Livros

Corrupção – Ensaios, Edições Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos

Autor/Editor: Luís de Sousa /FFMS e Relógio d’Água

Data: 2011 | Idioma: Português

Resumo: A corrupção, enquanto forma de influência ou compra de decisões, permaneceu invariável ao longo dos séculos, mas o modo como o poder se estrutura e é exercido em sociedade tem evoluído, criando novas oportunidades e incentivos para este tipo de prática. O que é a corrupção? Como se estrutura e se processa? Que tipos de corrupção são vistos com tolerância e que tipos são considerados danosos para o funcionamento das instituições? Quais as causas que explicam a prevalência da corrupção numa determinada sociedade ou contexto histórico? Que factores de risco potenciam a sua ocorrência? Como se tem desenvolvido o combate à corrupção em Portugal? Que papel compete à política, à justiça, aos media e à sociedade civil? Estas e outras questões serão objecto de reflexão neste livro.” URL

Corrupção e os Portugueses – Atitudes, Práticas e Valores

Autor/Editor: Luís de Sousa e João Triães / RCP Edições

Data: 2008 | Idioma: Português

Resumo: “Os crimes económico-financeiros organizados, neles incluindo a corrupção e a fraude, não fazem, aparentemente, vítimas. No entanto, como se tenta demonstrar ao longo destas páginas, são provavelmente aqueles que maiores danos causam aos Estados e aos seus cidadãos. Geram pobreza, impedem o desenvolvimento económico, provocam injustiça social e são responsáveis pela degradação do sistema político e das instituições públicas.” URL

Decision Analysis for Management Judgment, 5th Edition

Autor/Editor: Paul Goodwin e George Wright

Data: 2009 | Idioma: Inglês

Resumo: “Decision Analysis for Management Judgment is unique in its breadth of coverage of decision analysis methods. It covers both the psychological problems that are associated with unaided managerial decision making and the decision analysis methods designed to overcome them. It is presented and explained in a clear, straightforward manner without using mathematical notation.” URL

 

O Inimigo sem Rosto – Fraude e Corrupção em Portugal 

Autor/Editor: Maria José Morgado e José Vegar / Dom Quixote

Data: 2003 | Idioma: Português

Resumo: “Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are driving forces of national economies in many countries of the world. They are a source of innovation and new employment but they face significant challenges to access finance.” URL

 

Reporting fraud and corruption made easy thanks to the Internet

Autor/EditorEuropean Commission/ European Anti-Fraud Office

Data: 2011 | Idioma: Inglês
Resumo: “Corruption and fraud can now be reported online, even anonymously: a new electronic system — ‘Fraud Notification System (FNS)’ — will make it easier and more secure for vigilant citizens and EU civil servants to report suspected cases of fraud and corruption to the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).”  URL

RSE – Guía práctica de Lucha contra la corrupción y transparencia

Autor/Editor: Red Española del Pacto Mundial                              

Data: 2011 | Idioma: Espanhol

Resumo: “La Red Española del Pacto Mundial de Naciones Unidas ha editado la Guía práctica para la gestión de riesgos y herramientas de implantación relativa al Principio 10 sobre Lucha contra la Corrupción y promoción de la transparencia. Se trata de la primera Guía de estas características que se publica en nuestro país y contiene herramientas claras y reales de gestión y control de riesgos en materia de corrupción.”  URL

Setting Standards for Communication and Governance: The Example of Infrastructure Projects 

Autor/Editor: Larry Haas, Leonardo Mazzei e Donal O’Leary / The World Bank

Data: 2007 | Idioma: Inglês

Resumo: “…It starts by characterizing corruption vulnerabilities in infrastructure and proceeds to illustrate where communication has added value on a number of recent projects, both in regard to making the projects more sustainable and by incorporating anti-corruption measures into the project preparation and implementation. It draws on examples of mainly World Bank-supported projects from the road, transport, power, and water sectors in different governance contexts. Five standard-setting initiatives are then outlined, which focus on promoting best practice to better integrate development communication into the project cycles of World Bank-supported infrastructure projects.”  URL

Performance Accountability and Combating Corruption 

Autor/Editor: Anwar Shah / The World Bank

Data: Anwar Shah| Idioma: Inglês

Resumo: “This volume provides advice on how to institutionalize performance-based accountability, especially in countries that lack good accountability systems. The volume describes how institutions of accountability may be strengthened to combat corruption. The volume is organized into two parts. The first part deals with public management reforms to ensure the integrity and improve the efficiency of government operations. It outlines an agenda for public management reforms and discusses the roles of e-government and network solutions in performance improvements. The second part of the volume provides advice on strengthening the role of representative institutions, such as organs and committees of parliament, in providing oversight of government programs.”  URL

The Many Faces of Corruption : Tracking Vulnerabilities at the Sector Level 

Autor/Editor: Edgardo Campos e Sanjay Pradhan/ The World Bank

Data: 2007 | Idioma: Inglês

Resumo: “This paper explores the use of prototype road maps to identify corruption vulnerabilities, suggests corresponding warning signals, and proposes operationally useful remedial measures in each of several selected sectors and for a selected sample of cross cutting public sector functions that are particularly prone to corruption and that are critical to sector performance. Numerous technical experts have come together in this effort to develop an operationally useful approach to diagnosing and tackling corruption. The many faces of corruption is an invaluable reference for policymakers, practitioners, and researchers engaged in the business of development.”  URL