EY: Only 14% of Polish managers see corrupt practices as widespread in Poland

By bne IntelliNews June 11, 2014

A total of 14% of executives in Poland agreed with the statement that bribery/corrupt practices happen widely in business in this country, according to a survey by advisory EY. Also, 56% of them said that this statement does not apply to Poland.

The survey included in-depth interviews with more than 2,700 executives across 59 countries, including chief financial officers, chief compliance officers, general counsel and heads of internal audit. A total of 38% of all respondents believe that bribery and corruption are widespread in their country (with 51% disagreeing with that statement).

In CEE as a whole, the average percentage of those agreeing with the statement on bribery/corrupt practices was 47% (in the Czech Republic - 69%, in Slovakia - 56% and in Hungary - 62%). The lowest number of confirmations of this statement (2%) was noted in Austria, Denmark and Finland.  

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