Keep a List of Unethical Things You’ll Never Do

Harvard Business

Management is about commitment, execution, and follow-through. Experiments and experience show that people resist leaping from innocence to evil, but they can be lured into it one innocuous step at a time. In Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me ), Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson discuss cognitive dissonance, in which people feel great distress when they see that they’d behaved at odds with their beliefs and values. HBR STAFF.