Author: Ben Butina, Ph.D.


Creativity & The Bamboo Ceiling

East Asians are underrepresented in senior leadership roles in the U.S. Why? One reason may be that we stereotype East Asians as lacking in creativity. A Creativity Stereotype Perspective on the Bamboo Ceiling: Low Perceived Creativity Explains the Underrepresentation of East Asian Leaders in the United States. Journal of Applied […]


Like, Let’s Get Outta Here, Scoob!

“We address this opportunity by examining organizational ghosts, former organizational members who become the ideal prototype of an organization’s values and identity. Drawing on qualitative data from an organizational merger, our analysis revealed that admired and adored leaders with broad exposure became embodied organizational prototypes. After organizational exit, they became organizational ghosts, […]