Business Decisions and Ethics

Recent ethical considerations involving Volkswagen, Wells Fargo and other major corporations demonstrate the importance of studying the ethical implications of business decisions. The Neely Center analyzes important ethical dilemmas and helps prepare future business leaders for the tough decisions they may face.  The center also operates a Business Affiliates Network that offers companies the opportunity to gain from cutting-edge academic research. To read more click here.

Relevant publications by Neely Center affiliates in this area include:

Dehghani, M., Carnevale, P. J., & Gratch, J. (2014). Interpersonal effects of expressed anger and sorrow in morally charged negotiation. Judgment and Decision Making, 9, 104-113.

Triandis, H.C., Carnevale, P.J., Gelfand, M., Robert, C., Wasti, A., Probst, T.M., Kashima, E.S., Dragonas, T., Chan, D., Chen, X.P., Kim, U., Kim, K., de Dreu, C., van de Vliert, E., Iwao, S., Ohbuchi, K., Schmitz, P. (2001). Culture and deception in business negotiations: A multi-level analysis. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 1, 73-90.

O'Connor, K.M., & Carnevale, P.J. (1997). A nasty but effective negotiation strategy: Misrepresentation of a common-value issue. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 23, 504-515.

Wiltermuth, S. S., Vincent, L. C., & Gino, F. (2017). Cheating creatively reduces the stigma associated with cheating. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 139,106-126.
Wiltermuth, S. S. & Newman, David, T. (In Press). Moral clarity. In K. J. Gray and J. Graham (Ed.), The Atlas of Moral Psychology. Guilford Press.