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Your manager, Mr. Johnson, has just been contacted by the board members regarding your performance on the last assignment. They inform Mr. Johnson that they are still considering your selected host country as a potential place of business. Because your selected country is still in the running, Mr. Johnson informs you that the board wants you to prepare a report discussing the potential ethical problems that your selected host country may possess. INDIA

For you to report on the ethical problems, locate your selected host country on www.transparency.org, and report on the country's rankings in the corruption perceptions index and the bribe payer's index. Additionally, find the global corruption barometer, and report the ratings for the region in which your selected country is located.

For this assignment, you must submit a report consisting of 750â?"1,000 words in which you analyze how the statistics might pose ethical concerns for your company's interest in doing business in your selected country. INDIA

For full credit, you must address the following in your report:

â?¢Locate your selected host country on www.transparency.org.
â?¢Discuss the corruption perceptions index ranking for your selected country.
â?¢Discuss the bribe payer's index ranking for your selected country.
â?¢Discuss the global corruption barometer.
â?¢Explain and discuss the ratings for the region in which your selected country is located.
â?¢Analyze how the statistics might pose ethical concerns for your company's interest in doing business in your selected country.

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The response addresses the queries posted in 956 words with references.

// In this paper we'll learn about India and its ethical issues, which might arise in doing business with India. This paper will throw light on the corruption perception index ranking of India. This paper helps to analyze, that doing business in India would be against ethical interest of an organization. //

Introduction

India is a developing country and is considered to be the eleventh largest economy of the world. If purchasing power parity is taken into consideration, then India can be ranked as the fourth largest economy of the world. Therefore, doing business in India would be very beneficial, although there are certain ethical issues which should be considered before entering India. Foreign organizations in India have to face certain issues like corruption and bribery. Therefore, before entering India, it is important to evaluate its ethical position.

Transparency International India

Indian corruption study, as released by Transparency International India is the largest study of corruption ever. According to the studies, police department is ranked highest in corruption followed by Judiciary and land administration. Government hospitals and electrical services are also corrupted. Kerala is the least corrupted state of India whereas Bihar is the most corrupted state followed by Jammu and Kashmir. The study shows that three fourth of the Indian public believes that corruption has increased, whereas only ten percent of the people think that corruption is on a decrease (India Corruption Study, 2005).

All the states in India are facing corruption and there is no big difference in ...

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The response addresses the queries posted in 956 words with references.

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