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Role congruity theory of prejudice toward female leaders.
Evidence from varied research paradigms substantiates that consequences of perceived incongruity between the female gender role and leadership roles are more difficult for women to become leaders and to achieve success in leadership roles. Expand
Sex differences in social behavior : a social-role interpretation
Contents: The Analysis of Sex Differences in Social Behavior: A New Theory and a New Method. Sex Differences in Helping Behavior. Sex Differences in Aggressive Behavior. Sex Differences in OtherExpand
The psychology of attitudes.
This is the only truly comprehensive advanced level textbook in the past 20 years designed for courses in the pscyhology of attitudes and related studies in attitude measurement, social cognition.Expand
Female Leadership Advantage and Disadvantage: Resolving the Contradictions
In the United States, women are increasingly praised for having excellent skills for leadership and, in fact, women, more than men, manifest leadership styles associated with effective performance asExpand
Gender and Leadership Style: A Meta-Analysis
Research comparing the leadership styles of women and men is reviewed, and evidence is found for both the presence and the absence of differences between the sexes. In contrast to theExpand
Transformational, transactional, and laissez-faire leadership styles: a meta-analysis comparing women and men.
A meta-analysis of 45 studies of transformational, transactional, and laissez-faire leadership styles found that female leaders were more transformational than male leaders and also engaged in moreExpand
Through the labyrinth: The truth about how women become leaders.
Despite real progress, women remain rare enough in elite positions of power that their presence still evokes a sense of wonder. In Through the Labyrinth, Alice Eagly and Linda Carli examine whyExpand
The female leadership advantage: An evaluation of the evidence
Abstract Journalists and authors of trade books increasingly assert a female advantage in leadership, whereby women are more likely than men to lead in a style that is effective under contemporaryExpand
Feeling validated versus being correct: a meta-analysis of selective exposure to information.
A meta-analysis assessed whether exposure to information is guided by defense or accuracy motives, and found an uncongeniality bias emerged when uncongsenial information was relevant to accomplishing a current goal. Expand