Conflicts of interest

Conflicts of interest - Diane E. Yoder Conflicts of...

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©Diane E. Yoder Do Not Cite or Reproduce Conflicts of Interest 1 Type Conflict Description Possible Remedy Financial Gain Bribery Accepting money, valuables, or “favors” in return for overtly granting special concessions or favors to the gift-giver None Gifts or Other Benefits Similar to bribery, but less overt. Accepting gifts or things like Laker tickets, entertainment from citizens who hope to curry favor, or using employer’s equipment/supplies for personal use Follow employer’s guidelines, disclosure, 2 ask for a 3 rd -party evaluation 3 Financial Gain Gaining financially because of decisionmaking power or position of “government authority” (e.g., if a PA bought real estate from unknowing citizens in advance of a government buyout at a higher rate or buying stock in a weapons manufacturing company that will soon be awarded a government contract) Disclosure, trust for assets managed by disinterested party, recusal from decisionmaking Abuse of Power Influence Peddling or
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This note was uploaded on 10/25/2010 for the course PPD 240 taught by Professor Yoder during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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