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Combating Corruption and Other Organizational Pathologies


Zbysław Dobrowolski

The effective use of human resources and tangible or intangible assets are key components of an organization's success in the turbulent environment of the modern world. Such effective use requires the skillful application of the methods and procedures of management science. Of course, in the application of these methods and procedures it is important to effectively reduce the occurrence of organizational pathologies.

This book examines these organizational pathologies (corruption, fraud, money laundering, and a shadow economy) from various perspectives including individuals from within the organization, the organization as a whole, and the macrostructure within which the organization functions.

Concept of organizational pathologies – The Role of NGOs and other organizations in preventing organizational pathologies – Usage of Bribe Buyer Behavior Model to combat corruption – Methodology of diagnosing the susceptibility of an organization and its staff to corruption and fraud