Who Is Willing to Sacrifice Ethical Values for Money and Social Status?

@article{Kennedy2013WhoIW,
  title={Who Is Willing to Sacrifice Ethical Values for Money and Social Status?},
  author={Jessica A. Kennedy and Laura J. Kray},
  journal={Social Psychological and Personality Science},
  year={2013},
  volume={5},
  pages={52 - 59}
}
  • J. Kennedy, L. Kray
  • Published 1 January 2014
  • Psychology
  • Social Psychological and Personality Science
Women select into business school at a lower rate than men and are underrepresented in high-ranking positions in business organizations. We examined gender differences in reactions to ethical compromises as one possible explanation for these disparities. In Study 1, when reading decisions that compromised ethical values for social status and monetary gains, women reported feeling more moral outrage and perceived less business sense in the decisions than men. In Study 2, we established a causal… Expand
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