This year at SAMIBC2020 we are pleased to announce another of our presenters, Shweta Mehrotra from the Institute of Public Enterprise. Shweta will be presenting the paper A Whistleblowing Policy Disclosure Index for Large Listed Companies in India.
Presentation Abstract: Whistleblowing is one of the corporate governance mechanism helps in enhancing transparency and accountability. Whistleblowing is a recent phenomenon in India which has gained prominence due to several scams like Ranbaxy Laboratories case, Satyam fiasco and recently PNB scam and ICICI’s Chanda Kochhar allegations. The objective of this research is to identify the key drivers influence the whistleblowing policies disclosure, explore the differences in whistleblowing policy disclosure of the Indian listed firms and finally to construct whistleblowing index for the Indian context. This project shall provide the empirical study where principal-principal conflict theory is extended to explain drivers of whistleblowing policy disclosure and, hence, brings new insights to the literature on whistleblowing policy disclosure. Further, the construction of whistleblowing index will provide the score which can be used by the investors, policymakers, and other users for taking crucial decisions.
Join us in Nashville, Tennessee to see this great paper and many more March 19 – 21, 2020. For registration information visit www.samnational.org/conference.