A Recovery Process In The Aftermath of Wrongdoing: An Offender’s Perspective
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AbstractVarious misconducts in the workplace have attracted attention from both researchers and practitioners. But we remain unclear what actions and exactly why the perpetrator of a misconduct would perform to recover the broken relationship. In this study, we take the wrongdoer’s perspective and examine (1) what emotional and cognitive experiences s/he would endure; and thus (2) what reactions, apology or denial, the offender would perform correspondingly; and (3) how would these efforts made further affect the effectiveness of the amendment, including the perpetrator’s self-forgiveness and the victim’s forgiveness. An experiment and a field study with experience sampling design are desired to test the propositions above. Implications and limitations are discussed as enclosed.
All Author(s) ListYolanda, LI, Kenneth S. Law
Name of Conference2017 Research Method Workshop
Start Date of Conference09/07/2017
End Date of Conference13/06/2017
Place of ConferenceWuhan
Country/Region of ConferenceChina
LanguagesEnglish-United States
KeywordsWrongdoing, Moral Balance, Emotion, Cognition, Amendment, Effectiveness

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