Business Ethics Education in Brazil: Pedagogical Solutions for Combating Corruption in Brazil

Lama Al-Arda and Gazi Islam


This chapter offers a discussion of the role of ethics education in management as a mechanism for combating corruption in Brazil. We argue that ethics education is important for combating endemic corruption. In order to apply this insight to Brazil in such a way to promote actionable responses by educators, we begin by an overview of the Brazilian context. Following much literature, we argue that the historical development of Brazil has led to a culture of administrative personalism, with the co-occurrence of highly formalized systems of administrative bureaucracy and informal personal ties, a combination ...

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