News tagged with guilt

BP banned from US government contracts

British oil giant BP was temporarily banned by the US Environmental Protection Agency from US government contracts Wednesday due to its behavior in the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.

dateNov 28, 2012 in Environment
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Lawyer blasts tax authorities in Ai Weiwei case

(AP) -- A company lawyer for dissident artist Ai Weiwei said Monday that Chinese tax authorities are hindering efforts to pay a financial guarantee enabling the company to fight a huge tax bill that he says ...

dateNov 14, 2011 in Business
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Research shows good cop beats bad cop

Even the most horrible criminals feel guilt, and according to new research from the University of Montreal, playing on that sentiment might be a good way to extract a confession. In order to gain a better understanding of ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Guilt fuels commitment to the job: expert

Feeling a sense of guilt or obligation towards an employer can increase an employee's commitment to an organisation, a University of Queensland Business School researcher has found in a study of Chinese workers.

dateJul 27, 2010 in Social Sciences
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Men feel less guilt

Although changing social and cultural contexts mean guilt has less power today than it once did, a new study has shown that in the West this emotion is "significantly higher" among women. The main problem, ...

dateJan 25, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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