal point of the curriculum and the module aims to deliver the follow...
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STUDY QUESTIONS
  1. Corporate strategies are influenced due to improper framing of risk assessment. How does the framework created by Daniel Kahnamen influence an individual’s thoughts and actions?
  2. How do Daniel Kahnamen’s two systems of thinking help an individual to act...
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CORE LITERATURE
GVV case “The Indent for Machines: A Sugary Finale”
Here, an individual is challenged to make ethical decisions when under external pressures, a problem that managers frequently face. In this case, an executive who has always been upright and worked for public good is pressured to behave in a corrupt way by the existing system. The ability to maintai...

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GVV case “Paying Bribes” – ECCH case with GVV Teaching Note “Blue Monday”
This case presents a moral dilemma in which an organisation is caught between whether to follow a route that offers kickbacks or to continue with a policy against anti-corruption and anti-bribery. Alex, an expatriate sales director for the new Chinese subsidiary of a multinational pharmaceutical com...

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ECCH case “Jianbao Questioning His Values”
A conscientious middle manager at a state-owned enterprise, Jianbao, learns the ugly truth about the behaviour of a trusted senior colleague, Ren, whom he once considered his mentor. Now, Jianbao must walk a fine line and find a way to balance his loyalty to Ren against the risks to the company whil...

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