BusM390Session18_Obedience and Dissent

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Obedience and Dissent Session 7 Bus M 390
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Outline The Milgram Experiment
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390 Course Structure Personal Ethical  Understanding Ethics in  Business Situations “Followship” Leadership
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Obedience “Obedience is the first law of heaven.” -Joseph Smith,  Journal of Discourses
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The Milgram Experiments
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The Milgram Syndrome Politeness/civility Promise to cooperate Awkwardness of withdrawal Absorption in technical aspects Focus on task completion Impersonal authority (“they”) Responsibility Vacuum
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The Milgram Syndrome Politeness/civility Promise to cooperate Awkwardness of withdrawal Absorption in technical aspects Focus on task completion Impersonal authority (“they”) How common are these elements in a business or office setting?
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The Milgram Syndrome “Fragmentation of the total  human act.” -Milgram “The person who assumes full  responsibility for the act has  evaporated.” -Milgram
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The Milgram Syndrome “The essence of obedience consists in the fact that 
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Unformatted text preview: people come to view themselves as the instrument for carrying out another persons wishes, and therefore no longer regard themselves as responsible for their actions.-Stanley Milgram The Milgram Syndrome The sad truth of the matter is that most evil is done by people who never made up their mind to be either bad or good.-Hannah Arendt The Milgram Syndrome The children of menhave become free forever, knowing good from evil; to act for themselves and not to be acted upon .-2 Nephi 2: 26 Responsibility in Organizations Dont Worry Were Taking Care of Everything Diffusing Responsibility in Groups Diffusing Responsibility by Dividing Responsibility Diffusing Responsibility by Creating Psychological Distance Obedience and Dissent Session 7 Bus M 390...
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