A Report On Nigerian Government

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Due to Nigeria’s corrupt government, their citizens are deprived of the steadly revenue that the country makes thru the oil companies operating in their country. Most profits are taken from the public and are kept held with Nigerian officials. People in the Nigeria are currently living in extreme poverty. Government officials are taking all of the profits made from the sales of oil leads to a horrible infrastructure. Nigerian citizens are unable to have access to electricity and water. On another note, CIA World Factbook states that the literacy rate in Nigeria is currently seventy-two percent and females at fifty percent (CIA Work Factbook). Due to the corruption of government officials, making it hard for Nigeria to create growth within…show more content…
(Parrish 1) Shell has and is continually trying to decrease the level of corruption in the workplace by setting strict consequences for any violations of the set principles. In July 2009, Shell participated taking money and cheating buyers by selling less amounts of gas at a higher price. BBC News reported that Shell admits to fueling corruption. There have been several claims of employees giving and receiving gifts, as well as participating in the collection of facilitation payments. For the Nigerian people, building strong relationships among the workplace is important, especially when it comes to top management. Business etiquette in Nigeria also consists of honesty, but because poverty is so high in Nigeria bribery has taken a toll in the workplace. Internally, there is a lot of illegal gifting and monetary bribery among lower level employees and top management in exchange for promotions. Externally, Shell Nigeria has even gone as far as accepting forms of bribery from outside buyers in exchange for business deals. HR is majorly impacted by Shell Nigeria’s actions. Because Shell sets high principles for their employees to follow, they expect their employees to know and abide by these standards. Discrimination Within Employees According to John Donovan from Royal Dutch Shell PLC, the Dutch Commission For Equal Treatment (THE CGB)
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