Family & Lifestyle

Psychology of White-Collar Criminals

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Mar 25, 2017 4:00 pm
  • 32:12

Dr. Eugene F. Soltes is a Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. His research focuses on how individuals and organizations confront and overcome challenging situations.  White-collar criminals are categorized as businessmen or government officials who commit a financially motivated but nonviolent crime. Eugene F. Soltes interviewed 50 former executives about their crimes to learn how they tick.  Dr. Soltes, author of the book Why They Do It: Inside The Mind of the White-Collar Criminal, dives deeper into the stories of these once seemingly successful business leaders.