Cheating more when the spoils are split
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, pp. 157-168, 2011.
Four experiments demonstrated that people are more likely to cheat when the benefits of doing so are split with another person, even an anonymous stranger, than when the actor alone captures all of the benefits. In three of the studies, splitting the benefits of over-reporting one’s performance on a task made such over-reporting seem less...More
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