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Corrupt Organizational Hierarchies in the Former Soviet Bloc

By Ararat Osipian


Increasing scale and scope of corruption in the former Soviet Bloc, as well as numerous other countries, urges better understanding of the problem within the context of socio-economic transformations as it touches upon issues of organizational structures. This paper presents an overview of the research on corruption in organizations and develops models of corrupt organizations, including the vertical structure, the horizontal structure, and the hierarchy, as applied to transition economies.

Topics: P37 - Legal Institutions; Illegal Behavior, P3 - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions
Year: 2007
DOI identifier: 10.2139/ssrn.1079551
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