The Effects of the Structured Interview on Reducing Biases Against Pregnant Job Applicants

@article{Bragger2002TheEO,
  title={The Effects of the Structured Interview on Reducing Biases Against Pregnant Job Applicants},
  author={Jennifer DeNicolis Bragger and Eugene J. Kutcher and John Morgan and Patricia Firth},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={2002},
  volume={46},
  pages={215-226}
}
Some research has been conducted on the discrimination faced by pregnant women in the workplace. Few studies, however, have specifically investigated how this bias is manifested in employment or hiring decisions. The current study was designed to examine possible bias during structured interviews. Participants watched a videotaped scenario in which candidates were interviewed for a job. The 2 × 2 × 2 experimental conditions were varied to represent a structured or an unstructured interview, a… 
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