Presentation on theme: "White-Collar/Corporate Crime and Organizational Misconduct."— Presentation transcript:
White-Collar/Corporate Crime and Organizational Misconduct
The Incidence and Cost of White- Collar and Corporate Crime -Distinguishing "White Collar" from "Corporate" Crime -Methodological Challenges -Some Estimates of Harm
Types of White-Collar Crime -Stings and Swindles -Chiseling -Exploitation of Position -Embezzlement -Fraud (form of theft from clients or organizations) -Influence Peddling and Bribery
Types of Corporate Crime -Monopolization -Deceptive Pricing -False Advertising Claims -Environmental Crimes -Sale of Unsafe Products
Corporate Crime in Transnational Context It’s more serious in lower-income nations, because of less stringent or nonexistent: -Labour Regulations -Environmental Regulations -Consumer Protection Laws -Regulations of Advertising and Marketing -…and governments and corporations often work together to enable misconduct: -governments create “friendly” environments -businesses influence regulatory environments
Explaining White-Collar and Corporate Crime -White-Collar Crime as Corporate Deviance: Differential Association Theory and the Socialization of the Disgruntled Employee -CC as Functional: It's for the good of the company. -Corporate Crime as the New Colonialism: They do it because the can get away with it, at home and abroad.