Corruption is a universal and specific phenomenon of complex and various character and it embraces a lot of different shades and types. The knowledge of organisations provides more dimensions and realistic construct of resources and social capital. In the real organisation the success of a business is based not only on the formal, transparent resources but also on the use of informal ones. The author presents the role and importance of a negative social capital, knowledge and trust. The economic corruption can be described as relation inside an organisation and as entity with an environment of its own. In the specific context the corruption, mutual relations between people reduce uncertainty in a short time but it also reduces the competitiveness and future success of organisations for a longer period of time.
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