The Developing Global Anti-Corruption Regime

RATIONALE

This module aims at providing students with an overview and understanding of the evolving global anti-corruption compliance regime and promoting discussion on the general significance that the various modes and mechanisms of regulation have for organisations – public,...
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LEARNING METHODS

Having completed the module, students should be able to:

  • Account for the emergence of the global anti-corruption regime and the different modes of regulation that it has come to entail;
  • Analyse the changing patterns of regulatory distribution in ter...
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STUDY QUESTIONS

An important distinction should be made between analytical-diagnostic questions on the one hand and normative-prescriptive questions on the other (each of which may, of course, vary in levels of generality and specificity).

  1. Examples of general analytical-dia...
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CORE LITERATURE
Accounting for the bad apples: the EU's impact on national corruption before and after accession
When states with limited evidence in their history to suggest that they are committed to good governance join a democratic international organization (IO), to what extent do they respect IO requirements? Focusing on the European Union (EU) and its Central and Eastern European members, this contribut...

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Additional Literature
Academic Ethos Management: Building the Foundation for Integrity in Management
This topical and much needed book constitutes an important part of the debate on the integrity in an academic context as a sine qua non of responsible management education. This discussion in management education occurred partly in reaction to highly publicized corporate scandals and instances of ma...

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Core Concepts
Business Integrity in Practice – Worldwide Case Study, Business Expert Press, USA (in press)
The quest for integrity in business is not only a reaction against malfeasance in business and associated calls for reform, but also a result of changes and new demands in the global business environment as well as the latest economic crisis. Among the sources of these new demands are the expectatio...

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ADDITIONAL LITERATURE
Rethinking the International Anti-Corruption Agenda: Civil Society, Human Rights and Democracy
The objective of this article is to insert the discussion of anti- corruption policies within broader debates on accountability, democracy, and human rights. In Part II, this article begins by offering a new, expansive definition of accountability, which breaks with minimalist, bureaucratic versions...

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Additional Literature
Formal and Informal Corruption Environments and Multinational Enterprise Social Irresponsibility
Using an institutional theory framework authors theorize, hypothesize, and empirically show that higher levels of formal and informal corruption environments found in a firm's operating portfolio are related to higher levels of corporate social irresponsibility (CSiR). Failing to consider corruption...

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Can Corruption Be Measured? Comparing Global Versus Local Perceptions of Corruption in East and Southeast Asia
Since Transparency International first released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) in 1995, the CPI has quickly become the best known corruption indicator worldwide. The CPI has been widely credited with making comparative and large-N studies of corruption possible, as well as putting the...

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