Why Do People Cheat At Work?

Published: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 4:19pm
Updated: Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 4:27pm
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Why do employees cheat at work? It could be something like fudging hours, it could also be something like creating software to get around federal requirements, like at Volkswagen.

The Show’s Mark Brodie is here with some new research in this area.

It turns out, it’s all our boss’ fault. OK, not really, of course.

But Mike Baer believes one factor in workplace cheating is unrealistic expectations. Baer is an assistant professor in the W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU in the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, and he’s been looking into this.

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