Erb Post-Doc Grad, Katy Decelles featured in Smithsonian article

October 5, 2012

Katy Decelles, Erb Post-Doc Grad was recently featured in an article titled “Why Power Corrupts” by Christopher Shea in Smithsonian Magazine.  The question between power and corruption digs deeper into the social science behind why power brings out the best in some people and the worst in others.
Katy DeCelles, a professor of management at the University of Toronto stated, “When you give good people power,” Katy wondered, are they more able than others “to enact that moral identity, to do what’s right?”

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