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RIA # 149: Dr. Keith Leavitt on Behavioral Ethics

Dr. Keith Leavitt

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Keith Leavitt, an Associate Professor in the College of Business and the Betty S. Henry Admundson Faculty scholar in Ethics at Oregon State University. His research interests include behavioral ethics, identity and situated judgment, and research methods. His work has been featured in over 200 major media outlets, and prominently on the front of his mother’s refrigerator. In his spare time, he enjoys mountain biking, fly fishing, skiing, the occasional existential crisis, and trying to sneak inappropriately-placed messages in to his faculty profile.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Researching Behavioral Ethics [00:00-12:12]

In this first segment, Keith shares about his work researching behavioral ethics in the workplace.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Researching Employee Sex Lives [12:13-23:34]

In segment two, Keith shares about recent research he completed that received some media attention.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: The Changing Nature of Work [23:35-36:26]

In segment three, Keith shares about his interest in the changing nature of work as a function of automation.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

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