The psychology behind white-collar crime

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Insider trading, fraud, embezzlement and bribery these are crimes often perpetrated by those at the highest rungs of the corporate ladder, by top earners you wouldn't think would need to break the law to get ahead. Why do they take the risk? That's just one of the questions Eugene Soltes posed to nearly 50 of the most prominent executives convicted of white collar offenses. Soltes is Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and author of Why They Do It: Inside the Mind of the White Collar Criminal.