Faculty Interviewed in Psychology Today

From: Psychology Today

In an article on contemporary American business and failures of business leadership, Psychology Today quotes Knox psychology professor Tim Kasser. “The real problem is that [corporate America] is a bad culture. It activates and encourages  materialistic values, and ends up suppressing more intrinsic, pro-social, and maybe spiritual values,” says Tim Kasser, chair of psychology at Knox College

“To the extent that a business leader becomes increasingly focused on maximizing profit, there’s a corresponding decline in focus on the good of the community.” In other words, “It’s completely predictable that you have things like Enron and all the scandals where people do things that hurt others.”… Read more in Psychology Today… More about Tim Kasser at the Knox College website…