When corruption has become structural it cannot be removed by normal managerial tools

Henry Jeffrey - Future Notes

“What is to be feared is not so much the immorality of the great as the fact that immorality may lead to greatness. In a democracy, private citizens see a man of their own rank in life who rises from that obscure position in a few years to riches and power … They are therefore led, and often rightly, to impute his success mainly to some of his vices; and an odious connection is thus formed between the ideas of turpitude and power, unworthiness and success, utility and dishonor.” (Alexis de Tocqueville (1945) “Democracy in America” Vol. 1, Vintage, New York.)

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