Machismo in Organizations: Individual Predictors & Context-Dependent Outcomes

  title={Machismo in Organizations: Individual Predictors \& Context-Dependent Outcomes},
  author={Melissa L. Intindola and Ryan P. Jacobson and Kathryn J. L. Jacobson and Robert G. Delcampo},
  journal={Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal},
Two studies were conducted to examine possible predictors of machismo value endorsement and to test the possibility that machismo’s effects on job-related outcomes may be stronger in “family-oriented” than in “team-oriented” organizations. A total of 178 students were recruited from upper-level management and MBA classes at a large university in the Southwestern U.S. In Study 1, participant gender, familism values, and femininity predicted machismo values. Unexpectedly, ethnicity did not… 

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The Latin American family: familism vs. machismo.

  • Ingoldsby Bb
  • Psychology
  • 1991
Hispanic families tend to help and support family members (familism) more so than Anglo-oriented families yet they often exhibit considerable machismo behavior the opposite of familism. The 2 main