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Some of the areas in which we will be conducting research are :

National survey to understand the extent of misconduct happening in organisations

How strong is the ethical leadership (personal integrity) of employees?

How strong is the ethical work culture in the organisation?

What steps are taken by organisations to support individual employees to not participate in ethical transgressions/ bribe giving unethical behaviour/responsible behaviour?

Some of the published Research Papers on Business Ethics are :


Anita Shantaram, ‘Does it Pay to be Ethical’, Performance Management : Harnessing Human Capital for Performance Excellence, Institute of HRD, 2006, pages 189-199


Anita Shantaram, ‘Can Ethics Be Taught’, Quantum Leap in Building World Class Skills Through Training and Development, Indian Society for Training and Development(ISTD),2010 pages 1-5


Understanding Business Ethics, ejournalSansodhan“Business Ethics for Global Success of Indian Businesses” organized by Gujarat Technological University (GTU), 2010


Understanding Business Ethics "SANKALPA: Journal of Management & Research" Reprint of the above article, 2011  SMJV’s CKSVIM (reprint of the above paper)


Anita Shantaram, ‘Ethical Practices in Organisations: Developing the List of Ethical Practices and checking for their Relevance and its Practice in Organisations’, New Delhi , 2011 pages 142-149


Dr. Lata Chakravarthy, Dr. P J Lavakare, Anita Shantaram et al, A Teacher’s code of conduct, Working Paper, Higher Education Forum , 2011


'Ethical Business Practices and Corporate Financial Performance’ presented and published in the 13thBiennial ISSWOV (International Society for the study of Work and Organisation Values) Conference held in Goa, India, June 24-27, 2012


'CSR- Do right the right way' – Abstract accepted. Full paper submitted for the 6th National Management Convention on Corporate Social Responsibility in India: Taking the next leap forward


The 12 Ethical Business Practices for an Ethical Organisation- IAM- 2015.


Dr. Anita Shantaram and CS Divija Dave, 'HR Manages as Ethical Managers' presented and published in the 1st International HR conference - HR  in search of an identity-changing Business Models: Inroads Made By Technology, on April 6, 2018, hosted by ICFAI Business School, Mumbai.



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