Concept Paper
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In a 3 page paper, write a concept brief as detailed in the attached instruction. Subject: The relationship between corruption in the public sector (see definition below) and the financial performance of small and medium sized business in a major metropolitan city of a developing country like the Ivory Coast.
Definition of public sector corruption: Corruption is most commonly defined as the misuse or the abuse of public office for private gain (WorldBank, 1997, UNDP, 1999). It can come in various forms and a wide array of illicit behavior, such as bribery, extortion, fraud, nepotism, graft, speed money, pilferage, theft, embezzlement, falsification of records, kickbacks, influence peddling, and campaign contributions (Klitgaard).