Risky Business: Corruption, Fraud, Terrorism & Other Threats to Global Business
Stuart Poole-Robb, Alan BaileyISBN: 0749440317;
The terrorist outrages of September 11, 2001 and the rapid collapse of Enron both highlight the uncomfortable fact that businesses and business people are subject to risks much broader and often more personally hazardous than the commerical and financialrisks studied at business school. These risks to organizations and their employees in international markets are not confined to the actions of a few fanatical terrorists or fraudsters. They encompass a range of activity arising from different cultures and attitudes. They stem from the willingness or otherwise of governments to strengthen weaknesses in policing, judicial systems and anti-terrorism and to stamp out organized crime, corruption, unfair trading, cronyism, bureaucracy and civil unrest. Allof these things exist to some degree in every country of the world. Through its international network -- both offical and clandestine -- Stuart Poole-Robb's company, the Merchant International Group (MIG), has developed an...
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