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White-Collar Criminals

  • Petter GottschalkEmail author
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Abstract

There is probably no single occupation in the world that has been met with a more systematic degree of naivety from its employers than the chief executive. It has been argued that goal-oriented management is a management approach that can inherently bring about more white-collar crime. Especially when goals are ambitious and the CEO is personally responsible for goal achievement and faces negative personal consequences of non-achievement, the CEO might tend to use both legal and illegal means in the struggle to achieve goals.

Keywords

White-collar crime Criminal behavior Criminal sample Deviant behavior 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Leadership and Organizational BehaviourBI Norwegian Business SchoolOsloNorway

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