This article concludes our report on some recent research related to “civic honesty” and includes a recap of some of our earlier perspectives on ethics and values in business. As you know, this issue is extremely timely for so many reasons.
Behavioral Economics Articles
Is There Any Explanation for the Way We Act? Part 1: Review of Past Perspectives on Ethics and Values in Business
In this 2 part series, we planned to report on some recent research related to "civic honesty". Given its relevance to our (perpetual) theme - namely ethics and values in business - part 1 will recap some other perspectives that have been addressed in earlier articles.
There are a number of ‘tests’ that the results should meet including the gold standard of medical research: randomized controlled trial. One category of validation is known as ecological validity.
On the back of a recent article that summarized “10 Lessons from Behavioral Economics” (#1) – it quickly became evident just how many of the key issues we have covered in our own articles. With this in mind, we went back to see what had been “missed” as per author Shahram Heshmat Ph.D.