Dirk D. Steiner

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Suppressing and faking emotional expressions depletes personal resources and predicts job strain for customer-contact employees. The authors argue that personal control over behavior, in the job and within the national culture, provides compensatory resources that reduce this strain. With a survey study of 196 employees from the United States and France,(More)
Perspectives from 22 countries on aspects of the legal environment for selection are presented in this article. Issues addressed include (a) whether there are racial/ethnic/religious subgroups viewed as ''disadvantaged,'' (b) whether research documents mean differences between groups on individual difference measures relevant to job performance, (c) whether(More)
This project has the goal to validate bioinformatics methods and tools for HLA haplotype frequency analysis specifically addressing unique issues of haematopoietic stem cell registry data sets. In addition to generating new methods and tools for the analysis of registry data sets, the intent is to produce a comprehensive analysis of HLA data from 20 million(More)
Despite the autonomy gain provided by the Web for blind people, its access for this population still remains difficult. Today, web accessibility is practically restricted to the normative accessibility guaranteed by the application of design standards. Effective accessibility, which ensures that the users can reach their goal, is therefore forgotten at the(More)
In this article, we examine the hypothesis that in masculine cultures or in other contexts that emphasize competitive achievement, those with higher performance capabilities will feel empowered to have input in decisions and, hence, will desire opportunities to voice their opinions about decisions to be made. In contrast, in more feminine cultures or in(More)
The present experiments examined how people exhibiting an optimistic outlook on the future are judged. The research tested and compared social acceptance of exhibiting optimism for oneself (Study 1) and comparative optimism (Study 2) in the professional and friendship domains separately and without comparison to pessimism. Results showed that optimism (for(More)
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