The perpetuation of bribery–prone relationships: A study from Vietnamese public officials

  title={The perpetuation of bribery–prone relationships: A study from Vietnamese public officials},
  author={Thang V. Nguyen and Minh H. Doan and Nhung H. Tran},
  journal={Public Administration and Development},
Funding information National Economics University Abstract Studies of bribery have not adequately considered individual psychological processes in the development of bribery–prone relationships. We propose an integration of moral disengagement and the norm of reciprocity as a theoretical lens to explain the evolvement of bribery–prone relationships. Based on qualitative data from a sample of government officials in Vietnam, we found that public officials normally go through a “calculative… 



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