Contending With Stereotype Threat at Work : A Model of Long-Term Responses

@inproceedings{Block2011ContendingWS,
  title={Contending With Stereotype Threat at Work : A Model of Long-Term Responses},
  author={Caryn J. Block and Sandy M. Koch and Benjam{\'i}n Liberman and Tarani J. Merriweather and Loriann Roberson},
  year={2011}
}
Women and people of color are still underrepresented in many occupational roles. Being in a situation where one is underrepresented, and thus in the demographic minority, has been shown to be a factor leading to the experience of stereotype threat—the expectation that one will be judged or perceived on the basis of social identity group membership rather than actual performance and potential. Although numerous laboratory studies have documented the negative impact of stereotype threat on short… CONTINUE READING

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