Corruption and its effect on society- FIFA and the damage done

“Corruption is an insidious plague that has a wide range of corrosive effects on societies.” said Kofi A. Annan.  This week I went to the public defense of Liesbeth Feikema  on her PhD (dissertation) on ‘ Still not at Ease. Corruption and Conflict of Interest in Hybrid Political Orders’.  Liesbeth has done research in Europe, … More Corruption and its effect on society- FIFA and the damage done

An ethical Week, 30 years of Tsinghua University, where are the Chinese CEOs?

30 Years ago I raised my hand and made an oath to serve the Queen of Britain (not the Netherlands, I was a girl scout in the UK).  And also 30 years ago, the Tsinghua University was founded in China.  To celebrate this joyful fact, the University’s School of Management and Economics organized an Ethical … More An ethical Week, 30 years of Tsinghua University, where are the Chinese CEOs?

Riddles in the Dark- tackling the Gollum of Corruption in China.

Riddles in the Dark- tackling the Gollum of Corruption in China. Corruption in China (and Asia) is a hot issue, receiving a lot of attention of the business community, the press and the Governments here and abroad. The OECD has urged its members to take stronger legal measures against corruption, and the US‘s FCPA and … More Riddles in the Dark- tackling the Gollum of Corruption in China.