Refugees are, by definition, desperate, and bring with them ALL of the survival skills necessary for desparate families and communities when coming to unwelcoming lands. Many of those survival skills are criminal in nature – but necessary for survival when confronted with unwilling and unfriendly “first world” countries.
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 […]
There is a battle happening in Traditional and Social Media right now. A battle for your mind. The battles attempt to define the reality of what is happening in Gaza and in Ukraine. Victory will go to the side that successfully convinces us what to believe is the “truth” in these countries. This same […]
One way or another, most of us work in anti-corruption. As part of law enforcement, as government employees, as members of the private sector, community groups and even in families – at one time or another, almost all of us are involved in trying to make things better. My own journey in anti-corruption is not […]
Punishment as a Behavior Modifier If you read this blog, you know that I focus heavily on prevention of corruption and decay of organizations over investigation and prosecution. I believe that investigation and prosecution are critically important, but are fundamentally incomplete as anti-corruption tools. We understand this from our everyday experience. Let’s take the traffic […]