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Peter Mudrack

Associate Professor Peter Mudrack
Department of Management
Office:2056 Business Building
Mailing Address:3091 Business Building
1301 Lovers Lane 
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone:785-532-7840
Email:pmudrack@ksu.edu

Research Goals

Dr. Mudrack is working to advance understanding of ethics and moral reasoning.

Current Research & Consulting Projects

  • A Review and Critical Analysis of Utilitarianism as Traits (under review)
  • Moral Reasoning and its Connections with Machiavellianism and Authoritarianism: The Critical Roles of Index Choice and Utilization (under review)
  • The meaning and implications of ethical relativism

Major Accomplishments

  • Published in Business and Society, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology
  • Consulting editor at Journal of Organizational Behavior and Psychological Reports
  • Two years’ services as Academic Reviewer for the Organizational Behavior division of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada.
  • Multiple “Best Reviewer” awards at various conferences.
  • President, Kansas State University’s Undergraduate General Education Council (five years)

Publications (last 5 years)

  • Mudrack, P. E., & Mason, E. S. (2013). Dilemmas, conspiracies, and Sophie's choice: Vignette themes and ethical judgments. Journal of Business Ethics, 118, 639-653.
  • Mudrack, P. E., & Mason, E. S. (2013). Ethical judgments: What do we know, where do we go? Journal of Business Ethics, 115, 575-597.
  • Mudrack, P. E., Bloodgood, J. M., Turnley, W. H., Jr. (2012). Some ethical implications of individual competitiveness. Journal of Business Ethics, 108, 347-359.
  • Mudrack, P. E., & Mason, E. S. (2010). The asceticism dimension of the Protestant work ethic: Shedding its status of invisibility. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 40, 2043-2070.
  • Bloodgood, J., Turnley, W. H., & Mudrack, P. (2010). Ethics instruction and the perceived acceptability of cheating. Journal of Business Ethics, 95, 23-37.

Areas of Teaching

Business, Government & Society, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management

Education

Ph D, 1991, University of Toronto, 1991.
Major: Organizational Behavior/Social Issues

MBA, University of Windsor, 1981.
Major: Management

B.Comm, University of Windsor, 1979.
Major: Management