BMAL 560 Bribery Replies #2.odt - Ethics vary from town to town from person to person and from culture to culture In Mexico if you get pulled over by

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Ethics vary from town to town, from person to person and from culture to culture. In Mexico, if you get pulled over by the police for speeding, there is a 95% chance of buying yourself out of a speeding ticket with a small cash bribe. If that is tried in the United States, it might not settle well with law enforcement. A bribe is “a questionable or an unjust payment often to a government official to ensure or facilitate a business transaction” (Lawrence & Weber, 2017). Bribery is nothing to be proud of, but it is definitely apart of some cultures. Tips and bribes can be mistaken as the same thing but are of common place within certain social interactions (Schoeneborn & Homberg, 2018). For example, in the city of Las Vegas, a small tip in advance to a bartender, or the front-desk, or a rent-a-car agent can be looked at as a bribe to
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