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Tendency of corruption and its determinants among public servants: a case study of Malaysia

Duasa, Jarita (2010) Tendency of corruption and its determinants among public servants: a case study of Malaysia. Indian Development Review, 8 (1). pp. 279-292. ISSN 0972-9437

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Abstract

INTRODUCTION The World Bank has identified that corruption is as the single greatest obstacle to economic and social development. This is because it distorts the rule of law and weakens the institutional foundation on which economic growth depends. Given its serious implications, the issue of corruption has now become the main agenda at international conferences, business gatherings and academic conferences. It often becomes a key election issue in many countries as well. This new climate of combating corruption and emphasize good governance is due to the awareness of serious negative impact of corruption in many countries, in particular, developing or ‘in transition’. This awareness has become widespread since mid 1990s...

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3479/3873
Uncontrolled Keywords: public corruption, tendency of corruption, determinants of corruption, public servants
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Economics
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Jarita Duasa
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2011 08:54
Last Modified: 22 Nov 2011 12:24
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/3873

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