Tag: corporate governance

Photo Credit: Transparency International The interplay of corruption and inequality feed off each other to form a destructive cycle between corruption, unequal distribution of power in a society and unequal distribution of wealth. This is the main conclusion from the recently published Transparency International’s (TI) 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), which highlights the connection between… Read More

This blog post was originally published by Accountability Lab. Posted on CCTrends with permission. “Power doesn’t corrupt people, people corrupt power.” – William Gaddis Corruption, defined as exploitation of entrusted power for private benefit is, unfortunately,  prevalent in Pakistan. It can take many forms, including bribery, graft, theft and extortion. In the corporate sector, its… Read More

By Eric Hontz The stakes for reforming Ukraine’s state-owned companies are high: these companies are the lifeblood of a corrupt, sclerotic crony capitalist system that scares away potential investors, drives off international donors, and robs the Ukrainian government of legitimacy. But  privatizing them as quickly as possible is not the solution. Even after mass privatization in Ukraine in the… Read More

This blog first appeared in The FCPA Blog on March 18, 2016. It is posted here with permission. By Worth MacMurray Heads up: The six-month anniversary in your new position will arrive in a flash. If you were hired as part of your organization’s response to a serious corruption allegation, you may still be in… Read More

Joe Murphy is the Director of Public Policy at the Society of Corporate Compliance of Ethics (SCCE) and Editor in Chief of Compliance and Ethics Professional, SCCE’s magazine. Murphy is the co-founder of Integrity Interactive, an online compliance training firm acquired by SAI Global in 2013.  Murphy has over 35 years of compliance experience, including… Read More

Health care professionals in Egypt conduct a stakeholder analysis to help spell out governance principles for Egyptian hospitals. A hip replacement in the United States, paid for out-of-pocket (i.e., without health insurance), would cost anywhere from $11,000 to $125,000, depending on what hospital you go to, according to a 2013 survey of 100 hospitals featured… Read More

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