Honesty in the Workplace

An on-your-honor bagel business gives surprising insight into the world of office crime, including a 15 percent drop in bagel theft after 9/11, followed by a similar spike in bagel theft during Christmas. Roughly 89 percent of bagel-eaters were honest, though a variety of factors influenced the pilfering: small companies were honest, telecom and law offices were not; a poor economy actually resulted in less theft, while a good economy saw more. (link via kottke.org)

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