Research

Penalties for the Overqualified

This research suggests that hiring managers penalize overqualified candidates because they assume two things about them. First, they assume that overqualified candidates have less interest in the organization and its mission than less-qualified candidates. Second, they assume that overqualified candidates…


Weight Stigma & Personal Responsibility

…workplace health promotion programs highlighting individual responsibility induced employees with obesity to feel individually responsible for their health, but at the same time made them perceive weight as less controllable.Täuber, Mulder, & Flint Lots of unsettling findings from this research….


Yes, I Can!

Women undergraduates paired with women entrepreneurs for a class project developed (1) more positive attitudes toward entrepreneurship, (2) more confidence in their own ability to start a business, and (3) and a greater intention to start a business. Read Yes,…