Freya M. Gruber
University of Salzburg
Agency (sociology)Developmental psychologyPsychologyWorking groupPersonalitySocial competenceRole congruity theoryPersonnel selectionCONTESTFemininityMasculinityCharacter (mathematics)Field (Bourdieu)Video interviewGender relatedAttractivenessPrejudiceSocial psychologyOperationalization
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#1Freya M. Gruber (University of Salzburg)H-Index: 1
#2Eva Distlberger (University of Salzburg)H-Index: 2
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Abstract. Since the 1920s, psychologists have sought to assess the sex- and gender-related attributes of men and women, including primarily aspects of personality and focusing on positive character...
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#1Anne-Kathrin Schock (University of Salzburg)H-Index: 1
#2Freya M. Gruber (University of Salzburg)H-Index: 1
Last. Tuulia M. Ortner (University of Salzburg)H-Index: 13
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Abstract Which characteristics predict leadership emergence in women after they work on group tasks in all-women groups? Role congruity theory suggests that women need to temper their agency with communion in order to emerge as leaders. We investigated how ascriptions of agentic and communal characteristics were related to leadership emergence by analyzing data collected from women's leadership contests in 2 consecutive years. Participants worked in groups on assessment-center-like tasks (Study ...
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#1Freya M. GruberH-Index: 1
#2Tuulia M. OrtnerH-Index: 13
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#1Freya M. GruberH-Index: 1
#2Belinda PletzerH-Index: 17
Last. Eva DistlbergerH-Index: 2
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#1Freya M. Gruber (University of Salzburg)H-Index: 1
#2Carina Veidt (University of Salzburg)
Last. Tuulia M. Ortner (University of Salzburg)H-Index: 13
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The underrepresentation of women in top positions has been in the spotlight of research for decades. Prejudice toward female leaders, which decreases women’s chances of emerging as leaders, has been discussed as a potential reason. Aiming to investigate the underlying mechanisms of this prejudice, we focused on the question of how facial characteristics (e.g., attractiveness or babyfacedness) might influence women’s leadership emergence. Because other research has related ascribed social compete...
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