PERSONALITY AND ETHNICITY AS PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS IN UNDERSTANDING CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA

  • Charles O Okonkwo, Ph.D Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbarim
  • Alomaja A Smith Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbarim
Keywords: Personality, Psychosocial, Ethnicity, Corruption, emergent of corruption

Abstract

Corruption has caused a lot of devastation to the entire economic developments in Nigeria. The situation in the country has moved from bad to worse and most of the solutions proffered to douse the situation have not been quit productive. Utilizing the social learning paradigm this present paper explored the important psychosocial factors (personality and ethnicity) and implores what this theoretical assumption predicts about their relationship with emergent of corruption.

Author Biographies

Charles O Okonkwo, Ph.D, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbarim

Department of Psychology

Alomaja A Smith, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbarim

Department of Psychology

Published
2018-10-05
How to Cite
Okonkwo, C., & Smith, A. (2018). PERSONALITY AND ETHNICITY AS PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS IN UNDERSTANDING CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA. Practicum Psychologia, 8(1). Retrieved from http://journals.aphriapub.com/index.php/PP/article/view/583
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Articles