Scott Wiltermuth researches how socio-environmental factors affect people’s reactions to unethical behavior and their likelihood of behaving unethically themselves. He also researches how interpersonal dynamics, such as synchrony and dominance, affect people’s willingness to cooperate with others. He has published papers in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Science, Academy of Management Journal, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and numerous other academic journals. His work has been reported in many media outlets, including: The Economist, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post. Previously, he worked in the airline industry as a strategy consultant.
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Peter Kim, Scott Wiltermuth, David Newman (2021) “A Theory of Ethical Accounting and Its Implications for Hypocrisy in Organizations,” Academy of Management Review 46, 172-191.
Scott Wiltermuth, Medha Raj, Wood (2018) “How Perceived Power Influences the Consequences of Dominance Expressions in Negotiations,” Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 146, 14-30.
Medha Raj, Scott Wiltermuth (2016) “Barriers to Forgiveness,” Social and Personality Psychology Compass 10, 679-690.