The Impact of Business Ethic on Organisational Performance

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ETHICS AND PERFORMANCE: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF BUSINESS ETHICS ON ORGANISATIONAL PERFORMANCE WITHIN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY. HSBC HOLDING PLC AS THE CASE STUDY.

CONTENTS

List of figures and tables ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------4
Executive summary ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------5
Acknowledgement ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------6

PART 1: PROBLEMATISATION

CHAPTER 1: THE INTRODUCTION 7
1. Nature of the problem to be investigated
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.1 Presentation of primary data ------------------------------------------------------------------------------50
5.2.2 Variables likely to cause weak or non-adherence to ethical practices---------------------------------------53
5.3 Practical implications----------------------------------------------------------------------------------65
5.3.1 Barings Bank ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------65
5.3.2 HSBC Holding Plc ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------68
5.4 Recommendations -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------71
5.5 Conclusion ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------73

CHAPTER 6: REFELCTIVE SUMMARY 74
6.1 Introduction --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------74
6.2 New Skills Acquired ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------75

REFERENCES -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------79

APPENDIX -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------81 LIST OF FIGURES AND TABLES

FIGURES
Fig 1: Obligation of HSBC Senior Financial Officer---------------------------------------------- 9
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