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Northwestern's Adam Galinsky Discusses the Psychology of Power

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Over and over again yesterday, we heard the question, “Why would he do it? If these charges are true and he knew he was being investigated, why would he get caught on tape?” The answer, business ethicist Adam Galinsky says, could be found in the effect of power on executive decision making.

Galinsky is the Morris and Alice Kaplan professor of Ethics and Decision in Management at Northwestern University. He's found that big changes happen to your mind when you're top dog.

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