Vince Molinaro, Harvard Business Review, December 4, 2014

When stories of scandal break out in the media, the attention is often on the bad leaders involved or about the impact of the reputation damage on the company’s financial prospects. But a scandal affects all of a company’s employees in significant ways. New research suggests that the impact of a scandal is far more significant, especially on lower-ranking employees, that anyone would have ever thought. Researchers call this the “moral spillover effect.” […read more]