The destructive nature of power without status.

  title={The destructive nature of power without status.},
  author={Nathanael J. Fast and N. Halevy and A. Galinsky},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Social Psychology},
  • Nathanael J. Fast, N. Halevy, A. Galinsky
  • Published 2012
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
  • Abstract The current research explores how roles that possess power but lack status influence behavior toward others. Past research has primarily examined the isolated effects of having either power or status, but we propose that power and status interact to affect interpersonal behavior. Based on the notions that a) low-status is threatening and aversive and b) power frees people to act on their internal states and feelings, we hypothesized that power without status fosters demeaning behaviors… CONTINUE READING
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