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Page 1 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Assessment 2 Information Subject Code: MBA402 Subject Name: Governance, Ethics and Sustainability Assessment Title: Code of Ethics Assessment Type: Code of Ethics Choose an item.: 2,000 Words (+/-10%) Weighting: 30 % Total Marks: 30 Submission: Via Turnitin Due Date: Week 10 Your Task You are required to research recent news articles and other information about Westpac Bank. Here is an example of a recent news article describing some of the corporate governance issues at Westpac Bank: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-11-27/why-heads-are-rolling-at-another-big-australianbank-quicktake You must then draft a Code of Ethics for Westpac Bank Assessment Instructions Your Code of Ethics for Westpac Bank must specifically address: A. Discrimination B. Exploitation C. Corruption D. Dishonest and Fraudulent Behaviour E. Whistleblower Protections F. Enforcement You will be required to include a minimum of 5 references in your Code of Ethics which must come from academic journals or textbooks. For further guidance here are the links to three example company codes of ethics: 1. Wesfarmers – http://www.wesfarmers.com.au/docs/default-source/corporate-governance/code-ofEthics—may-2015.pdf?sfvrsn=8 2. Stockland – https://www.stockland.com.au/about-stockland/corporate-governance 3. Woolworths – http://www.woolworthsgroup.com.au/icms_docs/183764_Code_of_Ethics.pdf Page 2 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Important Study Information Academic Integrity Policy KBS values academic integrity. All students must understand the meaning and consequences of cheating, plagiarism and other academic offences under the Academic Integrity and Ethics Policy. What is academic integrity and misEthics? What are the penalties for academic misEthics? What are the late penalties? How can I appeal my grade? Click here for answers to these questions: http://www.kbs.edu.au/current-students/student-policies/. Word Limits for Written Assessments Submissions that exceed the word limit by more than 10% will cease to be marked from the point at which that limit is exceeded. Study Assistance Students may seek study assistance from their local Academic Learning Advisor or refer to the resources on the MyKBS Academic Success Centre page. Click here for this information. Page 3 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Assessment Marking Guide Criteria F (Fail) 0%-49% P (Pass) 50%-64% CR (Credit) 65%-74% D (Distinction) 75% – 84% HD (High Distinction) 85%-100% Mark Code of Ethics Discrimination Code of Ethics does not adequately explain the concept of discrimination. Code of Ethics fails to expressly prohibit discrimination. Discrimination is sufficiently explained in the Code of Ethics. Discrimination is expressly prohibited but more information required to clarify the forms of behavior that amount to discrimination. Specific examples of discrimination are included in the Code of Ethics to support accurate explanation. Express prohibition of discrimination included making it clear that specific examples of behavior provided are in breach. A detailed explanation of the concept of discrimination is provided for in the Code of Ethics supported by relevant examples. Such discrimination is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics. Discrimination is comprehensively explained and supported by directly relevant examples. Such discrimination is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics with cross reference made to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Code of Ethics Exploitation Little to no discussion of the meaning of exploitation. No express prohibition of exploitation in Code of Ethics. Code of Ethics includes adequate outline of the concept of exploitation. Express prohibition of exploitation is included but further details are necessary to better illustrate what forms of exploitation will not be tolerated in the organization. Exploitation is clearly explained in the Code of Ethics with specific examples included. Exploitation is expressly prohibited and a direct reference is made to examples provided as being in breach. Elaborate explanation of the concept of exploitation is provided for in the Code of Ethics and supported by helpful examples. Exploitation is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics. Exploitation is thoroughly explained and supported by multiple relevant examples. The Code of Ethics expressly prohibits exploitation and refers to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Code of Ethics Corruption Code of Ethics does not adequately explain the concept of corruption. Code of Ethics fails to expressly prohibit corruption. Corruption is sufficiently explained in the Code of Ethics. Corruption is expressly prohibited but more information required to clarify the forms of behavior that amount to corruption. Specific examples of corruption are included in the Code of Ethics to support accurate explanation. Express prohibition of corruption included making it clear that specific examples of behavior provided are in breach. A detailed explanation of the concept of corruption is provided for in the Code of Ethics supported by relevant examples specifically including corrupt activity. Such corruption is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics. Corruption is comprehensively explained and supported by directly relevant examples including corruption. Such corruption is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics with cross reference made to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Page 4 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Code of Ethics Dishonest & Fraudulent Behaviour Little to no discussion of the meaning of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour. No express prohibition of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour in Code of Ethics. Code of Ethics includes adequate outline of the concept of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour. Express prohibition of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is included but further details are necessary to better illustrate what forms of dishonest and fraudulent behavior will not be tolerated in the organization. Dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is clearly explained in the Code of Ethics with specific examples included. Dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is expressly prohibited and a direct reference is made to examples provided as being in breach. Elaborate explanation of the concept of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is provided for in the Code of Ethics and supported by helpful examples specifically including dishonest and fraudulent behavior. Dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics. Dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is thoroughly explained and supported by multiple relevant examples including dishonest and fraudulent behavior. The Code of Ethics expressly prohibits dishonest and fraudulent behaviour and refers to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Code of Ethics Whistleblower Protections Code of Ethics does not adequately explain the concept of whistleblower or the need for adequate protections. Code of Ethics fails to expressly provide for whistleblower protections. Whistleblowing is sufficiently explained in the Code of Ethics with consideration of the need for protections. Whistleblower protections are expressly provided for but more protective measures required to encourage whistleblowers to come forward. Specific examples of whistleblowing are included in the Code of Ethics to support accurate explanation. Express provision of whistleblower protections included making it clear that specific examples of behavior provided are entitled to protection. A detailed explanation of the concept of whistleblowing is provided for in the Code of Ethics supported by relevant examples. Such whistleblowing is expressly protected by the Code of Ethics. Whistleblowing is comprehensively explained and supported by directly relevant examples. Such whistleblowing is expressly protected by the Code of Ethics with cross reference made to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Code of Ethics Enforcement Little to no discussion of the enforcement and its purpose. No express provision for enforcement in Code of Ethics. Code of Ethics includes adequate outline of the enforcement. Express provision for enforcement is included but further structure is necessary to better illustrate sanctions for breach and deter breaching behavior. Enforcement is clearly explained in the Code of Ethics with specific examples included. Enforcement is expressly provided for and a direct reference is made to examples provided as being in breach with corresponding sanctions clearly illustrated. Elaborate explanation of the concept of enforcement is provided for in the Code of Ethics and supported by helpful examples specifically including discrimination , exploitation, corruption, dishonest and fraudulent behavior, and whistleblower protections. Enforcement is expressly provided for in the Code of Ethics. Enforcement is thoroughly explained and supported by multiple relevant examples including discrimination, exploitation, corruption, dishonest and fraudulent behavior, and whistleblower protections and more. The Code of Ethics expressly provides for enforcement and cross references previous section of the Code. /4 Page 5 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Structure, Format and Presentation Answer not clearly and logically presented. Appropriate theory and research not used to answer question posed. Correct academic writing style not used, including correct spelling, grammar and punctuation. Format of answer inconsistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list does not follow Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. Answer logically presented. Some appropriate theory and research used to answer question posed. Mostly correct academic writing style used, including correct spelling, grammar and punctuation. Format of answer mostly consistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list mostly follows Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. Answer clearly and logically presented. Appropriate theory and research used to answer question posed. Correct academic writing style used, including correct spelling, grammar and punctuation. Format of answer consistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list follows Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. Answer clear, concise and logically presented. Appropriate theory and additional research used to answer question posed. Correct academic writing style used, including correct spelling, strong grammar and punctuation. Format of answer consistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list follows Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. Answer clear, concise, effective, and logically presented. Appropriate theory and comprehensive research used to answer question posed. Correct academic writing style used, including correct spelling, advanced grammar and punctuation. Format of answer consistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list follows Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. /6 Comments: /30

Page 1 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Assessment 2 Information Subject Code: MBA402 Subject Name: Governance, Ethics and Sustainability Assessment Title: Code of Ethics Assessment Type: Code of Ethics Choose an item.: 2,000 Words (+/-10%) Weighting: 30 % Total Marks: 30 Submission: Via Turnitin Due Date: Week 10 Your Task You are required to research recent news articles and other information about Westpac Bank. Here is an example of a recent news article describing some of the corporate governance issues at Westpac Bank: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-11-27/why-heads-are-rolling-at-another-big-australianbank-quicktake You must then draft a Code of Ethics for Westpac Bank Assessment Instructions Your Code of Ethics for Westpac Bank must specifically address: A. Discrimination B. Exploitation C. Corruption D. Dishonest and Fraudulent Behaviour E. Whistleblower Protections F. Enforcement You will be required to include a minimum of 5 references in your Code of Ethics which must come from academic journals or textbooks. For further guidance here are the links to three example company codes of ethics: 1. Wesfarmers – http://www.wesfarmers.com.au/docs/default-source/corporate-governance/code-ofEthics—may-2015.pdf?sfvrsn=8 2. Stockland – https://www.stockland.com.au/about-stockland/corporate-governance 3. Woolworths – http://www.woolworthsgroup.com.au/icms_docs/183764_Code_of_Ethics.pdf Page 2 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Important Study Information Academic Integrity Policy KBS values academic integrity. All students must understand the meaning and consequences of cheating, plagiarism and other academic offences under the Academic Integrity and Ethics Policy. What is academic integrity and misEthics? What are the penalties for academic misEthics? What are the late penalties? How can I appeal my grade? Click here for answers to these questions: http://www.kbs.edu.au/current-students/student-policies/. Word Limits for Written Assessments Submissions that exceed the word limit by more than 10% will cease to be marked from the point at which that limit is exceeded. Study Assistance Students may seek study assistance from their local Academic Learning Advisor or refer to the resources on the MyKBS Academic Success Centre page. Click here for this information. Page 3 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Assessment Marking Guide Criteria F (Fail) 0%-49% P (Pass) 50%-64% CR (Credit) 65%-74% D (Distinction) 75% – 84% HD (High Distinction) 85%-100% Mark Code of Ethics Discrimination Code of Ethics does not adequately explain the concept of discrimination. Code of Ethics fails to expressly prohibit discrimination. Discrimination is sufficiently explained in the Code of Ethics. Discrimination is expressly prohibited but more information required to clarify the forms of behavior that amount to discrimination. Specific examples of discrimination are included in the Code of Ethics to support accurate explanation. Express prohibition of discrimination included making it clear that specific examples of behavior provided are in breach. A detailed explanation of the concept of discrimination is provided for in the Code of Ethics supported by relevant examples. Such discrimination is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics. Discrimination is comprehensively explained and supported by directly relevant examples. Such discrimination is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics with cross reference made to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Code of Ethics Exploitation Little to no discussion of the meaning of exploitation. No express prohibition of exploitation in Code of Ethics. Code of Ethics includes adequate outline of the concept of exploitation. Express prohibition of exploitation is included but further details are necessary to better illustrate what forms of exploitation will not be tolerated in the organization. Exploitation is clearly explained in the Code of Ethics with specific examples included. Exploitation is expressly prohibited and a direct reference is made to examples provided as being in breach. Elaborate explanation of the concept of exploitation is provided for in the Code of Ethics and supported by helpful examples. Exploitation is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics. Exploitation is thoroughly explained and supported by multiple relevant examples. The Code of Ethics expressly prohibits exploitation and refers to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Code of Ethics Corruption Code of Ethics does not adequately explain the concept of corruption. Code of Ethics fails to expressly prohibit corruption. Corruption is sufficiently explained in the Code of Ethics. Corruption is expressly prohibited but more information required to clarify the forms of behavior that amount to corruption. Specific examples of corruption are included in the Code of Ethics to support accurate explanation. Express prohibition of corruption included making it clear that specific examples of behavior provided are in breach. A detailed explanation of the concept of corruption is provided for in the Code of Ethics supported by relevant examples specifically including corrupt activity. Such corruption is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics. Corruption is comprehensively explained and supported by directly relevant examples including corruption. Such corruption is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics with cross reference made to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Page 4 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Code of Ethics Dishonest & Fraudulent Behaviour Little to no discussion of the meaning of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour. No express prohibition of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour in Code of Ethics. Code of Ethics includes adequate outline of the concept of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour. Express prohibition of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is included but further details are necessary to better illustrate what forms of dishonest and fraudulent behavior will not be tolerated in the organization. Dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is clearly explained in the Code of Ethics with specific examples included. Dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is expressly prohibited and a direct reference is made to examples provided as being in breach. Elaborate explanation of the concept of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is provided for in the Code of Ethics and supported by helpful examples specifically including dishonest and fraudulent behavior. Dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics. Dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is thoroughly explained and supported by multiple relevant examples including dishonest and fraudulent behavior. The Code of Ethics expressly prohibits dishonest and fraudulent behaviour and refers to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Code of Ethics Whistleblower Protections Code of Ethics does not adequately explain the concept of whistleblower or the need for adequate protections. Code of Ethics fails to expressly provide for whistleblower protections. Whistleblowing is sufficiently explained in the Code of Ethics with consideration of the need for protections. Whistleblower protections are expressly provided for but more protective measures required to encourage whistleblowers to come forward. Specific examples of whistleblowing are included in the Code of Ethics to support accurate explanation. Express provision of whistleblower protections included making it clear that specific examples of behavior provided are entitled to protection. A detailed explanation of the concept of whistleblowing is provided for in the Code of Ethics supported by relevant examples. Such whistleblowing is expressly protected by the Code of Ethics. Whistleblowing is comprehensively explained and supported by directly relevant examples. Such whistleblowing is expressly protected by the Code of Ethics with cross reference made to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Code of Ethics Enforcement Little to no discussion of the enforcement and its purpose. No express provision for
enforcement in Code of Ethics. Code of Ethics includes adequate outline of the enforcement. Express provision for enforcement is included but further structure is necessary to better illustrate sanctions for breach and deter breaching behavior. Enforcement is clearly explained in the Code of Ethics with specific examples included. Enforcement is expressly provided for and a direct reference is made to examples provided as being in breach with corresponding sanctions clearly illustrated. Elaborate explanation of the concept of enforcement is provided for in the Code of Ethics and supported by helpful examples specifically including discrimination , exploitation, corruption, dishonest and fraudulent behavior, and whistleblower protections. Enforcement is expressly provided for in the Code of Ethics. Enforcement is thoroughly explained and supported by multiple relevant examples including discrimination, exploitation, corruption, dishonest and fraudulent behavior, and whistleblower protections and more. The Code of Ethics expressly provides for enforcement and cross references previous section of the Code. /4 Page 5 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Structure, Format and Presentation Answer not clearly and logically presented. Appropriate theory and research not used to answer question posed. Correct academic writing style not used, including correct spelling, grammar and punctuation. Format of answer inconsistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list does not follow Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. Answer logically presented. Some appropriate theory and research used to answer question posed. Mostly correct academic writing style used, including correct spelling, grammar and punctuation. Format of answer mostly consistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list mostly follows Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. Answer clearly and logically presented. Appropriate theory and research used to answer question posed. Correct academic writing style used, including correct spelling, grammar and punctuation. Format of answer consistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list follows Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. Answer clear, concise and logically presented. Appropriate theory and additional research used to answer question posed. Correct academic writing style used, including correct spelling, strong grammar and punctuation. Format of answer consistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list follows Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. Answer clear, concise, effective, and logically presented. Appropriate theory and comprehensive research used to answer question posed. Correct academic writing style used, including correct spelling, advanced grammar and punctuation. Format of answer consistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list follows Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. /6 Comments: /30. Page 1 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline
Assessment 2 Information
Subject Code: MBA402
Subject Name: Governance, Ethics and Sustainability
Assessment Title: Code of Ethics
Assessment Type: Code of Ethics
Choose an item.:
2,000 Words (+/-10%)
Weighting: 30 %
Total Marks: 30
Submission: Via Turnitin
Due Date: Week 10
Your Task
You are required to research recent news articles and other information about Westpac Bank.
Here is an example of a recent news article describing some of the corporate governance issues at
Westpac Bank:
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-11-27/why-heads-are-rolling-at-another-big-australianbank-quicktake
You must then draft a Code of Ethics for Westpac Bank
Assessment Instructions
Your Code of Ethics for Westpac Bank must specifically address:
A. Discrimination
B. Exploitation
C. Corruption
D. Dishonest and Fraudulent Behaviour
E. Whistleblower Protections
F. Enforcement
You will be required to include a minimum of 5 references in your Code of Ethics which must come from
academic journals or textbooks.
For further guidance here are the links to three example company codes of ethics:
1. Wesfarmers – http://www.wesfarmers.com.au/docs/default-source/corporate-governance/code-ofEthics—may-2015.pdf?sfvrsn=8
2. Stockland – https://www.stockland.com.au/about-stockland/corporate-governance
3. Woolworths – http://www.woolworthsgroup.com.au/icms_docs/183764_Code_of_Ethics.pdf
Page 2 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline
Important Study Information
Academic Integrity Policy
KBS values academic integrity. All students must understand the meaning and consequences
of cheating, plagiarism and other academic offences under the Academic Integrity and Ethics
Policy.
What is academic integrity and misEthics?
What are the penalties for academic misEthics?
What are the late penalties?
How can I appeal my grade?
Click here for answers to these questions:
http://www.kbs.edu.au/current-students/student-policies/.
Word Limits for Written Assessments
Submissions that exceed the word limit by more than 10% will cease to be marked from the point
at which that limit is exceeded.
Study Assistance
Students may seek study assistance from their local Academic Learning Advisor or refer to the
resources on the MyKBS Academic Success Centre page. Click here for this information.
Page 3 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline
Assessment Marking Guide
Criteria F (Fail)
0%-49%
P (Pass)
50%-64%
CR (Credit) 65%-74% D (Distinction)
75% – 84%
HD (High
Distinction)
85%-100%
Mark
Code of Ethics
Discrimination
Code of Ethics does not
adequately explain the
concept of discrimination.
Code of Ethics fails to
expressly prohibit
discrimination.
Discrimination is
sufficiently explained in
the Code of Ethics.
Discrimination is
expressly prohibited but
more information required
to clarify the forms of
behavior that amount to
discrimination.
Specific examples of
discrimination are
included in the Code of
Ethics to support accurate
explanation. Express
prohibition of
discrimination included
making it clear that
specific examples of
behavior provided are in
breach.
A detailed explanation of
the concept of
discrimination is provided
for in the Code of Ethics
supported by relevant
examples. Such
discrimination is expressly
prohibited by the Code of
Ethics.
Discrimination is
comprehensively
explained and supported
by directly relevant
examples. Such
discrimination is expressly
prohibited by the Code of
Ethics with cross
reference made to
potential sanctions in the
Enforcement section.
/4
Code of Ethics
Exploitation
Little to no discussion of
the meaning of
exploitation. No express
prohibition of exploitation
in Code of Ethics.
Code of Ethics includes
adequate outline of the
concept of exploitation.
Express prohibition of
exploitation is included
but further details are
necessary to better
illustrate what forms of
exploitation will not be
tolerated in the
organization.
Exploitation is clearly
explained in the Code of
Ethics with specific
examples included.
Exploitation is expressly
prohibited and a direct
reference is made to
examples provided as
being in breach.
Elaborate explanation of
the concept of exploitation
is provided for in the
Code of Ethics and
supported by helpful
examples. Exploitation is
expressly prohibited by
the Code of Ethics.
Exploitation is thoroughly
explained and supported
by multiple relevant
examples. The Code of
Ethics expressly prohibits
exploitation and refers to
potential sanctions in the
Enforcement section.
/4
Code of Ethics
Corruption
Code of Ethics does not
adequately explain the
concept of corruption.
Code of Ethics fails to
expressly prohibit
corruption.
Corruption is sufficiently
explained in the Code of
Ethics. Corruption is
expressly prohibited but
more information required
to clarify the forms of
behavior that amount to
corruption.
Specific examples of
corruption are included in
the Code of Ethics to
support accurate
explanation. Express
prohibition of corruption
included making it clear
that specific examples of
behavior provided are in
breach.
A detailed explanation of
the concept of corruption
is provided for in the
Code of Ethics supported
by relevant examples
specifically including
corrupt activity. Such
corruption is expressly
prohibited by the Code of
Ethics.
Corruption is
comprehensively
explained and supported
by directly relevant
examples including
corruption. Such
corruption is expressly
prohibited by the Code of
Ethics with cross
reference made to
potential sanctions in the
Enforcement section.
/4
Page 4 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline
Code of Ethics
Dishonest & Fraudulent
Behaviour
Little to no discussion of
the meaning of dishonest
and fraudulent behaviour.
No express prohibition of
dishonest and fraudulent
behaviour in Code of
Ethics.
Code of Ethics includes
adequate outline of the
concept of dishonest and
fraudulent behaviour.
Express prohibition of
dishonest and fraudulent
behaviour is included but
further details are
necessary to better
illustrate what forms of
dishonest and fraudulent
behavior will not be
tolerated in the
organization.
Dishonest and fraudulent
behaviour is clearly
explained in the Code of
Ethics with specific
examples included.
Dishonest and fraudulent
behaviour is expressly
prohibited and a direct
reference is made to
examples provided as
being in breach.
Elaborate explanation of
the concept of dishonest
and fraudulent behaviour
is provided for in the
Code of Ethics and
supported by helpful
examples specifically
including dishonest and
fraudulent behavior.
Dishonest and fraudulent
behaviour is expressly
prohibited by the Code of
Ethics.
Dishonest and fraudulent
behaviour is thoroughly
explained and supported
by multiple relevant
examples including
dishonest and fraudulent
behavior. The Code of
Ethics expressly prohibits
dishonest and fraudulent
behaviour and refers to
potential sanctions in the
Enforcement section.
/4
Code of Ethics
Whistleblower
Protections
Code of Ethics does not
adequately explain the
concept of whistleblower
or the need for adequate
protections. Code of
Ethics fails to expressly
provide for whistleblower
protections.
Whistleblowing is
sufficiently explained in
the Code of Ethics with
consideration of the need
for protections.
Whistleblower protections
are expressly provided for
but more protective
measures required to
encourage whistleblowers
to come forward.
Specific examples of
whistleblowing are
included in the Code of
Ethics to support accurate
explanation. Express
provision of whistleblower
protections included
making it clear that
specific examples of
behavior provided are
entitled to protection.
A detailed explanation of
the concept of
whistleblowing is provided
for in the Code of Ethics
supported by relevant
examples. Such
whistleblowing is
expressly protected by
the Code of Ethics.
Whistleblowing is
comprehensively
explained and supported
by directly relevant
examples. Such
whistleblowing is
expressly protected by
the Code of Ethics with
cross reference made to
potential sanctions in the
Enforcement section.
/4
Code of Ethics
Enforcement
Little to no discussion of
the enforcement and its
purpose. No express
provision for enforcement
in Code of Ethics.
Code of Ethics includes
adequate outline of the
enforcement. Express
provision for enforcement
is included but further
structure is necessary to
better illustrate sanctions
for breach and deter
breaching behavior.
Enforcement is clearly
explained in the Code of
Ethics with specific
examples included.
Enforcement is expressly
provided for and a direct
reference is made to
examples provided as
being in breach with
corresponding sanctions
clearly illustrated.
Elaborate explanation of
the concept of
enforcement is provided
for in the Code of Ethics
and supported by helpful
examples specifically
including discrimination ,
exploitation, corruption,
dishonest and fraudulent
behavior, and
whistleblower protections.
Enforcement is expressly
provided for in the Code
of Ethics.
Enforcement is thoroughly
explained and supported
by multiple relevant
examples including
discrimination,
exploitation, corruption,
dishonest and fraudulent
behavior, and
whistleblower protections
and more. The Code of
Ethics expressly provides
for enforcement and cross
references previous
section of the Code.
/4
Page 5 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline
Structure, Format and
Presentation
Answer not clearly and
logically presented.
Appropriate theory and
research not used to
answer question posed.
Correct academic writing
style not used, including
correct spelling, grammar
and punctuation. Format
of answer inconsistent
with question
requirements and KBS
guidelines.
In-text referencing and
reference list does not
follow Harvard style and
consistent with KBS
guidelines.
Answer logically
presented. Some
appropriate theory and
research used to answer
question posed. Mostly
correct academic writing
style used, including
correct spelling, grammar
and punctuation. Format
of answer mostly
consistent with question
requirements and KBS
guidelines.
In-text referencing and
reference list mostly
follows Harvard style and
consistent with KBS
guidelines.
Answer clearly and
logically presented.
Appropriate theory and
research used to answer
question posed. Correct
academic writing style
used, including correct
spelling, grammar and
punctuation. Format of
answer consistent with
question requirements
and KBS guidelines.
In-text referencing and
reference list follows
Harvard style and
consistent with KBS
guidelines.
Answer clear, concise
and logically presented.
Appropriate theory and
additional research used
to answer question
posed. Correct academic
writing style used,
including correct spelling,
strong grammar and
punctuation. Format of
answer consistent with
question requirements
and KBS guidelines.
In-text referencing and
reference list follows
Harvard style and
consistent with KBS
guidelines.
Answer clear, concise,
effective, and logically
presented. Appropriate
theory and
comprehensive research
used to answer question
posed. Correct academic
writing style used,
including correct spelling,
advanced grammar and
punctuation. Format of
answer consistent with
question requirements
and KBS guidelines.
In-text referencing and
reference list follows
Harvard style and
consistent with KBS
guidelines.
/6
Comments: /30

Page 1 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Assessment 2 Information Subject Code: MBA402 Subject Name: Governance, Ethics and Sustainability Assessment Title: Code of Ethics Assessment Type: Code of Ethics Choose an item.: 2,000 Words (+/-10%) Weighting: 30 % Total Marks: 30 Submission: Via Turnitin Due Date: Week 10 Your Task You are required to research recent news articles and other information about Westpac Bank. Here is an example of a recent news article describing some of the corporate governance issues at Westpac Bank: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-11-27/why-heads-are-rolling-at-another-big-australianbank-quicktake You must then draft a Code of Ethics for Westpac Bank Assessment Instructions Your Code of Ethics for Westpac Bank must specifically address: A. Discrimination B. Exploitation C. Corruption D. Dishonest and Fraudulent Behaviour E. Whistleblower Protections F. Enforcement You will be required to include a minimum of 5 references in your Code of Ethics which must come from academic journals or textbooks. For further guidance here are the links to three example company codes of ethics: 1. Wesfarmers – http://www.wesfarmers.com.au/docs/default-source/corporate-governance/code-ofEthics—may-2015.pdf?sfvrsn=8 2. Stockland – https://www.stockland.com.au/about-stockland/corporate-governance 3. Woolworths – http://www.woolworthsgroup.com.au/icms_docs/183764_Code_of_Ethics.pdf Page 2 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Important Study Information Academic Integrity Policy KBS values academic integrity. All students must understand the meaning and consequences of cheating, plagiarism and other academic offences under the Academic Integrity and Ethics Policy. What is academic integrity and misEthics? What are the penalties for academic misEthics? What are the late penalties? How can I appeal my grade? Click here for answers to these questions: http://www.kbs.edu.au/current-students/student-policies/. Word Limits for Written Assessments Submissions that exceed the word limit by more than 10% will cease to be marked from the point at which that limit is exceeded. Study Assistance Students may seek study assistance from their local Academic Learning Advisor or refer to the resources on the MyKBS Academic Success Centre page. Click here for this information. Page 3 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Assessment Marking Guide Criteria F (Fail) 0%-49% P (Pass) 50%-64% CR (Credit) 65%-74% D (Distinction) 75% – 84% HD (High Distinction) 85%-100% Mark Code of Ethics Discrimination Code of Ethics does not adequately explain the concept of discrimination. Code of Ethics fails to expressly prohibit discrimination. Discrimination is sufficiently explained in the Code of Ethics. Discrimination is expressly prohibited but more information required to clarify the forms of behavior that amount to discrimination. Specific examples of discrimination are included in the Code of Ethics to support accurate explanation. Express prohibition of discrimination included making it clear that specific examples of behavior provided are in breach. A detailed explanation of the concept of discrimination is provided for in the Code of Ethics supported by relevant examples. Such discrimination is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics. Discrimination is comprehensively explained and supported by directly relevant examples. Such discrimination is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics with cross reference made to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Code of Ethics Exploitation Little to no discussion of the meaning of exploitation. No express prohibition of exploitation in Code of Ethics. Code of Ethics includes adequate outline of the concept of exploitation. Express prohibition of exploitation is included but further details are necessary to better illustrate what forms of exploitation will not be tolerated in the organization. Exploitation is clearly explained in the Code of Ethics with specific examples included. Exploitation is expressly prohibited and a direct reference is made to examples provided as being in breach. Elaborate explanation of the concept of exploitation is provided for in the Code of Ethics and supported by helpful examples. Exploitation is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics. Exploitation is thoroughly explained and supported by multiple relevant examples. The Code of Ethics expressly prohibits exploitation and refers to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Code of Ethics Corruption Code of Ethics does not adequately explain the concept of corruption. Code of Ethics fails to expressly prohibit corruption. Corruption is sufficiently explained in the Code of Ethics. Corruption is expressly prohibited but more information required to clarify the forms of behavior that amount to corruption. Specific examples of corruption are included in the Code of Ethics to support accurate explanation. Express prohibition of corruption included making it clear that specific examples of behavior provided are in breach. A detailed explanation of the concept of corruption is provided for in the Code of Ethics supported by relevant examples specifically including corrupt activity. Such corruption is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics. Corruption is comprehensively explained and supported by directly relevant examples including corruption. Such corruption is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics with cross reference made to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Page 4 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Code of Ethics Dishonest & Fraudulent Behaviour Little to no discussion of the meaning of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour. No express prohibition of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour in Code of Ethics. Code of Ethics includes adequate outline of the concept of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour. Express prohibition of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is included but further details are necessary to better illustrate what forms of dishonest and fraudulent behavior will not be tolerated in the organization. Dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is clearly explained in the Code of Ethics with specific examples included. Dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is expressly prohibited and a direct reference is made to examples provided as being in breach. Elaborate explanation of the concept of dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is provided for in the Code of Ethics and supported by helpful examples specifically including dishonest and fraudulent behavior. Dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is expressly prohibited by the Code of Ethics. Dishonest and fraudulent behaviour is thoroughly explained and supported by multiple relevant examples including dishonest and fraudulent behavior. The Code of Ethics expressly prohibits dishonest and fraudulent behaviour and refers to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Code of Ethics Whistleblower Protections Code of Ethics does not adequately explain the concept of whistleblower or the need for adequate protections. Code of Ethics fails to expressly provide for whistleblower protections. Whistleblowing is sufficiently explained in the Code of Ethics with consideration of the need for protections. Whistleblower protections are expressly provided for but more protective measures required to encourage whistleblowers to come forward. Specific examples of whistleblowing are included in the Code of Ethics to support accurate explanation. Express provision of whistleblower protections included making it clear that specific examples of behavior provided are entitled to protection. A detailed explanation of the concept of whistleblowing is provided for in the Code of Ethics supported by relevant examples. Such whistleblowing is expressly protected by the Code of Ethics. Whistleblowing is comprehensively explained and supported by directly relevant examples. Such whistleblowing is expressly protected by the Code of Ethics with cross reference made to potential sanctions in the Enforcement section. /4 Code of Ethics Enforcement Little to no discussion of the enforcement and its purpose. No express provision for
enforcement in Code of Ethics. Code of Ethics includes adequate outline of the enforcement. Express provision for enforcement is included but further structure is necessary to better illustrate sanctions for breach and deter breaching behavior. Enforcement is clearly explained in the Code of Ethics with specific examples included. Enforcement is expressly provided for and a direct reference is made to examples provided as being in breach with corresponding sanctions clearly illustrated. Elaborate explanation of the concept of enforcement is provided for in the Code of Ethics and supported by helpful examples specifically including discrimination , exploitation, corruption, dishonest and fraudulent behavior, and whistleblower protections. Enforcement is expressly provided for in the Code of Ethics. Enforcement is thoroughly explained and supported by multiple relevant examples including discrimination, exploitation, corruption, dishonest and fraudulent behavior, and whistleblower protections and more. The Code of Ethics expressly provides for enforcement and cross references previous section of the Code. /4 Page 5 Kaplan Business School Assessment Outline Structure, Format and Presentation Answer not clearly and logically presented. Appropriate theory and research not used to answer question posed. Correct academic writing style not used, including correct spelling, grammar and punctuation. Format of answer inconsistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list does not follow Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. Answer logically presented. Some appropriate theory and research used to answer question posed. Mostly correct academic writing style used, including correct spelling, grammar and punctuation. Format of answer mostly consistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list mostly follows Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. Answer clearly and logically presented. Appropriate theory and research used to answer question posed. Correct academic writing style used, including correct spelling, grammar and punctuation. Format of answer consistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list follows Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. Answer clear, concise and logically presented. Appropriate theory and additional research used to answer question posed. Correct academic writing style used, including correct spelling, strong grammar and punctuation. Format of answer consistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list follows Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. Answer clear, concise, effective, and logically presented. Appropriate theory and comprehensive research used to answer question posed. Correct academic writing style used, including correct spelling, advanced grammar and punctuation. Format of answer consistent with question requirements and KBS guidelines. In-text referencing and reference list follows Harvard style and consistent with KBS guidelines. /6 Comments: /30

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