It wasn't about the probability of being caught; it was about the norms for cheating. If someone from our group cheats and we see them cheating, we feel it's more appropriate.
Watch the whole video, but pause at the 12:00 mark and consider the implications.
Helps explain why leading by example is so important, doesn't it?
Which politicians set bad examples, then lie about their behaviour?
Which take responsibility for their actions and set positive examples?
How do staff respond to this?
Puffin poop, Robocalls, @vikileaks... the list goes on and on.
I'd love to see studies done on the increased centralization and resulting dirty tricks of politics and the parallel functioning of both the public service and Private Sector entities that engage with government. Or the reverse, for that matter.