Accounting firm leaders and professional staff may view ethical environment differently
If an accounting firm wants to maintain a strong ethical environment from top to bottom, a new study by a Kansas State University accounting professor and her colleagues finds it's important that the firm's environment is ...
Physical contact + ethical marketing = increased consumer preference
Can world-saving claims like "not tested on animals" and "phosphate free," help sell bottles of shampoo and bars of soap? A new study from Concordia University's John Molson School of Business proves such statements can make ...
Expertise as well as social standing may predict ethical tendencies, research finds
The number of connections people have within a social network may keep them from acting unethically, but their level of expertise within the network may also influence their ethical predisposition or EP, according to a Colorado ...
Forcing choice may hamper decision-making, study finds
Constraining choice isn't necessarily a good thing when it comes to managers' problem-solving, according to a new Canadian study.
Forget about fair: It's better when bosses pick favourites
(Phys.org)—A new study from the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business shows that bosses should pick favourites if they want top performing teams.
Discrimination from one's manager really bites
Mental health workers are more likely to be depressed or anxious when they experience discrimination from their managers than when it comes from patients, a study has found.
Narcissism impairs ethical judgment even among the highly religious, study finds
Although high levels of narcissism can impair ethical judgment regardless of one's religious orientation or orthodox beliefs, narcissism is more harmful in those who might be expected to be more ethical, according to a Baylor ...
Social responsibility of businesses questioned
When the Icelandic banking system was privatised in 2003, it inaugurated a period of furious expansion of both loans and risky investments. The bubble burst in 2008. At that time, the nominal assets of the three largest banks ...
People more likely to lie when texting: research
(PhysOrg.com) -- Text messaging leads people to be more deceitful when compared to other modes of communication, according to Sauder School of Business researchers at the University of British Columbia.