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Ronald Noble, RKN Global Founder, on How Corruption can Affect Anybody

It often seems like the most corrupt sector in society is that of politicians.  Scandals in recent months in Brazil, Argentina, South Korea and many other countries seem to reinforce that the combination of extraordinary power combined with the naturally ambitious natures of those who go into politics to create a perfect storm for corruption. 

RKN Global on Public Perception of Corruption

A recent survey of perceived corruption in Asia does not offer much good news. Transparency International, an anti-corruption watchdog, surveyed almost 22,000 people from sixteen different countries in Asia over a year and a half, focusing on the prevalence of corruption.  The vast majority of respondents painted a picture of corruption which is widespread, even

Ronald Noble, RKN Global’s Founder, on Increased Intolerance for Corruption in South Africa

The annual report of Corruption Watch, an NGO focused on reporting on and combatting corruption in South Africa, proffered some good news in the release of its 2016 annual report:  Corruption is becoming less tolerated by South Africans. The NGO’s annual report measured the society’s decreasing tolerance for corruption by measuring the number of whistleblowers