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Author Aßländer, Michael S
Title The Handbook of Business and Corruption : Cross-Sectoral Experiences
Imprint Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017
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Note Front Cover -- The Handbook of Business and Corruption Cross-Sectoral Experiences -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Introduction -- Part I: Explaining and Preventing Corrupt Practices -- Chapter 1 What is Organizational Corruption? -- Introduction -- A History of Definitions -- A General Definition -- Iterations of Corruption -- Parsing the General Definition -- Beyond the General Definition -- Definitions Matter -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2 Corruption: Maximizing, Socializing, Balancing, and Othering -- Introduction -- The Corrupt Agent and the Structure -- Organizational Theories of Corruption -- The Philosophy of Corruption: From Corruption to Corruptions -- The Psychoanalysis of Corruption -- Conclusion and Implications -- References -- Chapter 3 Petty Corruption - Facilitating Payments and Grease Money -- Introduction -- The Features of Facilitating Payments -- The Ethics of Facilitating Payments -- The perspective of the person who receives the payment -- The perspective of the person who pays -- Other arguments on facilitating payments -- The Fight against Petty Corruption -- Legislative treatment of petty corruption -- The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). -- The OECD Convention -- The United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) -- The U.K. Bribery Act (BA) -- The European Union -- The role of business organizations and civil society in combating facilitating payments -- The role of companies -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 4 The Impact of Disguised Bribes - Distorting the Basic Functions of Gift-Giving Practices -- Introduction -- Disguised Bribes, Bad Faith, and the Project-to-Be-Oneself (Sartre) -- The Cultural Function of Gift-Giving, as Distorted by Corrupt Practices -- The structuring/functional analysis of culture (Malinowski)
Disguised bribes are distorting the cultural function of gift-giving. the phenomenon of guanxi -- The Social Function of Gift-Giving, as Distorted by Corrupt Practices -- The social and moral import of culture (Durkheim) -- Disguised bribes are distorting the social and moral import of gift-giving -- The Communicational Function of Gift-Giving, as Distorted by Corrupt Practices -- Communication as the exchange of truth claims (Jaspers) -- Disguised bribes are distorting the communicational function of gift-giving -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5 Nepotism and Cronyism as a Cultural Phenomenon? -- Introduction -- Why are Nepotism and Cronyism Universal? The Resources and Benefits -- Why Nepotism and Cronyism are not Tolerated: the Disadvantages -- From Tolerated to Unacceptable Practice - The Tipping Point -- Culture, Nepotism, and Cronyism -- Case 1. Nepotism and cronyism in the US -- Egalitarianism, Nepotism, and Cronyism -- Case 2. Egalitarianism, nepotism, and cronyism - the case of Namibia -- Case 3. Nepotism and cronyism - in developing and developed economies -- Universalism versus Particularism, Cronyism, and Nepotism -- Case 4. Same culture - different legitimacy: the case of business organizations in China -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6 Viable and Nonviable Methods for Corruption Reform -- Introduction -- Obstacles to Corruption Reform -- Macro environmental obstacles -- Meso organizational obstacles -- Micro individual obstacles -- Vision and Values Based Methods -- Vision and values at the macro institutional and national levels -- Vision and values at the meso organizational level -- Vision and values at the micro individual level -- Win-Win Incentive and Networking Methods -- Power-Based Top-Down Compliance and Bottom-Up Whistle-Blowing Methods -- Alternative Institution Building Methods -- Social Movement Methods
Conclusions -- References -- Part II: Corruption - Cross-Sectoral Experiences -- Chapter 7 Why Does Corruption Persist in Governments across the World? -- Introduction -- The Foundations of Contemporary Research on Corruption -- How Corruption Works -- Does All Corruption Matter? Is it All the Same? -- Individuals and Corruption -- The TSKJ Corruption Scandal -- Nigeria and the TSKJ corruption case -- Lessons from TSKJ -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 8 Corruption in Extractive Industries - Changing the Scenario? -- Extractive Industries and Corruption - An Overview -- Extractive Resource Dependent Countries and Corruption -- What is meant by "extractive industries" and why are they so prone to corruption? -- The Role of Firms - The Supply Side of Corruption -- Scenarios for Resource Companies -- High demand, high prices scenario -- Competitive Rivalry - Moderate -- The Threat of Entry - Moderate and Growing -- Threat of Substitutes - Low/Modest -- Power of Buyers - Low -- Power of Suppliers - High -- Low demand, low prices scenario -- Competitive Rivalry - High -- The Threat of Entry - Low -- Threat of Substitutes - Low/Modest -- Power of Buyers - High -- Power of Suppliers - Low -- Transparency and Reversing Corruption -- Do Transparency Initiatives Work? -- Conclusion: The Contingencies of Reversing Corruption -- References -- Chapter 9 Corruption in the IT Branch - The Example of Siemens -- Working in a Corrupt Environment -- Corrupt Corporate Culture - The Case of Siemens -- How Could it Occur? - Patterns of Corrupt Culture at Siemens -- How to Regain Trust? - "Redressive Actions" at Siemens -- Lessons Learned? - Rebuilding Trust at Siemens -- Epilogue: Ten Years After -- References -- Chapter 10 Money Laundering and Tax Evasion - The Assisting of the Banking Sector -- The Theory and Practice of Money Laundering
Global Anti-Money Laundering Standards and the Failure of Compliance by Financial Institutions -- Bank Secrecy and Offshore Tax Evasion -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 11 Money Laundering and Legal Compliance in the U.S. Financial Services Industry: The Case of Standard Chartered Bank -- Introduction -- The Money Laundering Process -- An overview -- Global money laundering estimates -- Regulatory responses to money laundering -- Standard Chartered -- An overview of the bank -- Standard Chartered Bank and the money laundering allegations -- Standard Chartered Bank - 2012 and Beyond -- Conclusion -- References -- Timeline of Anti-Money Laundering Efforts -- Chapter 12 Corruption in Finance - The Role of the Investment Consulting and the Financial Auditing Industries -- Introduction -- Types of Corruption - Venal and Institutional -- Importance of Corruption in the Financial Sector -- Investment Consultants -- Investment Consulting and Corruption -- Financial Auditors -- Financial Auditors and Corruption -- Institutional Corruption and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act -- In Conclusion - Operating Without Corruption -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Chapter 13 Informal Payments in Health Care -- What are Informal Payments in Health Care? -- Informal Patient Payments - Microlevel -- Informal Payments at Health Care Facilities - Meso Level -- Informal Payments and Health Policy Making - Macro Level -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 14 Corruption in the Pharmaceutical Sector -- Corruption and the Pharmaceutical Sector -- Methodology -- Key Decision Points in the Pharmaceutical System -- Research and development -- Anticorruption Measures -- Registration -- Anticorruption Measures -- Manufacturing -- Anticorruption Measures -- Marketing Practices -- Anticorruption Measures -- Procurement -- Anticorruption Measures -- Distribution
Anticorruption Measures -- Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 15 Corruption in the Agriculture Sector - Micro Level Evidence from Bangladesh -- Introduction -- Forms and Types of Corruption in the Agricultural Sector: Experiences from Bangladesh -- Corruption in the Input Market -- Corruption in the agricultural extension service -- Corruption and irregularities in the government procurement programs -- Causes of Corruption - Policy and Institutional Factors -- Imbalance in power and farmers' low bargaining power -- Lack of proper representation, monitoring, and supervision -- Market structure and corruption -- Micro level factors -- Impact of Corruption: Who are the Beneficiaries of Corruption and who Pays the Cost? -- Impact of corruption on farmers' input demand - a microeconomic analysis -- Impact of Corruption in Input Market -- Impact of Corruption in the Procurement Program -- Impact of Corruption in the Extension Service -- Summary, Conclusions, and Policy Recommendations -- References -- Chapter 16 We Can Fix it - Corruption in the Construction Industry -- Introduction -- Expanding the definition of corruption -- The effects of corruption -- A corruption model -- Corruption in the Construction Industry Worldwide -- North America -- United Kingdom -- Germany -- Turkey -- China and Hong Kong -- Australia -- Sub-Saharan Africa -- Survey Research in South Africa -- A Dynamic Risk-Based Model for Corruption -- The Challenges for the Construction Industry -- Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 17 Olympic Games, Football Championships, and Corruption in the Sports Industry -- Introduction -- Crimes in Sport -- Corruption in the Olympic Games -- Corruption in the Olympiads of ancient Greece -- Corruption in the 1998 winter Olympic games in Nagano, Japan -- Corruption in the 2002 winter Olympic games, in Salt Lake City, USA
Corruption in the 2014 winter Olympic games, in Sochi, Russia
The Handbook of Business and Corruption provides an overview of corrupt business practices in general and, more particularly, in different industry sectors, considering such practices from an ethical perspective
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Aßländer, Michael S. The Handbook of Business and Corruption : Cross-Sectoral Experiences Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited,c2017 9781786354464
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