Title: A study to measure the organisational integrity across different sectors

Authors: Virender Khanna

Addresses: FDDI School of Business and Entrepreneurship, India

Abstract: Organisational integrity can be defined as self-governing practices of an organisation based on some values and ethics. Organisational integrity always flows from top to bottom. The current study aims to measure the organisational integrity of 50 companies from ten different sectors of Indian economy using primary data. KPMG thermometer has been used to measure the organisational integrity for measuring eight dimensions of integrity namely; clarity, role modelling, enabling environment, support, transparency, enforcement, comfort to report misconduct and openness. Data has been collected from all over India from the employees of the surveyed companies. It was found from the study that organisational integrity is high in banking, and insurance companies while the integrity is low in IT and automobile companies.

Keywords: integrity; companies; ethics; ethical leadership; governance; KPMG thermometer; responsible behaviour and banking.

DOI: 10.1504/WREMSD.2018.097695

World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development, 2018 Vol.14 No.6, pp.669 - 682

Received: 04 Apr 2017
Accepted: 07 May 2017

Published online: 29 Jan 2019 *

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