This Is Why You Feel Dirty After A Bad Day At The Office
The Huffington Post: In the 1999 cult comedy “Office Space,” dissatisfied office drone Peter Gibbons spends his days bored out of his mind, working for a boss he loathes doing work he doesn’t care about.
Hiding Your True Colors May Make You Feel Morally Tainted
The advice, whether from Shakespeare or a modern self-help guru, is common: Be true to yourself. New research suggests that this drive for authenticity — living in accordance with our sense of self, emotions, and
CEOs Perceived as Moral Rally More Support
Some economists argue that a business leader’s primary responsibility is to maximize company profits and that the pursuit of any other goal, including contributing to the broader welfare, is just bad business. Consider a CEO’s
Fair Is Fair, But Not Everywhere
Imagine this scenario: Two commercial fishermen head out to sea at the break of dawn, and spend the next ten hours hauling in the day’s catch. When they wearily return to dock and count their
From Humbug! to Humble: The Power of the Scrooge Effect
Pacific Standard: Last fall, we reported on a study that found people who are reminded of their own mortality are prone to buying more stuff. If that made us seem a little shallow (life is
The Ethical Calculus of the Tax Cheat
Researchers propose that people behave immorally only to a certain extent so that they can profit from their misconduct but still feel moral.