Introduction

I believe, indeed, that overemphasis on the purely intellectual attitude, often directed solely to the practical and factual, in our education, has led directly to the impairment of ethical values.

Albert Einstein

While business history is replete with examples of unethical behavior within and by companies, it is particularly since the 1990s that corruption scandals involving business have come to seriously erode public faith in companies and public authorities. As a response to this situation there has been a proliferation of international and national legislative initiatives addressing various aspects of corruption within and around business. These legal arrangements include, amongst others, the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery ...

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