Business Ethics

Download Challenging Corruption in Asia: Case Studies and a Framework by Vinay K. Bhargava, Emil Bolongaita PDF

By Vinay K. Bhargava, Emil Bolongaita

Struggling with corruption is now excessive at the coverage schedule throughout Asia. in spite of the fact that, many policymakers are handicapped through the shortcoming of helpful analytical instruments. current types have proved insufficient in assessing the relevance and effectiveness of anti-corruption projects. Why perform a little rules and courses paintings in a few nations, and fail in others? What bills for his or her good fortune or failure? How can policymakers advance and convey anti-corruption options that paintings? not easy Corruption in Asia offers an analytical framework to discover and try and resolution those questions. Drawing on contemporary learn, the framework outlines a six-step method of constructing powerful anti-corruption concepts adapted particularly to a country's development of corruption and stipulations of governance. Case experiences specialize in Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and South Korea and illustrate the effect of other styles of corruption and governance on anti-corruption effectiveness. a strong instrument for knowing the dynamics of corruption and its effect on constructing economies, this identify may be of curiosity to public coverage practitioners and students, the media, and the wider group of improvement practitioners.

Show description

Read Online or Download Challenging Corruption in Asia: Case Studies and a Framework for Action (Directions in Development) PDF

Best business ethics books

How Honesty Pays: Restoring Integrity to the Workplace

Opposed to the all-too-familiar backdrop of company scandal and greed, Charles Watson offers what he calls a blueprint to assist operating women and men, from the tops of businesses to the bottoms, leap forward and support fix and shield the integrity of industrial. step-by-step, he outlines fifteen primary commandments of sincere business―from positioned humans first to be your individual person―common-sensical methods to creating judgements, fixing difficulties, and taking motion in ways in which bring effects with out compromising on ideas.

Biobanks: Governance in Comparative Perspective

In recent times, a couple of huge population-based biobanks – genetic databases that mix genetic details derived from blood samples with own information approximately setting, scientific historical past, way of life or family tree – were arrange with a purpose to learn the interface among illness, and genetic and environmental components.

Sustainable Success with Stakeholders: The Untapped Potential

This e-book indicates managers how they could determine their stakeholders and cooperate with them in a jointly winning and fulfilling manner. It comprises various examples from the case stories and from overseas organisations, illustrating the stepping stones to a finished stakeholder administration.

Extra info for Challenging Corruption in Asia: Case Studies and a Framework for Action (Directions in Development)

Sample text

Reducing wage compression … … … More relevant as an incentive mechanism for career development. May increase corruption if the public sector is viewed as a lucrative career option by greedy elements of society. Establishing meritbased civil service Low Med. High May be derailed by bureaucratic processes in highly corrupt societies. Conducting public opinion surveys Low Med. Med. , Bangalore scorecard). Demanding financial accountability Low Low Med. Appropriate when democratic accountability and a substantial accounting/bookkeeping infrastructure with some integrity are in place.

R. Not relevant … Negligible Med. Medium Source: Huther and Shah 2000. is tougher because the forces of corruption are stronger relative to the state. In such cases the World Bank recommends reforms that focus on deconcentrating economic interests through restructuring, competition, and enhanced entry; building accountability and oversight mechanisms; and promoting collective action among countervailing interests. Those types of measures are intended to weaken vested interests by reducing the scope for corruption and increasing the risks of detection, investigation, and prosecution.

And Rafael di Tella. 1997. , Political Corruption. : Blackwell. Arndt, H. , and Hal Hill, eds. 1999. Southeast Asia’s Economic Crisis: Origins, Lessons, and the Way Forward. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. Campos, Jose Edgardo, D. Lien, and Sanjay Pradhan. 1999. ” World Development 27 (6): 1059–67. , and Daniel Kaufmann. 1988. ” Finance and Development 35 (1): 7–10 Gupta, Sanjeev, Hamid Davoodi, and Rosa Alonso-Terme. 1998. C. Hsieh, John Fuh-Sheng, and David Newman, eds. 2001.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.79 of 5 – based on 33 votes