Gender Stereotypes Are Alive, Well, and Busy Producing Workplace Discrimination

  title={Gender Stereotypes Are Alive, Well, and Busy Producing Workplace Discrimination},
  author={Madeline E. Heilman and Alice H. Eagly},
  journal={Industrial and Organizational Psychology},
  pages={393 - 398}
Acriticalexaminationofresearchontherelationshipbetweenstereotypingandworkplace discrimination must meet three requirements.Thefirstrequirementisanunderstanding of the theory that guides this research. The second requirement is anunbiased review of relevant research. The third requirement is comprehension of the ways thatdifferenttypesofresearchareinformative about behavior in organizations. Landy (2008) meets none of these requirements. He misstates the consensual social scientific theory about… Expand
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