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Does it pay to be a sexist? The relationship between modern sexism and career outcomes
Journal of Vocational Behavior
Nominated for the 2006 Outstanding Publication in Organizational Behavior Award of the Academy of Management
In this study, we examined the consequences of harboring "modern sexist" beliefs on the career outcomes of both men and women. We argued that individuals endorsing these beliefs disproportionately rely on men (versus women) for work-related advice and, in turn, obtain more promotions than do their less sexist counterparts. Results obtained from a sample of 192 communication workers supported our primary prediction, namely that modern sexism was positively related to advantageous outcomes in the workplace. The discussion focuses on the implications of modern (versus blatant) sexism in the workplace, especially in terms of the need for researchers and managers to recognize and address the organizational consequences of holding these subtle sexist beliefs.
Modern sexism, Diversity, Neosexism, Women, Sexist, Discrimination, Promotions, Career outcomes, Subtle, Advice, Network, Group, Groups, Prejudice
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