历史书和报纸上充斥着个人做出不道德的选择，对他人造成巨大伤害的故事。但工作场所的绝大多数不当行为并非如此?是算计的反社会分子犯下的罪行，他们选择任何能满足自己欲望的东西，不顾法律、基本礼仪和他人的安全。大多数不端行为是由明辨是非的人犯下的。这就提出了一个问题:为什么?好?有道德的人有时会偏离他们根深蒂固的价值观。最常见的因素之一是?道德?人做出不道德选择的过程就是道德褪色的过程。这个过程被描述为，有意识或潜意识地，一个伦理决定的道德色彩褪色为缺乏道德含义的漂白色调，?道德衰落指的是当我们不?t consider ethical implications and consequences of a particular decision. Ethical dilemmas have been described as a battle between our ?should? selves, characterized by our values and principles and our ?want? selves, characterized by self-interest and self-protection. Prior to being confronted with an ethical dilemma, our ?should? self dominates and we believe we will act in line with our values. However, at the time of the dilemma, our ?want? self wins the battle and our ?should? self is hidden and we make unethical decisions without even realizing that they were unethical, as the ethical aspects were faded from the decision.