Niki den Nieuwenboer from the University of Kansas’ School of Business talks with us about her research on how middle-managers can manipulate organizational structures to coerce their staff into unethical behaviors to inflate both of their apparent performance. She co-authored the article we discuss, “Middle Managers and Corruptive Routine Translation: The Social Production of Deceptive Performance,” with João Vieira da Cunha and Linda Treviño, published in the October 2017 issue Organization Science.
Article in Futurity
Article KU News
Reddit conversations on the article (as discussed in the bonus clips)
“(Un)Ethical Behavior in Organizations” (article)
Hosts / Producers
Doug Leigh & Ryan Watkins
What’s The Angle? by Shane Ivers