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Fighting Corruption in East Asia: Solutions From the Private Sector

Company-based programs to fight fraud and corruption rely on the adoption of ethics standards and the implementation of compliance systems. This book, based on research by the World Bank and The Conference Board, demonstrates the use of such programs in the East Asia and Pacific region—and elsewhere. It shows how incentives—whether they are legal constraints or risk management—explain the growing acceptance of the compliance model.

Topics Covered:

  • Corruption: The Firm's Perspective
  • The Spread of Corporate Compliance Programs
  • Compliance Programs in Practice
  • The Environment for Compliance Programs
  • Building Knowledge and Resources for Better Business Ethics: Current Initiatives
  • The Current Agenda

Special Features:

  • Case Studies of: Kobe Steel, Sumitomo Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation, Jardine Matheson, CLP, LG Electronics, ABB Group, Royal Dutch/Shell Group, Société Générale de Surveillance, and Suez Group
  • Vulnerability of Firms to Extortion: An Econometric Analysis
  • Alternative Interpretations of the Bribe Players Index
  • Resources and References Available on the internet






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