The Ethical Executive: Becoming Aware of the Root Causes of Unethical Behavior: 45 Psychological Traps that Every One of Us Falls Prey To
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The Ethical Executive: Becoming Aware of the Root Causes of Unethical Behavior: 45 Psychological Traps that Every One of Us Falls Prey To

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In this book, Hoyk and Hersey describe 45 "unethical traps" into which any one of us can fall. These traps, they say, can erupt in any organizational environment. Some of these traps distort our perception of right and wrong—so we actually believe our unethical behavior is right. Many of them are psychological in nature, and if we are not aware of them they are like illusi...more
Hardcover, 152 pages
Published September 12th 2008 by Stanford Business Books
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Jessica
The publisher sent me a copy of this at the start of the semester. I was pretty curious. It was an interesting read, but not the right fit for the classroom.
Kate
The book is easy-to-read and highly relevant to the ethical crises that are becoming more and more prevalent in society. Unethical behavior is very costly to society. Everyone who reads this book will benefit.
Daisy
I had to read it for school but it was a really easy read (much easier to read than the other book I'm reading for my ethics class). Simply talks about ethical traps and how to avoid them. Not super exciting, but that's okay.
Cory
Jun 10, 2009 Cory marked it as to-read
Recommended by business ethics professor - Dr. Abe
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