Category: Ethics

Responding to Mistreatment of Others

Topic: Motivation, Human Resource Management, Ethics Publication: Academy of Management Review Article: A Model of Third Parties’ Morally Motivated Responses to Mistreatment in Organizations Authors: O’Reilly, J. & Aquino, K. Reviewer: Rachel Marsh Have you ever noticed a college student being mistreated by someone else in the organization, be it

Implicit Assumptions and Organizational Context- A Recipe for Immoral Behavior?

Topic: Moral Behavior, Automatic Social Cognition
Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology
Article: Automatic ethics: The effects of implicit assumptions and contextual cues on moral behavior
Authors: Reynolds, S. J., Leavitt, K., & DeCelles, K. A.
Reviewed By: Bobby Bullock

It’s Easier to Deceive via e-Mail

Topic: Workplace Deviance, Ethics Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (MAR 2010) Article: The finer points of lying online: E-mail versus pen and paper Authors: C.E. Naquin, T.R. Kurtzberg, and L.Y. Belkin Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger While lying and deception may come easily to some (certain politicians come to mind…), research suggests that generally, people find

Corporate Social Responsibility – An Inevitable Paradox?

Topic: Culture, Ethics Publication: Academy of Management Perspectives Article: Is the socially responsible corporation a myth?  The good, the bad and the ugly of corporate responsibility. Author: T.M. Devinney Featured by: Lit Digger Is it even possible to have a corporation that is truly socially responsible?  Sure, some companies  like Johnson & Johnson and Ben & Jerry’s