But in some circumstances where privacy and security issues are raised it seems fair to ask, “Is this a pretext?”
Catching people at the top of the political food chain using sophisticated forensic and financial investigations is fun. (If the political will exists to do something about it after they have been caught.)
Unfortunately, those tools do not help change the culture that promotes a government culture unable to follow the rules.
The justice we usually seek in corruption cases is too little and too late. “Name ‘em and Shame ‘em.” “Throw them in jail.” It’s too late. And we know it. Let’s instead take a look at our equally astonishing failure to transfer knowledge in developing nations. Failure to diligently transfer knowledge, skills and competency is […]
The weekly death toll and ongoing human tragedy of the refugee crisis internationally is stunning for several reasons. First, despite all of the talk (and talk and talk) about humanitarian principles and human rights, the international community has not moved beyond shutting borders, denying visas, and tent cities to deal with the several refugee crises occurring around the world.
These crises are, of course, a direct result of the decay of nations – corruption. Continue reading “Refugees, Failed Nations and Corruption”
An effective communication strategy can strengthen a group, or nation, against corruption.
The arrests in Zurich of the sports world’s most powerful executives yesterday may signal an important change in what is arguably the most popular sport in the world. For decades, FIFA, its President Sepp Blatter, and his executive team have been unaffected by consistent accusations of corruption related to their choice of sports venues for […]
I‘ve picked up several readers of this site that are based in Algeria and North Africa and Algeria specifically. First, let me say thank you. I have written an eBook titled “New Tools for Fighting Corruption in Organizations.” I’d like to offer it for free to my Algerian and North African Corruption Fighters. Please send […]