An article in daily SME today points to an Ernst & Young report on perception of corruption, which showed Slovakia among the leaders of countries displaying a high level of tolerance to unethical commercial practices.
The report, compiled by the company Ipsos, notes that corruption is quite widespread in Slovakia with unethical conduct prevailing. Around 52% of Slovak managers are willing to employ unfair practices to win or keep an order, putting the country in third place in the world, notes Ernst & Young Slovensko senior manager Pavla Hladká.
The world average was around 29%, with 30% in Europe. Around 56 % of Slovak managers in the survey felt that corruption was strongly widespread in Slovakia.