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Affective influences on ethical decision making: The roles of mood, incidental emotions, and affective forecasting

Noval, Laura Jimena (2015) Affective influences on ethical decision making: The roles of mood, incidental emotions, and affective forecasting. PhD thesis, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business.

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Abstract

The main goal of my dissertation is to expand studies on the influence of affect in behavioral business ethics by focusing on affective influences that remain underexplored - e.g., incidental and anticipated emotions - as well as the interaction of affect with cognition. This dissertation is thus divided in three papers, each providing an unique contribution to the aforementioned goals and to the literature in ethical decision making: PAPER 1) a conceptual paper that explores the role of mood in managerial ethical decision making and the boundary conditions of this relationship in an organizational context; PAPER 2) an empirical paper composed of three studies that explores the role of incidental emotions in influencing perceptions of the consequences of ethical dilemmas and in determining ethical behavior; and PAPER 3) an empirical paper composed of four studies that explores the role of anticipated emotions and affective forecasting errors in unethical and self-serving behavior. (author's abstract)

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Divisions: Departments > Welthandel > International Business > Stahl
Depositing User: Laura Jimena Noval
Date Deposited: 29 Sep 2015 13:14
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2015 13:14
URI: http://epub.wu.ac.at/id/eprint/4659

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