How does corruption and fraud take hold in a company? Is there a set of actions you can take to prevent it? How can you get rid of fraud and corruption once it is inside your organization?
Among Friends and Fraudsters gives you an insider's view on the petty fraud and corruption that businesses and organizations face in many markets. Sharing her experiences building Atsoko, the leading beauty retail chain in Tanzania, Marie Englesson gives you a roadmap for successfully navigating these complex issues. While it is not easy, she argues that it is possible to stay true to your values and build an honest business in a high-risk marketplace — and thrive.
In this book, you'll learn:
Why and how a previously honest person becomes corruptHow to say no to a racketeerHow not to become a fool among fraudsters
The author also shares stories from auditors, business managers, entrepreneurs, and policymakers working in East Africa, to encourage and excite the reader to build great companies in high-risk markets.