Corruption in International Business

Corruption in International Business

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It is common practice to assume that business practices are universally similar. Business and social attitudes to corruption, however, vary according to the wide variety of cultural norms across the countries of the world. International business involves complex, ethically challenging, and sometimes threatening, dilemmas that can involve political and personal agendas. Corruption in International Business presents a broad range of perspectives on how corruption can be defined; the responsibilities of those working for publicly traded companies to their shareholders; and the positive influences that corporations can have upon combating international corruption. The authors differentiate between public and private sector corruption and explore the implications of both, as well as methods for qualifying and quantifying corruption and the challenges facing policy makers, legal systems, corporations, and NGOs, as they seek to mitigate the effects of corruption and enable cultural and social change.International Country Risk Guide the ever-increasing interest of investors has provided an impetus for consulting firms to offer various ... For example, the International Country Risk Guide (iCrG) by the political risk service Group (prs) of syracuse, nY, has produced ... Much of the data produced by iCrG, as well as by similar business risk services, focus narrowly on the risks for investors in foreign countries.

Title:Corruption in International Business
Author:Ms Sharon Eicher
Publisher:Gower Publishing, Ltd. - 2012-08-28


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