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College of Business Administration

Student Success Center
1001 Business Building
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

Dean's Office
2019 Business Building
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

Peter Mudrack

Associate Professor Peter Mudrack
Department of Management
Office:2056 Business Building
Mailing Address:3091 Business Building
1301 Lovers Lane 
Manhattan, KS 66506

Research Goals

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

Current Research & Consulting Projects

  • The Implications of a Relativistic Approach to Moral Judgment in Individuals: A Review and Re-Interpretation (under review)
  • Relativism, Idealism, Authoritarianism, and Machiavellianism: Reinterpreting the Meaning and Implications of Relativistic and Idealistic Approaches to Ethics (under review)

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. (forthcoming). Utilitarian traits and the Janus-headed model: Origins, Meaning, and interpretation. Journal of Business Ethics
  • Mudrack, P. E., & Mason, E. S. (2019). Moral Reasoning and its Connections with Machiavellianism and Authoritarianism: The Critical Roles of Index Choice and Utilization. Business and Society, 58(4), 779-812.

Areas of Teaching

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


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