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Corrupción: El punto de vista de las empresas

  • Argandoña, Antonio


    (IESE Business School)

La corrupción -soborno, extorsión, chantaje, clientelismo, abuso de información privilegiada, nepotismo, favoritismo, mafias, "mercado de protección", desvío de fondos, blanqueo de dinero negro...- es motivo de preocupación para gobiernos, empresarios, particulares, organizaciones no gubernamentales, empresas, etc.: en fin, para toda la sociedad. Y ello tiene lugar en varios ámbitos: el económico, el sociopolítico y el ético. Este documento tiene por objeto, principalmente, explicar por qué la corrupción es un motivo de preocupación para las empresas. Empieza explicando qué es la corrupción, describiendo cómo se presenta y ofreciendo una explicación causal, para entrar luego en las dimensiones de la corrupción, cómo se presenta en las empresas y por qué les preocupa, para acabar con las conclusiones.

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Paper provided by IESE Business School in its series IESE Research Papers with number D/422.

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Length: 18 pages
Date of creation: 23 Jul 2000
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Handle: RePEc:ebg:iesewp:d-0422
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