White Collar Crime in International Business

Global operations of multinational corporations are often plagued with scandals resulting from crimes committed by their executives.  How has this type of crime evolved throughout history? How does it help us to understand the present? Professor Hartmut Berghoff (University of Goettingen, Germany) explains this process in the video below.



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A basic bibliography and other resources on white collar crime in international business

Berghoff, Hartmut and Uwe Spiekermann (2018) “Shady Business: On the History of White-Collar
Crime,” Business History, 60(3): 298-304

Rosoff, Stephen, Henry Pontell, and Robert Tillman (2002), Profit Without Honor: White-Collar Crime and the
Looting of America. Washington: US Department of Justice.

Pettigrew, William (2018) “The changing place of fraud in seventeenth-century public debates about
international trading corporations,” Business History, 60(3): 305-320

Bernsee, Robert (2018) “Privatisation and corruption in historical perspective: The case of secularisation
in Bavaria and Prussia in the early nineteenth century,” Business History, 60(3): 321-342