Women's Difficulties in Attaining Leadership Begin with the Stresses of the Job Interview

Nater, Christa; Eagly, Alice H.; Heilman, Madeline E.; Messerli-Bürgy, Nadine; Sczesny, Sabine (11 February 2021). Women's Difficulties in Attaining Leadership Begin with the Stresses of the Job Interview (Unpublished). In: SPSP2021 - Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. virtual. 09.02.-13.02.2021.

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We examined how stress induced by women’s experienced lack of fit for leadership can compromise their success in job interviews. Women reported higher stress than men during an interview for a leadership position and performed more poorly. Moreover, interviewing for a leadership role emphasizing agency as compared to communality provoked greater physiological stress among women but not men.

Item Type:

Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)

Division/Institute:

07 Faculty of Human Sciences > Institute of Psychology > Social Neuroscience and Social Psychology

UniBE Contributor:

Nater, Christa and Sczesny, Sabine

Subjects:

100 Philosophy > 150 Psychology

Language:

English

Submitter:

Christa Nater

Date Deposited:

09 Apr 2021 16:16

Last Modified:

09 Apr 2021 16:16

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/153724

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