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Forum 2 Reply to David BMAL 560-B02 Nicole Gignac Liberty University David, Thank you for your discussion board post. Bribery is a negative activity that can have extremely detrimental effects on an organization or position, yet we see it happen so often. The World Bank estimates that the annual cost of bribery worldwide exceeds $1 trillion (I can think of so many instances where businesses and politicians have used bribery to promote a certain cause or product. For instance, in 2010, BAE Systems had to settle for $448 million when the government discovered the company had paid Saudi Arabian ambassador Bandar bin Sultan $2 billion in a multi-billion-dollar arms deal (Ten Largest Corruption Cases, n.d.). This is only one example of the many that has happened over the years, and although there are major consequences, small as well as large scale businesses continue to participate in bribes. I thought it was interesting thought that you pointed out that there is a grey area when determining bribery. In my opinion, I do not necessarily see bribery with a grey area, I see it as it was or was not bribery. There can be different magnitudes of bribery based on the whose involved and how large of a scale, but there is either an act committed or there isn’t. It can also be hard to identify how
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