At TED, Philip Zimbardo Reports Guys Are In Demise

Bird's Eye View

I was fascinated a few years ago when Philip Zimbardo gave his 2008 TED Talk on Why Ordinary People Do Evil.or Zimbardo is a renowned psychiatrist whose teaching career spanned fifty years, much of it at Stanford University.

Ethical Problems in Organizations

Tony Mayo

The “prison experiments” by psychologist Philip Zimbardo show “that ethical problems in organizations originate not with “a few bad apples” but with the ‘barrel makers’—the leaders who, wittingly or not, create and maintain the systems in which participants are encouraged to do wrong.” Tony Mayo Executive Coach.

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Psychology of Time – The Impact on Your Orientation


Zimbardo and colleagues are interested especially in temporal biases in which these learned cognitive categories are not “balanced&# according to situations, contexts and demands, but one or another are utilized excessively or underutilized.

Disconnection: The Subversive Side of Technology

Michael Lee Stallard

For example, consider Stanford psychology professor Philip Zimbardo’s TED video on the “ Demise of Guys.” When I speak or teach, I’m nearly always asked if human beings can be “over-connected.” ” This question is typically in reference to an obsessive use and reliance on online technologies. Technology is a double-edged sword.

Three Stops On The Search For Meaning

Lead Change Blog

Frankl hit on this theme long before Philip Zimbardo divided his test subjects into guards and prisoners and discovered how easily we fall into our roles. I wish Viktor Frankl had been my uncle or even next-door neighbor.

Ethics for Technologists (and Facebook)

Harvard Business Review

Everyone online can—if they want to make the effort—become an amateur Asch , Skinner , Zimbardo , Pavlov , Ariely , Kahneman and/or Vernon Smith. I recently finished writing a book about business experimentation and its future. In retrospect, if I had to write it again, I’d include a section or chapter on ethics. The ongoing explosion of technologically-enabled business opportunities inherently expand the ethical dilemmas, quandaries and trade-offs managements will confront.