11 psychological reasons why good people do bad things

http://www.businessinsider.com.au/reasons-why-good-people-do-bad-things-2016-12#/#the-galatea-effect-1

Participants

  • Muel Kaptein
    Role: Faculty
    Reference type: Referenced

Media outlets

  • Business Insider (Online)

Description

Dr. Muel Kaptein, Professor of Business Ethics and Integrity Management at the Rotterdam School of Management, has studied bad behavior for decades. A study he recently published sheds considerable light on what motivates good people to do bad things. What follows are 11 of Dr. Kaptein’s most compelling findings into how the mind tricks good people into losing their moral compass and going astray.

Dr. Muel Kaptein, Professor of Business Ethics and Integrity Management at the Rotterdam School of Management, has studied bad behavior for decades. A study he recently published sheds considerable light on what motivates good people to do bad things. What follows are 11 of Dr. Kaptein’s most compelling findings into how the mind tricks good people into losing their moral compass and going astray.