Facilitating Payments - Bribes or Tips? Suggestions for International Organizations Regarding Facilitating Payment Customs
"In many parts of the world, facilitating payments are
expected before legitimate official services will be supplied in a timely manner. To avoid an obstacle course of dubious regulations and prevent troublesome delays, most individuals and organizations succumb to the pressure and offer 'grease' payments to officials in
order to bypass these barriers. Several categories of 'off-the-record' payments are illustrated with real-life examples, and explanations are offered regarding the reasons why such customs persist."
This article "suggests a strategy that international
organizations may use in unfamiliar locations in an effort to avoid
the slippery ethical slope linked to such payments, while attempting
to maintain harmonious relations with local officials."
INFO Vol 14 No 2 (2011)
Internet Resources; Serial Publications
Informal / Lifelong Learning
Parent / Informal Education