Unethical practices of public service employees

Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Irresponsible civil servants
Negligent public service employees
Corruption of civil servants
Misrepresentation of government authority
Criminal uses of the public service
Abuse of public interest
Incompetent public officers
Bribery of civil servants

Employees of government are able to exploit such a position to their personal advantage or to that of others they may favour. Where the employee is in direct contact with outsiders requesting services (processing documents, supplying licenses, approving applications, etc.), such services may only be provided (rapidly) following "under-the-table" payments.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
C: Cross-sectoral problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST