Posts Tagged ‘cheating’

  • Decisions Have An Opportunity Cost That Require Tradeoffs

    (Bad) Decisions

    Apr 24, 12 • 357 Views • No Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. Why might have most notorious fraudsters committed their crimes? The traditional answer seems obvious: severe character flaws, lack of ethics, unbridled greed. But there may be more to the picture than simply this “bad...  [read more]

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    Why Might People Cheat?

    Dec 7, 11 • 254 Views • No Comments

    When are people more likely to cheat? Behavioral economist Dan Ariely says to look at sweatshirts, the Ten Commandments, dollar bills and cans of Coca-Cola. In one experiment, Ariely discovered that more students would copy someone’s seemingly dishonest...  [read more]