A Speech On Corruption And Corruption

863 Words Jun 24th, 2015 4 Pages
Specific Purpose: I will familiarize the audience about corruption.

Thesis Statement: It is not easy to define corruption, but it is mostly concerned with bribery and its forms. Corruption is a global phenomenon that has progressively increased and is now rampant in our society.

INTRODUCTION
I. “Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts…perhaps the fear of a loss of power.” – John Steinbeck.
II. Corruption is the abuse of power or position to achieve a personal gain illegally. Think about all the things that have affected this country or even the world due to people being corrupt. We are going to look into that.
III. If you’re thinking why do I need to know about corrupt? It easy, because people are corrupt in one way or another and you may meet that person or group of people in the future or may already have and don’t even know it. This will help you understand more about corruption than what you probably already know.
IV. I have lived in Nigeria for three years. I learned a lot about my culture, school education system, the language (can’t speak it though), and the absolute love Nigerians have for money.
V. Corruption is a global phenomenon that has progressively increased and is now rampant in our society. Today we will be talk about Scales of corruption, Methods, and Causes.

TRANSITION: Let’s start by talking about the scales of corruption. There are five types of corruption.

BODY
I. Petty Corruption is everyday abuse of entrusted power done on a low level.
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