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Ethics Starts At The Top

Which matters more for creating an ethical organization: tone at the top, or tone in the middle?  The answer is that it depends on when, exactly, you are talking about.  A recent study (Gächter, Renner, 2014) corroborates…

Teaching Behavioral Ethics across Disciplines

Tigran W. Eldred, Associate Professor of Law, New England Law | Boston Almost a decade ago, shortly before I started law teaching, I worked as an appellate lawyer representing clients who had been convicted of serious crimes. In one case,…

How do people change their minds about issues?

How do people change their minds about issues? A respected colleague asked over lunch and it prompted me to write some thoughts down.  Belief change and behavior change (page on that coming soon) can both be instrumental in ethical systems…

The Power of Noticing: What the Best Leaders See

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The Power of Noticing: What the Best Leaders See   By Max H. Bazerman Simon and Schuster (2014) Summarized by Bryan Turner   What if you had the ability to make better decisions and all you had to do was to make slight adjustments…

Featured Expert of the Month: Max Bazerman

Interview with Professor and Author Max Bazerman  What is the main research themes for which you are known? I believe that I am best known to different groups of scholars for different chunks of work.  Perhaps the research…