Scroll to the right to see the average score. Higher numbers = the request is legitimate

Passion Not Mentioned

(Low scores expected)

Passion Was Mentioned

(high scores expected because sometimes people feel that it's okay to ask people with work passion to do more work without compensation)

Remember that this is an online activity designed for learning purposes and therefore there is less control than would occur in a laboratory setting, so the results here may not agree with the published study.

Free free to copy the data from these spreadsheets to perform a statistical analysis. The appropriate statistic to apply would be a between subjects t-test.

This activity was inspired by the research of Jae Yun Kim, Troy H. Campbell, Steven Shepard, and Aaron C. Kay from their published study:
Understanding Contemporary Forms of Exploitation: Attributions of Passion Serve to Legitimize the Poor Treatment of Workers (2019). Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.