Corpus ID: 17452870

A Cross-Cultural View of Corruption

@inproceedings{Hooker2003ACV,
  title={A Cross-Cultural View of Corruption},
  author={J. Hooker},
  year={2003}
}
The world is shrinking, but its cultures remain worlds apart, as do its ethical norms. The West views bribery, kickbacks, cronyism and nepotism as unethical, but they are standard practice in many parts of the world. This poses a familiar dilemma for business firms that operate globally: should they engage in what they see as corrupt behavior in order to do business? The position defended here is that firms should always resist corruption, but at the same time understand it from a broader… Expand
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2 For cultural characteristics of specific countries, see Working Across Cultures for a reading list organized by more than 100 countries. 3 My thanks to Don Lamb for relating this incident
  • 2 For cultural characteristics of specific countries, see Working Across Cultures for a reading list organized by more than 100 countries. 3 My thanks to Don Lamb for relating this incident