In today's interconnected world, corruption's corrosive effects are experienced not only where corruption is perpetrated, but simultaneous reverberations of its effects are felt throughout the global economy and society.
Corruption is a global problem that affects both the developed and developing world, but it is in the developing world that its effect is most destructive.
Aligning culture with strategy presents a strong challenge. The first step is to diagnose which facets of the present culture are strategy supportive and which are not. Then, there must be some innovative thinking about concrete actions management can take to modify the cultural environment and create a stronger fit with the strategy. It is recommended that a 'culture audit' be undertaken as part of the strategic planning process.