INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT-WEEK 9 CASE STUDY-FAWAD KHAN-259791.docx

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Name:FAWAD KHAN SAMATULLAH KHANMadonna ID:259791Course detail:INB 4450 International ManagementSubject:Week 9 Case Study- Ethical Leadership Ratan Tata And India's Tata GroupDate of submission:22/04/2021This case concerns the Tata Group, one of India's most powerful business conglomerates and akey emerging market. The company had a long history of ethical leadership and was well-knownfor corporate social responsibility and values like "Tatas don't bribe" and "Tatas don't engage inpolitics."The group carried on this tradition under Ratan Tata's leadership, consolidating itsbusinesses in India while also expanding its global footprint. India, like many other emergingmarkets, was going through a time in which the political elite and their cronies held an undueamount of influence.As a result, the economy was dominated by the government, which was marked by nepotism,bribery, and corruption. According to some analysts, the majority of Indian entrepreneurs workedin oligopolistic markets and sectors where the government provided them with special privileges.Despite operating in this market, the Tata Group had built an empire based on the twin pillars of'confidence' and 'integrity,' to the point that they had become a core feature of the Tata brand.However, in 2010, the group and its chief, Ratan Tata, were implicated in India's notorious 2Gscam.Investigations into the fast-growing telecom sector's fraud uncovered the country's deep-seated corruption. There was a lot of evidence of corporate fraud, and several companies wereinvestigated, including the Tata Group.Ratan Tata denied the charges, claiming that bureaucratic delays, arbitrary regulatory decisions,and systemic corruption in various sectors had prevented him from expanding further in hishome country. Despite this, he claims, the party adhered to its values and did not engage incorruption. The case study addresses one of the most significant obstacles that organizations inmany emerging markets face.
The Tata Group, headquartered in Mumbai, India, is India's largest conglomerate, established in

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Political corruption, Corporate social responsibility, Tata Group

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