Ethics in Retail Industry

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Ethics in Retail Industry
Name: Ratul Kumar Sarkar Registration Number: 4033/19

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Ratul Kumar Sarkar

Proposal on assignment in Business Ethics
2 messages Ratul Kumar Sarkar To: sanjana_tta@iimcal.ac.in Cc: ranjanm@iimcal.ac.in Name: Ratul Kumar Sarkar Reg No: 4033/19 Section: B Project type: Individual Project Title: Ethics in Retail Industry Scope: As a cornerstone of any organization and individual while interacting with various stakeholders, inside a retailing industry certain standards are followed to guide the decision making moments. The scope of the article includes study of these practices from ethical point of view, taking examples from giant retail chains and also study of ethical perceptions of the sales-force in retailing industry. The study also encompasses how organizations ensure best ethical practices and whether a socially responsible retailer gains competitive advantage and profitability through its ethical practices. 25 December 2012 00:27

Methodology: Studying on above mentioned issues can be started from reasoning with how ethics and social responsibility impacted the organizational strategies recently. A brief study of the retail organizations, known as ‘ethical’, reveals how the organizations are pressurized to create such ethically sustainable image for its customers. Studying various examples, the factors, influencing the ethical practices of an organization, can be related to find out what it takes to be defined as a socially responsible retailer. Finally the inter-relationship of profitability and ethical practices can be established to conclude the performance of retailing industry in terms of ethics and social responsibility. The approaches on ethical practices of certain organization can be accessed from the cases studies on these retail industries. The influential factors can be identified from the common trends in these approaches and a conclusive story through customer perceptions can be drawn by direct consumer contact and personal interviews.

-Ratul Kumar Sarkar Post Graduate Diploma in Computer aided Management 2012-14 Indian Institute of Management Calcutta Mob: 9609300106 sanjana_tta@iimcal.ac.in To: Ratul Kumar Sarkar 3 January 2013 13:54

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Dear Ratul Your proposal is approved. Regards Sanjana

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*Name: Ratul Kumar Sarkar Reg No: 4033/19 Section: B Project type: Individual Project Title: Ethics in Retail Industry* *Scope:* As a cornerstone of any organization and individual while interacting with various stakeholders, inside a retailing industry certain standards are followed to guide the decision making moments. The scope of the article includes study of these practices from ethical point of view, taking examples from giant retail chains and also study of ethical perceptions of the sales-force in retailing industry. The study also encompasses how organizations ensure best ethical practices and whether a socially responsible retailer gains competitive advantage and profitability through its ethical practices.

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Executive Summary:
As a cornerstone of any organization and individual while interacting with various stakeholders, inside a retailing industry certain standards are followed to guide the decision making moments. This article includes study of these practices from ethical point of view, taking examples from giant retail chains and also study of ethical perceptions of the sales-force in retailing industry. The study also encompasses how organizations ensure best ethical practices and whether a...
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