Often art provides the insight which disciplines such as psychology, management and law don't. Take the 2012 novel "The Angry Buddhist" by Seth Greenland. Here you can order it from Amazon.com.
It connects the dots on why and how society's winners get into the soup. If we view enigmas like former McKinsey head turned jailbird Rajat Gupta through the plot line of "The Angry Buddhist," we gain some understanding of aberrant human behavior.
Set in the American desert, most of the characters screw up through a combination of arrogance and trust born of neediness. For instance, the police chief and a politico's wife assume they can sexually toy with a desperate female lowlife.
Had they not been blinded by their own ego and private tragedy they would have embraced common sense. From the get-go we are taught to stay the hell away from those not in our social class. Their rules are different.
Classy Gupta hung out with the financial thugs of the Galleon Hedge Funds. He lost just about everything. His high intelligence and drive couldn't save him once he entered that seventh rung of hell.