Love Of Money And Crime Behavior


  • Nur Annizah Ishak Universiti Malaya
  • Roza Hazli Zakaria Universiti Malaya
  • Siti Hajar Abu Bakar Ah Universiti Malaya


Love of Money, Money Attitude, Crime, Intention, Psychology, Social Relation


In modern economy, money is a commodity and is crucial elements to fulfill human needs. Literatures show money guide individuals’ behavior and consequently affects individuals’ wellbeing and society contentment. This study attempts to investigate the relationship between love of money (LOM) and crime behavior, according to existing literature. It compiles literature reviews of LOM and how it may induce crime behavior. The study concludes obsession towards LOM may prompt crime behavior especially in an organizational setting. It is a noteworthy field to explore since it has the capability to adversely affect individual’s social values, influence individual’s behavior and people well-being especially in an organizational environment.