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Whats for dinner?


In the UK, the scandal of contaminated horse meat being fraudulently introduced into beef burgers seems to grow by the day. Right now, extensive testing of processed meat products is being carried out on a full range of other processed … Continue reading

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International Corruption Perceptions Index 2011


source : Transparency International

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The cost of corruption in developing countries


Corruption is estimated to increase the cost of achieving the UN Millennium Development Goal on water and sanitation by US $48 billion   Source: Transparency International, MDG Report 2010   CORRUPTION HITS THE POOR HARDEST Poor families in Mexico spend an estimated one-fifth … Continue reading

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Leadership Hubris – an acquired personality disorder.


Definition:  Extreme pride or arrogance. Hubris often indicates a loss of contact with reality, disregard for others and an overestimation of one’s own competence or capabilities. In the UK, we have recently witnessed the proceedings of the Leveson enquiry, which … Continue reading

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Are you and your people trained and prepared? – The UK Bribery act to be enforced from July 2011 – It has teeth!


The new Bribery Act to be enforced by UK law from  1st July 2011 is not something for companies to ignore. It has been described as the toughest anti bribery legislation in the world. It provides severe penalties for companies … Continue reading

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Anna Hazare – Integrity and Leadership in action


The people’s battle against corruption in India continues with the ‘fast to death’ of Anna Hazare. It is also reported that 150 people have joined him and support is growing. A prominent social reformer, Anna Hazare’s journey of four decades … Continue reading

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Does leadership power really corrupt?


History implies that leadership power seems to have a corrupting influence on many people. There is also an assertion by many writers that most people are basically good and that the power which leadership brings, corrupts their leadership into a … Continue reading

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