Revolving door

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كتب by Transparency International
An individual who moves back and forth between public office and private companies, exploiting his/her period of government service for the benefit of the companies they used to regulate.64

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Example in practice
 
One member of Lockheed Martin’s Board of Directors earned his position shortly after retiring from the United States government, where he served as Under-Secretary of Defense for Acquisition,Technology, and Logistics. During his time in this government position, he approved the contract forLockheed Martin’s controversial F-22 fighter jet.65
 
Relevant links
 
—— Center for Responsive Politics.
 
—— Revolving Door Working Group 2005.
 
64 Wikipedia, revolving doors http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revolving_door.
 

United Nations Development Programme, Tackling Corruption, Transforming Lives: Accelerating Human Development in the Asia and the Pacific (New Delhi: Macmillan, 2008).

65 Revolving Door Working Group 2005, ‘A Matter of Trust: How the Revolving Door Undermines Trust in Public Confidence in Government – And What we Can do About It’ http://www.revolvingdoor.info/docs/matter-of-trust_final-full.pdf.