Corruption in Organizations

Corruption in Organizations - Compromise “Do what we have...

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Corruption in Organizations Rationalization Denial of responsibility “My hands are tied” Denial of injury “No one was harmed” Denial of victim “They deserved it”
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Corrpution in Organization Rationalization Social weighting “Others are worse than us” Appeal to higher loyalties “Mission is more important than actions” Metaphor of the ledger “With all I do for this place…”
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Corruption in Organizations Socialization practices Co-optation Reward corrupt behavior Incrementalism Slippery slope
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Unformatted text preview: Compromise “Do what we have to do” Corruption in Organizations Facilitation of rationalization and socialization Group as “social cocoon” Micro culture Mutual support “Fringe benefits” Euphemistic language “Auditioning fees” or bribes? Corruption in Organizations Solutions Focus on prevention Awareness Ethical environment Top management as role model Reversing corrupt practices Avoid denial and move on External change agents...
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This note was uploaded on 03/14/2011 for the course WCOB 3016 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Arkansas.

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