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Introduction to fraud, corruption and ethics

Boyd, J.M. & Edwards, S. D. (1998) Introduction to fraud, corruption and ethics. [Working Paper]

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Abstract

White-collar crime, fraud, corruption and the stewardship of private and public sector organisations have, rarely had a higher profile. Fraud, corruption or indeed any dishonest act reflects adversely on the agency and often on the integrity of the corporate or public sector in general. The damage to confidence, reputation and image that fraudulent activity can inflict often far exceeds the significance or value of the act itself and when it is exposed in a public sector organisation, be it government agency or local authority, it is often taken by the media and the public as evidence of general weakness or inefficiency. This is probably even more so with non-profit community organisations.

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ID Code: 12037
Item Type: Working Paper
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Keywords: nonprofit, governance, fraud, corruption, ethics
ISBN: 1864350059
ISSN: 1037-1516
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Business and Management not elsewhere classified (150399)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1998 QUT
Copyright Statement: Depositor and department can not identify author names. 11/07/2008
Deposited On: 17 Jan 2008
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2013 22:39

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