Marie-Hélène Budworth

Associate Professor of Human Resource Management, specializing in learning, development & motivation.

Marie-Hélène Budworth

Entries from February 16th, 2017

Moral licensing and the state of America

February 16th, 2017 · Comments Off on Moral licensing and the state of America · Uncategorized

A phenomenon has been observed in the social sciences whereby people who initially behave in a moral way subsequently exhibit behaviors that are immoral, unethical, or otherwise problematic.  The tendency has been demonstrated in a range of important contexts such as hiring, charitable donations, and consumer behaviour.  For example, if Tom donates to charity today, […]

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