Agency theory

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    • Moral strain
      • when people become uncomfotable with their behaviour
      • They feel their behaviour is wrong
      • they feel they are going against their values
      • The participants in Milgrams study felt moral strain
        • They hears the cries of the victim
        • feared retaliation
        • had to go against moral values
    • agentic state
      • allowing someone to direct your behaviour
      • passing responsibility to another person
      • your own concience is not in control
    • autonomous state
      • dirext your own behaviour
      • take responsibility for the results of your behaviour
      • you have power


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