Total views : 475

Whistle Blowing in Banking Sector - A SWOT Analysis

Affiliations

  • Department of Management and Commerce, Amrita School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amrita University, Mysuru Campus - 570026, Karnataka, India

Abstract


Objectives: The current study is focused on concept of whistle blowing, to propose SWOT Evaluation Model for Whistle Blowing in Banking Sector, to identify strength, weakness, opportunity and threat. Methods/Analysis: The study was conducted in 8 banks of Mysore city, Karnataka. Simple random technique was used for the target respondents of different cadres. Structured questionnaire were administered during personal interview. Likert scale was used in the questionnaire. Data analysis tools include tabulation, averages, percentage analysis, charts and t test for hypothesis testing. Finding: The findings found strength and threat factor rather than opportunity and weakness factors among employees in banking sector. On one side banking sector encourages whistle blowing system by providing formal whistle blowing mechanism at the same time discourages employees in using the mechanism which reflects absence of complete support from the organization for whistle blowing. Findings are mainly based on evaluation conducted by using proposed SWOT analysis model for whistle blowing. Improvements: This study gives promising and encouraging results for whistle blowers in banking sector against retaliation of whistle blowers in the other workplaces.

Keywords

Banking Sector, Retaliation, SWOT Analysis, Whistle Blow, Whistle Blower.

Full Text:

 |  (PDF views: 453)

References


  • Rao YV, Budde SR. Banking technology innovation in india: enhancing customer value and satisfaction. Indian Journal of Science and Technology. 2015 Dec; 8(33):1–10.
  • Miceli MM, Near JP. Organisational dissidence: The case of whistle blowing. Journal of Business Ethics. 1985 Feb; 4(1):1–16.
  • Davis M. Avoiding tragedy of whistle blowing. Business and Professional Ethics. 1989; 8(4).
  • Kipling R. The jungle law. Available from: https://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/k/kipling/rudyard/jungle2/chapter2.html
  • Perks S, Smith E. Employee perceptions regarding whistle blowing in the work place: A South African perspective’s. A Journal of Human Resource Management. 2008; 6(2):15–24.
  • Patrica A. Be prepare before you blow the whistle. Fraud Magazine; 2010 Sep/Oct.
  • Arekar K, Mehta R. Responsible corporate governance through whistleblowing. Research Journal in Organizational Psychology and Educational Studies. 2008; (1):7–11.
  • Felsao A. Available from: http://www.bmartin.cc/dissent/documents/Fels.pdf
  • Dworkin T, Baucus MS. Internal vs external whistle blowers: a comparison of the whistle blowing processes. Journal of Business Ethics. 1998; 17(12):1281–98.
  • Rvishankar L. Encouraging internal whistle blowing in organizations. Available from: http://www.scu.edu//ethics/publications/submitted/whistleblowinghtml
  • Near JP, Rehg MT, Scotter JRV, Miceli MP. Does type of wrong doing affect the whistle blowing process? Business Ethics Quarterly. 2004; 14(2):219–42.
  • Near JP, Dwokin TM, Miceli MP. Whistle blowing in organizations. Lea’s Organisation and Management Series; 2008.
  • Sowmya S, Rajshekhar H. What motivates whistle blowers? Wisdom vs stupidity-two faces of the same coin. American International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Social Science. 2014; 9(4):364–8.
  • Vadera AK, Aguilee RV, Caza BB. Making sense of whistle blowing antecedents: Learning from research on Identity and ethics programs. Business Ethics Quarterly. 2009; 19(4):553–86.

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.