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Power, Conflict, and Community: How Gendered Views of Political Power Influence Women's Political Ambition
Political Psychology, Vol. 37(4)
Author(s): Monica C. Schneider, Mirya R. Holman, Amanda B. Diekman, Thomas McAndrew

Abstract: We provide a novel approach to understanding the political ambition gap between men and women by examining perceptions of the role of politician. Acro...

Intergroup status differences as challenge or threat: The role of legitimacy
Group Processes Intergroup Relations, Vol. 20(1)
Author(s): Daan Scheepers

Abstract: Based on social identity theory (Tajfel & Turner, 1979) we examined the motivational consequences of intergroup status differences as a function of th...

Status Incongruence and Supervisor Gender as Moderators of the Transformational Leadership to Subordinate Affective Organizational Commitment Relationship
Personnel Psychology, Vol. 70(2)
Author(s): María Del Carmen Triana, Orlando C. Richard, İlhami Yücel

Abstract: Grounded in role congruity theory, we examine how status incongruence (when the subordinate is older, has more education, work experience, and/or orga...

High Power Mindsets Reduce Gender Identification and Benevolent Sexism Among Women (But Not Men)
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol.68
Author(s): Andrea C. Vial, Jaime L. Napier,

Abstract: We examine how feelings of power affect gender identification and the endorsement of sexism. Participants wrote essays about a time when they felt pow...

To Give or Not to Give? Interactive Effects of Status and Legitimacy on Generosity
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 112(1)
Author(s): Nicholas A. Hays, Steven L. Blader

Abstract: Although previous research has demonstrated that generosity can lead to status gains, the converse effect of status on generosity has received less at...

Enhancing employee creativity via individual skill development and team knowledge sharing: Influences of dual-focused transformational leadership
Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 38(3)
Author(s): Yuntao Dong, Kathryn M. Bartol, Zhi-Xue Zhang, Chenwei Li

Abstract: Addressing the challenges faced by team leaders in fostering both individual and team creativity, this research developed and tested a multilevel mode...

A Dual-Stage Moderated Mediation Model Linking Authoritarian Leadership to Follower Outcomes
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 102(2)
Author(s): John M. Schaubroeck, Yimo Shen, Sinhui Chong

Abstract: Although authoritarian leadership is viewed pejoratively in the literature, in general it is not strongly related to important follower outcomes. We a...

The implicit power motive in intergroup dialogues about the history of slavery
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 112(1)
Author(s): Ruth K. Ditlmann, Valerie Purdie-Vaughns, John F. Dovidio, Michael J. Naft

Abstract: This research demonstrates that individual differences in the implicit power motive (i.e., the concern with impact, influence, and control) moderate h...

Sexual aggression when power is new: Effects of acute high power on chronically low-power individuals
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 112(2)
Author(s): Melissa J. Williams, Deborah H. Gruenfeld, Lucia E. Guillory

Abstract: Previous theorists have characterized sexually aggressive behavior as an expression of power, yet evidence that power causes sexual aggression is mixe...

Risky Business: When Humor Increases and Decreases Status
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 112(3)
Author(s): T. Bradford Bitterly, Alison Wood Brooks, Maurice E. Schweitzer

Abstract: Across 8 experiments, we demonstrate that humor can influence status, but attempting to use humor is risky. The successful use of humor can increase s...

Whether power holders construe their power as responsibility or opportunity influences their tendency to take advice from others
Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 38(7)
Author(s): Frank R.C. De Wit, Daan Scheepers, Naomi Ellemers, Kai Sassenberg, Annika Scholl,

Abstract: Empirical evidence suggests that power elicits a generic tendency to disregard advice. We examined different responses power holders may show in their...

Effects of inter-group status on the pursuit of intra-group status
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 139
Author(s): Jin Wook Chang, Rosalind M. Chow, Anita W. Woolley

Abstract: This research examines how the status of one’s group influences intra-group behavior and collective outcomes. Two experiments provide evidence that,...

How Power Affects People: Activating, Wanting, and Goal Seeking
Annual Review of Psychology, Vol. 68 (1)
Author(s): Ana Guinote,

Abstract: Sociocognitive research has demonstrated that power affects how people feel, think, and act. In this article, I review literature from social psycholo...

Evidence of Non-Corresponsive Causal Relationships Between Personality Traits and Social Power Over Time
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 43(1)
Author(s): Dustin Wood, P. D. Harms

Abstract: Although the effects of personality traits on social environments are regularly thought to mirror the effects of social environments on personality tr...

Communal and Agentic Interpersonal and Intergroup Motives Predict Preferences for Status Versus Power
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 43(1)
Author(s): Kenneth D. Locke, Sonja Heller

Abstract: Seven studies involving 1,343 participants showed how circumplex models of social motives can help explain individual differences in preferences for s...

Salient Multiculturalism Enhances Minority Group Members’ Feelings of Power
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 43(2)
Author(s): Jacquie D. Vorauer, Matthew S. Quesnel

Abstract: The present research examined how messages advocating different intergroup ideologies affect outcomes relevant to minority group members’ ability to...

Workplace Status: The Development and Validation of a Scale
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 102(7)
Author(s): Emilija Djurdjevic, Adam C. Stoverink, Anthony C. Klotz, Joel Koopman, Serge P. da Motta Veiga, Kai Chi Yam, Jack Ting-Ju Chiang

Abstract: Research suggests that employee status, and various status proxies, relate to a number of meaningful outcomes in the workplace. The advancement of the...

Leader–team Complementarity: Exploring the Interactive Effects of Leader Personality Traits and Team Power Distance Values on Team Processes and Performance
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 102(6)
Author(s): Jia Hu, Timothy A. Judge

Abstract: Integrating the leader trait perspective with dominance complementarity theory, we propose team power distance as an important boundary condition for ...

Follower moral reasoning influences perceptions of transformational leadership behavior
Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Volume 47 (2)
Author(s): Andrew M. Naber, Richard G. Moffett III

Abstract: Transformational leadership reflects charismatic, but ethical, influence on followers. However, leadership ultimately occurs through the perceptual an...

Re-Establishing the Social-Class Order: Restorative Reactions against High-Achieving, Low-SES Pupils
Journal of Social Issues, Volume 73 (1)
Author(s): Anatolia Batruch, Frédérique Autin, Fabrizio Butera

Abstract: This research investigates a barrier faced by low-SES pupils who are on an upward social mobility trajectory: resistance to their high-achiever status...

Why Do People from Low-Status Groups Support Class Systems that Disadvantage Them? A Test of Two Mainstream Explanations in Malaysia and Australia
Journal of Social Issues, Volume 73 (1)
Author(s): Chuma Kevin Owuamalam, Mark Rubin, Russell Spears, Maas Misha'ari Weerabangsa

Abstract: The recent global recession revealed a huge social-class divide between the economic outcomes of the affluent and their less endowed counterparts. Alt...

Perceptions of Low-Status Workers and the Maintenance of the Social Class Status Quo
Journal of Social Issues, Volume 73 (1)
Author(s): Chiara Volpato, Luca Andrighetto, Cristina Baldissarri

Abstract: In this moment of increasing social inequalities after the Great Recession, studying the psychological processes that contribute to maintaining such i...

Targeted workplace incivility: The roles of belongingness, embarrassment, and power
Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 38(7)
Author(s): M. Sandy Hershcovis, Babatunde Ogunfowora, Tara C. Reich, Amy M. Christie

Abstract: Research to date has largely been unclear about whether a single perpetrator is sufficient to instigate the well-documented negative consequences of w...

Regulatory focus trickle-down: How leader regulatory focus and behavior shape follower regulatory focus
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 140
Author(s): Russell E. Johnson, Danielle D. King, Szu-Han (Joanna) Lin, Brent A. Scott, Erin M. Jackson Walker, Mo Wang

Abstract: Regulatory focus is critical at work and is shaped by cues in the environment. We examine how supervisor regulatory foci can activate analogous foci i...

Hormonal underpinnings of status conflict: Testosterone and cortisol are related to decisions and satisfaction in the hawk-dove game
Hormones and Behavior, Advanced Online, Vol. 92
Author(s): Pranjal H. Meht, Nicole M. Lawless DesJardins, Mark van Vugt, Robert A. Josephs

Abstract: A contribution to a special issue on Hormones and Human Competition. Testosterone is theorized to influence status-seeking behaviors such as social do...

Why and When Leaders' Affective States Influence Employee Upward Voice
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 60 (1)
Author(s): Wu Liu, Zhaoli Song, Xian Li, Zhenyu Liao

Abstract: Although researchers have argued that employees often carefully examine social contexts before speaking up to leaders, the role of leaders' affective ...

Who Represents Our Group? The Effects of Prototype Content on Perceived Status Dispersion and Social Undermining
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 43(6)
Author(s): Hee Young Kim, Batia M. Wiesenfeld

Abstract: Group identity may be embodied in more typical or extreme member attributes. The present research suggests that individuals’ perceptions of the grou...

Beyond Dominance and Competence
Personality and Social Psychology Review, Vol. 21(3)
Author(s): Feng Bai

Abstract: Recognition has grown that moral behavior (e.g., generosity) plays a role in status attainment, yet it remains unclear how, why, and when demonstratin...

Interactional justice, leader–member exchange, and employee performance: Examining the moderating role of justice differentiation
Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 38(4)
Author(s): Wei He, Ryan Fehr, Kai Chi Yam, Li-Rong Long, Po Hao

Abstract: Past research suggests that interactional justice plays a pivotal role in facilitating high-quality leader–member exchange (LMX), with downstream im...

The different paths to post-merger identification for employees from high and low status pre-merger organizations
Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 38(5)
Author(s): Jukka Lipponen, Barbara Wisse, Jolanda Jetten

Abstract: A well-known downside of organizational mergers is that employees fail to identify with the newly formed organization. We argue that developing an und...

Knowledge management behavior and individual creativity: Goal orientations as antecedents and in-group social status as moderating contingency
Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 38(6)
Author(s): Young Won Rhee, Jin Nam Choi

Abstract: Creativity is an increasingly important domain of performance largely based on knowledge held and exchanged among employees. Despite the necessity of ...

Lack of sleep and the development of leader-follower relationships over time
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 141
Author(s): Cristiano L. Guarana, Christopher M. Barnes

Abstract: Drawing from the sleep and emotion regulation model, and attribution theory, we argue that sleep can influence the quality of the relationship between...

Engagement: Where has all the ‘power’ gone?
Organizational Dynamics, Vol. 46 (2)
Author(s): Adrian Madden, Catherine Bailey

Abstract: This article examines power and engagement. Since Kahn first explained engagement as the way people invest themselves in their work roles based on inf...

The Acquisitive Nature of Extraverted CEOs
Administrative Science Quarterly, Advanced Online, May 24, 2017
Author(s): Shavin Malhotra, Taco H. Reus, PengCheng Zhu, Erik M. Roelofsen

Abstract: This study examines how extraversion, a personality trait that signifies more or less positive affect, assertive behavior, decisive thinking, and desi...

The Network Dynamics of Status: Assimilation and Selection
Social Forces, Vol. 96(1)
Author(s): Vanina Jasmine Torlò, Alessandro Lomi

Abstract: Using longitudinal data that we have collected on friendship and advice relations in a cohort of MBA students, we examine how status affects the dynam...

Power Moves Beyond Complementarity: A Staring Look Elicits Avoidance in Low Power Perceivers and Approach in High Power Perceivers
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 43(8)
Author(s): Mario Wieck, Cade McCall, Jim Blascovich

Abstract: Sustained, direct eye-gaze—staring—is a powerful cue that elicits strong responses in many primate and nonprimate species. The present research ex...

Status moves: Evaluations and effectiveness of status behaviors
Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, Advanced Online July 19, 2017
Author(s): Hee Young Kim, Nathan C. Pettit, Laura E. Reitman

Abstract: This paper examines reactions of in-group members and third-party observers to behaviors people perform to affect the status hierarchy of their group ...

Is Deference the Price of Being Seen as Reasonable? How Status Hierarchies Incentivize Acceptance of Low Status
Social Psychology Quarterly, Vol. 80(2)
Author(s): Cecilia L. Ridgeway, Sandra Nakagawa

Abstract: High-status members are incentivized to contribute to a group’s collective endeavors by the deference and influence they receive. But what incentive...

Status, Networks, and Opinion Change: An Experimental Investigation
Social Psychology Quarterly, Vol. 80(2)
Author(s): Joseph Dippong, Will Kalkhoff, Eugene C. Johnsen

Abstract: This study evaluates two prominent sociological theories of interpersonal influence: status characteristics theory and social influence network theory...

Ranking Low, Feeling High: How Hierarchical Position and Experienced Power Promote Prosocial Behavior in Response to Procedural Justice
Journal of Applied Psychology, Advance Online, Sept. 21, 2017
Author(s): Marius van Dijke, David De Cremer, Gerben Langendijk, Cameron Anderson

Abstract: Research shows that power can lead to prosocial behavior by facilitating the behavioral expression of dispositional prosocial motivation. However, it ...

Differential Support for Female Supervisors Among Men and Women
Journal of Applied Psychology, Advance Online, Sept. 21, 2017
Author(s): Andrea C. Vial, Victoria L. Brescoll, Jaime L. Napier, John F. Dovidio, Tom R. Tyler

Abstract: Two studies evaluated the lay belief that women feel particularly negatively about other women in the workplace and particularly in supervisory roles....

Does Spontaneous Favorability to Power (vs. Universalism) Values Predict Spontaneous Prejudice and Discrimination?
Journal of Personality, Vol. 85(5)
Author(s): Nicolas Souchon, Gregory R. Maio, Paul H. P. Hanel, Brigitte Bardin

Abstract: ObjectivernWe conducted five studies testing whether an implicit measure of favorability toward power over universalism values predicts spontaneous pr...

The effects of leader illegitimacy on leaders' and subordinates' responses to relinquishing power decisions
European Journal of Social Psychology, Advanced Online October 2, 2017
Author(s): Nathaniel J. Ratcliff, Theresa K. Vescio

Abstract: This research examined how leader illegitimacy affects leaders' and subordinates' responses to relinquishing power decisions. The processes underlying...

Witnessing wrongdoing: The effects of observer power on incivility intervention in the workplace
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 142
Author(s): M. Sandy Hershcovis, Lukas Neville, Tara C. Reich, Amy M. Christie, Lilia M. Cortina, J. Valerie Shan

Abstract: Research often paints a dark portrait of power. Previous work underscores the links between power and self-interested, antisocial behavior. In this pa...

When sharing hurts: How and why self-disclosing weakness undermines the task-oriented relationships of higher status disclosers
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 144
Author(s): Kerry Roberts Gibson, Dana Harari, Jennifer Carson Marr

Abstract: It is generally believed that self-disclosure has positive effects, particularly for relationships; however, we predict and find negative effects in t...

Does gender diversity help teams constructively manage status conflict? An evolutionary perspective of status conflict, team psychological safety, and team creativity
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Advanced online, September 21, 2017
Author(s): Hun Whee Lee, Jin Nam Choi, Seongsu Kim

Abstract: Despite the recent development of the literature on status conflict, the reasons and the contingency of the effects of status conflict on team creativ...

How Status Spreads
Advances in Group Processes, Vol. 34
Author(s): Murray Webster Jr., Lisa Slattery Walker

Abstract: PurposernTo review three theoretical research programs accounting for the spread of status beliefs and their effects on inequality, and to identify si...

The Status Value of Age and Gender: Modeling Combined Effects of Diffuse Status Characteristics
Advances in Group Processes, Vol. 34
Author(s): Michael J. Lovaglia, Shane D. Soboroff, Christopher P. Kelley, Christabel L. Rogalin, Jeffrey W. Lucas

Abstract: PurposernTo determine the age at which influence peaks for men and women at work, then use empirical data to develop procedures predicting complex com...

The Psychology of Middle Power: Vertical Code-Switching, Role Conflict, and Behavioral Inhibition
Academy of Management Review, Vol. 42(4)
Author(s): Eric M. Anicich, Jacob B. Hirsh

Abstract: Decades of research have demonstrated that having or lacking power can influence how people think and behave in organizations. By contrasting the expe...

Those Closest Wield the Sharpest Knife: How Ingratiation Leads to Resentment and Social Undermining of the CEO
Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 62(3)
Author(s): Gareth D. Keeves, James D. Westphal, Michael L. McDonald

Abstract: Using survey data from CEOs and other top managers at large and mid-sized public companies in the U.S., as well as from journalists, we explore how in...

I-Challenges: Influencing Others’ Perspectives by Mentioning Personal Experiences in Therapeutic Community Group Meetings
Social Psychology Quarterly, Vol. 80(3)
Author(s): Marco Pino

Abstract: In this article, I examine the communicative practice of mentioning a personal experience as a vehicle for challenging a peer’s perspective. I study...

Don’t bring me down: Divergent effects of being the target of empathy versus perspective-taking on minority group members’ perceptions of their group’s social standing
Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, Vol.19(1)
Author(s): Jacquie D. Vorauer, Matthew Quesnel

Abstract: This experiment examined how being the target of one of two commonly recommended strategies for improving intergroup relations—empathy or perspectiv...

Out of Control: A Self-Control Perspective on the Link Between Surface Acting and Abusive Supervision
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 101(2)
Author(s): Kai Chi Yam, Ryan Fehr, Fong T. Keng-Highberger, Anthiony C. Klotz, Scott J. Reynolds

Abstract: In this study, we examined how leaders’ customer interactions influence their tendency to abuse their followers. Specifically, we drew from ego-depl...

The Interaction of Testosterone and Cortisol Is Associated With Attained Status in Male Executives
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,Vol. 110(6)
Author(s): Gary D. Sherman, Jennifer S. Lerner, Robert A. Josephs, Jonathan Renshon, James J. Gross

Abstract: Are hormone levels associated with the attainment of social status? Although endogenous testosterone predicts status-seeking social behaviors, researc...

Absolute power leads to absolute corruption? Impact of power on corruption depending on the concepts of power one holds
European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 46(1)
Author(s): Fang Wang, Xunwei Sun

Abstract: Power has long been linked to the stigma of corruption. Three studies indicated that different power concepts have different implications for corrupti...

The Dynamics of Prosocial Leadership: Power and Influence in Collective Action Groups
Social Forces, Vol. 94 (3)
Author(s): Ashley Harrell, Brent Simpson

Abstract: This paper bridges insights from theories of collective action, power, and influence to address the conditions under which group leaders solve collect...

Representation and Incorporation of Close Others’ Responses: The RICOR Model of Social Influence
Personality and Social Psychology Review, Vol.20(4)
Author(s): Eliot R. Smith, Diane M. Mackie

Abstract: We propose a new model of social influence, which can occur spontaneously and in the absence of typically assumed motives. We assume that perceivers r...

The subtle suspension of backlash: A meta-analysis of penalties for women’s implicit and explicit dominance behavior
Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 142(2)
Author(s): Melissa Williams, Larissa Tiedens

Abstract: Previous research suggests that women, more than men, experience negative outcomes when they display dominance. A closer look, however, reveals ambigu...

Social networks and employee voice: The influence of team members’ and team leaders’ social network positions on employee voice
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 132
Author(s): Vijaya Venkataramania, Le Zhoub, Mo Wangc, Hui Liaod, Junqi Shie

Abstract: We examine the role of employees’ and team leaders’ social network positions, an important, yet understudied class of variables, in affecting empl...

Promote up, ingratiate down: Status comparisons drive warmth-competence tradeoffs in impression management
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 64
Author(s): Jillian K. Swencionis, Susan T. Fiske

Abstract: We hypothesized participants would adopt diverging impression management strategies when interacting with lower- versus higher-status others, to disco...

Power, Gender, and Group Discussion
Political Psychology, Supplement: Advances in Political Psychology, Vol. 37, Issue Supplement S1,
Author(s): Tali Mendelberg, Christopher F. Karpowitz

Abstract: This article reviews the growing literature on the ways in which gender informs our understanding of political psychology and how studies of political...

Failure at the top: How power undermines collaborative performance
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol 110(2)
Author(s): John Angus D. Hildreth, Cameron Anderson

Abstract: All too commonly, we see groups of leaders fail to accomplish their stated goals when working together—legislators who cannot agree on a bill, heads...

The Role of Physical Formidability in Human Social Status Allocation
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,Vol 110(3)
Author(s): Aaron W. Lukaszewski, Zachary L. Simmons, Cameron Anderson, James R. Roney

Abstract: Why are physically formidable men willingly allocated higher social status by others in cooperative groups? Ancestrally, physically formidable males w...

Cooperation in Multicultural Negotiations: How the Cultures of People With Low and High Power Interact
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 101(5)
Author(s): Shirli Kopelman, Ashley E. Hardin, Christopher G. Myers, Leigh Plunkett Tost

Abstract: This study examined whether the cultures of low- and high-power negotiators interact to influence cooperative behavior of low-power negotiators. Manag...

When the Bases of Social Hierarchy Collide: Power Without Status Drives Interpersonal Conflict
Organization Science, Vol. 27 (1)
Author(s): Eric M. Anicich, Nathanael J. Fast, Nir Halevy, Adam D. Galinsky

Abstract: Leveraging the social hierarchy literature, the present research offers a role-based account of the antecedents of interpersonal conflict. Specificall...

Status Decreases Dominance in the West but Increases Dominance in the East
Psychological Science, Vol. 27(2)
Author(s): Ko Kuwabara, Siyu Yu, Alice J. Lee, Adam D. Galinsky

Abstract: In the experiments reported here, we integrated work on hierarchy, culture, and the enforcement of group cooperation by examining patterns of punishme...

When does power disparity help or hurt group performance?
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol 101(3)
Author(s): Murat Tarakci, Lindred L. Greer, Patrick J. F. Groenen

Abstract: Power differences are ubiquitous in social settings. However, the question of whether groups with higher or lower power disparity achieve better perfo...

When are Do-Gooders Treated Badly? Legitimate Power, Role Expectations, and Reactions to Moral Objection in Organizations
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 101(6)
Author(s): Ned Wellman, David M. Mayer, Madeline Ong, D. Scott DeRue

Abstract: Organization members who engage in “moral objection” by taking a principled stand against ethically questionable activities help to prevent such a...

Power and Death: Mortality Salience Increases Power Seeking While Feeling Powerful Reduces Death Anxiety
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 101(5)
Author(s): Peter Belmi, Jeffrey Pfeffer

Abstract: According to Terror Management Theory, people respond to reminders of mortality by seeking psychological security and bolstering their self-esteem. Be...

Interaction of socio-structural characteristics to predict Roma's identification and desire to challenge low status position
Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 46(7)
Author(s): Stephen Reysen, Andrea Slobodnikova, Iva Katzarska-Mille

Abstract: We examined the interaction of socio-structural variables predicting Roma's identification and endorsement for collective action. Roma from Slovakia r...

When and How Does LMX Differentiation Influence Followers’ Work Outcomes? The Interactive Roles of One's own LMX Status and Organizational Context
Personnel Psychology, Vol. 69(2)
Author(s): Olli-Pekka Kauppila

Abstract: The fundamental premise of the leader–member exchange (LMX) theory is that leaders’ relationships with their followers vary in quality. Although L...

Partisan underestimation of the polarizing influence of group discussion
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 65
Author(s): Jessica Keating, Leaf Van Boven, Charles M. Judd

Abstract: Group polarization occurs when people's attitudes become more extreme following discussion with like-minded others. We hypothesized that people undere...

Dominance and Prestige: Dual Strategies for Navigating Social Hierarchies
Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 54
Author(s): J. K. Maner, C. R. Case

Abstract: The presence of hierarchy is a ubiquitous feature of human social groups. An evolutionary perspective provides novel insight into the nature of hierar...

Reputation and Status: Expanding the Role of Social Evaluations in Management Research
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 59(1)
Author(s): Gerard George, Linus Dahlander, Scott Graffin, Samantha Sim

Abstract: An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editors discuss topics within the issue including the workforce diversity, online business-to...

Unearned Status Gain: Evidence from a Global Mandate
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 59(1)
Author(s): Tsedal B. Neeley, Tracy L. Dumas

Abstract: Theories of status rarely address "unearned status gain," defined as an unexpected and unsolicited increase in relative standing, prestige, or worth a...

Status Matters: The Asymmetric Effects of Supervisor-Subordinate Disability Incongruence and Climate for Inclusion
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 59(1)
Author(s): David J. G. Dwertmann, Stephan A. Boehm

Abstract: Growing workforce diversity increases the likelihood that supervisors and subordinates will differ along demographic lines, a situation that has impor...

Classical Deviation: Organizational and Individual Status as Antecedents of Conformity
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 59(1)
Author(s): Rodolphe Durand, Pierre-Antoine Kremp

Abstract: Besides making organizations look like their peers through the adoption of similar attributes ("alignment"), this paper highlights the fact that confo...

Psyched-Up to Suck-Up: Self-Regulated Cognition, Interpersonal Influence, and Recommendations for Board Appointments in the Corporate Elite
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 59(2)
Author(s): James D. Westphal, Guy Shani

Abstract: This study reveals how self-regulated cognition in advance of social interaction can resolve the so-called "ingratiator's dilemma," which is that the ...

The Dynamics of Social Support Inequality: Maintenance Gaps by Socioeconomic Status and Race?
Social Forces, Vol. 94(4)
Author(s): Markus H. Schafer, Nicholas Vargas

Abstract: A vast literature demonstrates how personal networks mirror and reproduce broader patterns of social inequality. The availability of key resources thr...

Hierarchy and Its Discontents: Status Disagreement Leads to Withdrawal of Contribution and Lower Group Performance
Organization Science, Vol. 27(2)
Author(s): Gavin J. Kilduff, Robb Willer, Cameron Anderson

Abstract: Research on status and group productivity has highlighted that status hierarchies tend to emerge quickly and encourage contributions to group efforts ...

To Have Control Over or to Be Free From Others? The Desire for Power Reflects a Need for Autonomy
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 42(4)
Author(s): Joris Lammers, Janka I. Stoker, Floor Rink, Adam D. Galinsky

Abstract: The current research explores why people desire power and how that desire can be satisfied. We propose that a position of power can be subjectively ex...

Looking Out From the Top: differential Effects of Status and Power on Perspective Taking
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 42(6)
Author(s): Steven L. Blader, Aiwa Shirako, Ya-Ru Chen

Abstract: The impact of hierarchical rank on perspective taking is both practically and theoretically important, prompting considerable research attention to th...

Are the Powerful Really Blind to the Feelings of Others? How Hierarchical Concerns Shape Attention to Emotions
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 42(6)
Author(s): Eftychia Stamkou, Gerben A. van Kleef, Agneta H. Fischer, Mariska E Kret

Abstract: Paying attention to others’ emotions is essential to successful social interactions. Integrating social-functional approaches to emotion with theori...

Direct and interactive effects of narcissism and power on overconfidence
Personality and Individual Differences
Author(s): Lee Macenczak, Stacy Campbell, Amy Henley, Keith Campbell

Abstract: Prior research has separately examined the influence that narcissism and power have on the general concept of overconfidence. In this article we exami...

Minority Influence, Status, and the Generation of Novel Ideas
Advances in Group Processes, Vol. 33
Author(s): Reef Youngreen, Jay Byron

Abstract: By integrating status characteristics theory and minority influence theory, we explain how the greater attention granted to higher-status people and t...

Leader affective presence and innovation in teams
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 101(5)
Author(s): Hector P. Madrid, Peter Totterdell, Karen Niven, Eduardo Barros

Abstract: Affective presence is a novel personality construct that describes the tendency of individuals to make their interaction partners feel similarly posit...

The impact of group power and its perceived stability on hope and collective action: Applying the concept of hopelessness at the collective level of analysis
Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, Vol. 20(2)
Author(s): Roxanne M. Aubin, Catherine E. Amiot, Cathy Fontaine-Boyte

Abstract: The goal of this study was to test how group power and its perceived stability affect group members’ individual feelings of collective hopelessness....

Empowering and legitimizing the fundamental attribution error: Power and legitimization exacerbate the translation of role-constrained behaviors into ability difference
European Journal of Social Psychology,Vol. 46(5)
Author(s): Stéphane Jouffre, Jean-Claude Croizet

Abstract: Our daily interactions are influenced by the social roles we endorse. People however underestimate these role constraints in their everyday explanatio...

Leaders' achievement goals and their integrative management of creative ideas voiced by subordinates or superiors
European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 46(6)
Author(s): Roy B. L. Sijbom, Onne Janssen, Nico W. Van Yperen

Abstract: The purpose of this research was to examine the joint impact of leader achievement goals and hierarchical position of the voicer of creative ideas (su...

Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 59(3)

Abstract: We develop and test a theoretical model that explores how individuals appraise different types of stressful job demands and how these cognitive apprai...

Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 59(3)
Author(s): Bradley P. Owens, David R. Hekman

Abstract: Using data from 607 subjects organized into 161 teams (84 laboratory teams, 77 organizational field teams), we examined how leader humility influences...

From the Immoral to the Incorruptible How Prescriptive Expectations Turn the Powerful Into Paragons of Virtue
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 42(6)
Author(s): Miao Hu, Derek D. Rucker, Adam D. Galinsky

Abstract: Ample evidence documents that power increases unethical behavior. This article introduces a new theoretical framework for understanding when power lea...

Narcissistic Reactions to Subordinate Role Assignment The Case of the Narcissistic Follower
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 42(7)
Author(s): Alex J. Benson, Christian H. Jordan, Amy M. Christie

Abstract: Narcissists aspire to be leaders and consequently may react negatively to being assigned a subordinate role, even though such roles may be integral to...

Status, Faction Sizes, and Social Influence: Testing the Theoretical Mechanism
American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 122(1)
Author(s): David Melamed, Scott V. Savage

Abstract: With two experiments the authors test and find support for the argument that in small, collectively oriented task groups, status affects social influe...

Who Wants to Get to the Top? Class and Lay Theories About Power
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,Vol. 111(4)
Author(s): Peter Belmi, Kristin Laurin

Abstract: We investigated class-based differences in the propensity to seek positions of power. We first proposed that people's lay theories suggest that acquir...

Safety in the c-suite: How chief executive officers influence organizational safety climate and employee injuries
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol 101(9)
Author(s): Sean Tucker, Babatunde Ogunfowora, Dayla Ehr

Abstract: According to social learning theory, powerful and high status individuals can significantly influence the behaviors of others. In this paper, we propo...

Not Even the Past: The Joint Influence of Former Leader and New Leader During Leader Succession in the Midst of Organizational Change
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 101(12)
Author(s): Helen H. Zhao, Scott E. Seibert, Susan M. Taylor, Cynthia Lee, Wing Lam

Abstract: Leader succession often occurs during organizational change processes, but the implications of leader succession, in terms of reactions to the change,...

Class impressions: Higher social class elicits lower prosociality
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 68
Author(s): Niels J. Van Doesum, Joshua M. Tybur, Paul A.M. Van Lange

Abstract: Social class predicts numerous important life outcomes and social orientations. To date, literature has mainly examined how an individual's own class ...

Visual attention to powerful postures: People avert their gaze from nonverbal dominance displays
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 68
Author(s): Elise Holland, Elizabeth Baily Wolf, Christine Looser, Amy Cuddy

Abstract: This paper investigates whether humans avert their gaze from individuals engaging in nonverbal displays of dominance. Although past studies demonstrat...

Reaching the top and avoiding the bottom: How ranking motivates unethical intentions and behavior
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 137
Author(s): Tim Vriend, Jennifer Jordan, Onne Janssen

Abstract: Across six studies we explore when, why, and how an individual’s rank position affects their unethical intentions and behavior. We first demonstrate...

When in Rome, look like Caesar? Investigating the link between demand-side cultural power distance and CEO power
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 59(4)
Author(s): Ryan Krause, Igor Filatotchev, Garry D. Bruton

Abstract: Agency theory-grounded research on boards of directors and firm legitimacy has historically viewed CEO power as de-legitimating, often taking this fac...

The Radical Flank Effect and Cross-occupational Collaboration for Technology Development during a Power Shift
Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 61(4)
Author(s): Emily Truelove, Katherine C. Kellogg

Abstract: This 12-month ethnographic study of an early entrant into the U.S. car-sharing industry demonstrates that when an organization shifts its focus from d...

How norm violations shape social hierarchies: Those who stand on top block norm violators from rising up
Group Processes Intergroup Relations, Vol. 19(5)
Author(s): Eftychia Stamkou, Gerben A. van Kleef, Astrid C. Homan, Adam D. Galinsky

Abstract: Norm violations engender both negative reactions and perceptions of power from observers. We addressed this paradox by examining whether observers’ ...

Social Class and the Motivational Relevance of Other Human Beings Evidence From Visual Attention
Psychological Science, Vol. 27(11)
Author(s): Pia Dietze , Eric D. Knowles

Abstract: We theorize that people’s social class affects their appraisals of others’ motivational relevance—the degree to which others are seen as potenti...

From Power to Inaction Ambivalence Gives Pause to the Powerful
Psychological Science, Vol.27(12)
Author(s): Geoffrey R. O. Durso, Pablo Briñol, Richard E. Petty

Abstract: Research has shown that people who feel powerful are more likely to act than those who feel powerless, whereas people who feel ambivalent are less lik...

Different views of hierarchy and why they matter: Hierarchy as inequality or as cascading influence
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 59
Author(s): J. Stuart Bunderson, Gerben S. Van der Vegt, Yelez Cantimur, Floor Rink

Abstract: Hierarchy is a reality of group life, for humans and for most other group-living species. However, there remains considerable debate about whether and...

Proinflammatory primates
Science, Vol. 354 (6315)
Author(s): Robert M. Sapolsky

Abstract: If you have the choice, do not be a low-ranking, female rhesus monkey. As with many primates, rhesus social groups feature stable, linear dominance hi...

Social status alters immune regulation and response to infection in macaques
Science, Vol. 354 (6315)
Author(s): Noah Snyder-Mackler, Joaquín Sanz, Jordan N. Kohn, Jessica F. Brinkworth, Shauna Morrow, Amanda O. Shaver, Jean-Christophe Grenier, Roger Pique-Regi, Zachary P. Johnson, Mark E. Wilson, Luis B. Barreiro, Jenny Tung

Abstract: Social status is one of the strongest predictors of human disease risk and mortality, and it also influences Darwinian fitness in social mammals more ...

Social inferences from group size
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Advanced Online, November 30, 2016
Author(s): Jack Cao, Mahzarin R. Banaji

Abstract: Does the mere size of a social group influence how it is perceived? Study 1 showed that on self-report measures, smaller and larger groups are rated t...

Where is context? Advancing status research with a contextual value perspective
Research on Organizational Behavior, Vol. 36
Author(s): Huisi (Jessica) Li, Ya-Ru Chen, Steven L. Blader

Abstract: Most of the numerous studies on social status over the last decade have focused on how individual characteristics influence status attainment and effe...

Winners, losers, and posers: The effect of power poses on testosterone and risk-taking following competition
Hormones and Behavior, Advanced Online, November 10, 2016
Author(s): Kristopher M. Smith, Coren L. Apicella

Abstract: The effect of postural power displays (i.e. power poses) on hormone levels and decision-making has recently been challenged. While Carney et al. (2010...

The Credibility of Social Climbing: When Does Inter-Firm Mobility [Not] Influence Organizational Status?
Organizational Science, Vol. 27(6)
Author(s): Nathan Betancourt, Filippo Carlo Wezel

Abstract: This paper examines when inter-firm mobility influences organizational status. Whereas a low-status firm can accumulate prestigious affiliations by hi...

Trait Agreeableness and Social Status Moderate Behavioral Responsiveness to Communal Behavior
Journal of Personality, Vol. 83(2)
Author(s): Qi Yao, Debbie S. Moskowitz

Abstract: The present study examined the influence of trait Agreeableness and its interaction with social role status on interpersonal correspondence as reflect...

Unethical for the sake of the group: Risk of social exclusion and pro-group unethical behavior
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 100(1)
Author(s): Stefan Thau, Rellie Derfler-Rozin, Marko Pitesa, Marie S. Mitchell, Madan M. Pillutla

Abstract: This research tested the idea that the risk of exclusion from ones group motivates group members to engage in unethical behaviors that secure better ...

Third Parties� Reactions to the Abusive Supervision of Coworkers
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 100(4)
Author(s): Marie S. Mitchell, Ryan M. Vogel, Robert Folger

Abstract: This research examines 3rd parties� reactions to the abusive supervision of a coworker. Reactions were theorized to depend on 3rd parties� beliefs...

Are male tokens bad for females? The effect of social dominance orientation on high-status tokens' evaluations of low-status members
Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 45(2)
Author(s): Aneika L. Simmons, Marla Baskerville Watkins , Elizabeth E. Umphress

Abstract: Prior research has not given much attention to understanding how those in the numeric minority (i.e., tokens) with high social status (e.g., males) re...

�We have no quarrel with you�: Effects of group status on characterizations of �conflict� with an outgroup
European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 45(1)
Author(s): Andrew G. Livingstone, Joseph Sweetman, Eva M. Bracht, S. Alexander Haslam

Abstract: In three studies, we examined the effect of intergroup status on group members' tendencies to characterize the ingroup's relationship with an outgroup...

Referent status neglect: Winners evaluate themselves favorably even when the competitor is incompetent
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 56
Author(s): Ethan Zell, Mark D. Alicke, Jason E. Strickhouser

Abstract: People evaluate themselves more favorably when they outperform a referent (downward comparison) than when they underperform a referent (upward compari...

CEO Narcissism and the Impact of Prior Board Experience on Corporate Strategy
Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol.60 (1)
Author(s): David H. Zhu, Guoli Chen

Abstract: We examine how chief executive officer (CEO) narcissism influences the interorganizational imitation of corporate strategy. We theorize that narcissis...

They wont listen to me: Anticipated power and womens disinterest in male-dominated domains
Group Processes Intergroup Relations, Vol.18(1)
Author(s): Jacqueline M. Chen, Wesley G. Moons

Abstract: We hypothesized that women avoid male-dominated domains because they anticipate lacking the power to influence others in those contexts. In Study 1, a...

Speaking Truth to Power: The Effect of Candid Feedback on How Individuals With Power Allocate Resources
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol.100(2)
Author(s): Burak Oc, Michael R. Bashshur, Celia Moore

Abstract: Subordinates are often seen as impotent, able to react to but not affect how powerholders treat them. Instead, we conceptualize subordinate feedback a...

A cross-cultural examination of subordinates' perceptions of and reactions to abusive supervision
Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 36(5)
Author(s): Ryan M. Vogel, Marie S. Mitchell, Bennett J. Tepper, Simon L. D. Restubog, Changya Hu, Wei Hua, Jia-Chi Huang

Abstract: This manuscript explores cross-cultural differences in reactions to perceived abusive supervision. Based on an integration of fairness heuristic theor...

You can win but I can't lose: Bias against high-status groups increases their zero-sum beliefs about discrimination
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 57
Author(s): Clara L. Wilkins, Joseph D. Wellman, Laura G. Babbitt, Negin R. Toosi, Katherine D. Schad,

Abstract: What leads people to espouse zero-sum beliefs (ZSBs) the perspective that gains for one social group come at the cost of another group and what ar...

(Still) waiting in the wings: Group-based biases in leaders' decisions about to whom power is relinquished
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 57
Author(s): Nathaniel J. Ratcliff, Theresa K. Vescio, Julia L. Dahl

Abstract: This research examined whether leaders exhibit race-based and gender-based biases in decisions about to whom to relinquish power. Across three studies...

The downside of looking like a leader: Power, nonverbal confidence, and participative decision-making
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 58
Author(s): Connson C. Locke , Cameron Anderson

Abstract: An abundance of evidence suggests that exhibiting a confident nonverbal demeanor helps individuals ascend social hierarchies. The current research exa...

Power Modulates Over-Reliance on False Cardiac Arousal When Judging Target Attractiveness
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 41(1)
Author(s): Stphane Jouffre

Abstract: Individuals attempting to label their emotions look for a plausible source of their physiological arousal. Co-occurrence of plausible sources can lead...

The Sound of Power Conveying and Detecting Hierarchical Rank Through Voice
Psychological Science, Vol. 26 (1)
Author(s): Sei Jin Ko, Melody S. Sadler, Adam D. Galinsky

Abstract: The current research examined the relationship between hierarchy and vocal acoustic cues. Using Brunswiks lens model as a framework, we explored how ...

Anchors Weigh More Than Power Why Absolute Powerlessness Liberates Negotiators to Achieve Better Outcomes
Psychological Science, Vol. 26(2)
Author(s): Michael Schaerer, Roderick I. Swaab, Adam D. Galinsky

Abstract: The current research shows that having no power can be better than having a little power. Negotiators prefer having some power (weak negotiation alter...

Social status modulates prosocial behavior and egalitarianism in preschool children and adults
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Advance online January 5, 2015
Author(s): Ana Guinote, Ioanna Cptzia, Sanpreet Sandhu, Pramila Siwa

Abstract: Humans are a cooperative species, capable of altruism and therncreation of shared norms that ensure fairness in society. However,rnindividuals with di...

Social class, power, and selfishness: When and why upper and lower class individuals behave unethically
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 108(3)
Author(s): David Dubois, Derek D. Rucker, Adam D. Galinsky

Abstract: Are the rich more unethical than the poor? To answer this question, the current research introduces a key conceptual distinction between selfish and u...

Not All Inequality Is Created Equal: Effects of Status Versus Power Hierarchies on Competition for Upward Mobility
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 108(6)
Author(s): Nicholas A. Hays, Corinne Bendersky

Abstract: Although hierarchies are thought to be beneficial for groups, empirical evidence is mixed. We argue and find in 7 studies spanning methodologies and s...

Is the Desire for Status a Fundamental Human Motive? A Review of the Empirical Literature
Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 14(3)
Author(s): Cameron Anderson, John Angus D. Hildreth, Laura Howland

Abstract: The current review evaluates the status hypothesis, which states that that the desire for status is a fundamental motive. Status is defined as the res...

How Newcomers Influence Group Utilization of Their Knowledge: Integrating Versus Differentiating Strategies
Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, Vol. 19(2)
Author(s): Aimee A. Kane, Floor Rink

Abstract: The present research contributes to the literature on group learning and group socialization by examining whether newcomers can actively influence the...

Managers are potential levers of discrimination within organizations: the role of group identification, assimilation endorsement and power
Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 45(8)
Author(s): Marie Coutois, Ginette Herman

Abstract: Two studies examined the relationship between identification with a high-position group in organizational settings (managers) and bias toward immigran...

Stated goals and their influence on helping behavior toward ingroups and outgroups
Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 45(9)
Author(s): Mitchell M. Lorenz, Ruth H. Warner, Molly J. VanDeursen

Abstract: When seeking to motivate individuals to help, helping behavior may be framed in terms of power-oriented, results focused, goals or value-oriented, ide...

A Sense of Powerlessness Fosters System Justification: Implications for the Legitimation of Authority, Hierarchy, and Government
Political Psychology, Vol. 36 (1)
Author(s): Jojanneke van der Toorn, Matthew Feinberg, John T. Jost, Aaron C. Kay, Tom R. Tyler, Robb Willer, Caroline Wilmuth

Abstract: In an attempt to explain the stability of hierarchy, we focus on the perspective of the powerless and how a subjective sense of dependence leads them ...

Affiliation-seeking among the powerless: Lacking power increases social affiliative motivation
European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 45(3)
Author(s): Charleen R. Case, Kyle E. Conlon, Jon K. Maner

Abstract: Although it is well known that many people possess fundamental desires for both social affiliation and power, research has only begun to investigate t...

Labor Market Advantages of Organizational Status: A Study of Lateral Partner Hiring by Large U.S. Law Firms
Organization Science, Vol. 26(2)
Author(s): Christopher I. Rider, David Tan

Abstract: Prior research demonstrates product market advantages of organizational status but largely neglects factor market advantages. We propose that status i...

Flipping the Switch: Power, Social Dominance, and Expectancies of Mental Energy Change
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 41(3)
Author(s): Patrick M. Egan, Edward R. Hirt

Abstract: Research suggests that high levels of interpersonal power can promote enhanced executive functioning capabilities. The present work explored whether t...

Feeling Depleted and Powerless: The Construal-Level Mechanism
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 41(4)
Author(s): Junha Kim, Sujin Lee, Tuvana Rua

Abstract: Individuals exercise self-control daily to achieve desired goals; at the same time, people engage in social interaction daily and influence (feel powe...

Power Affects Performance When the Pressure Is On: Evidence for Low-Power Threat and High-Power Lift
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, vol. 41(5)
Author(s): Sonia K. Kang, Adam D. Galinsky, Laura J. Kray, Aiwa Shirako

Abstract: The current research examines how power affects performance in pressure-filled contexts. We present low-power-threat and high-power-lift effects, wher...

Intergroup emulation: An improvement strategy for lower status groups
Group Processes Intergroup Relations, Vol. 18 (2)
Author(s): Diana Onu, Joanne R. Smith, Thomas Kessler

Abstract: The social psychological literature on social change has focused on how groups overcome oppression and inequality. In this paper, we investigate an al...

Preparatory power posing affects nonverbal presence and job interview performance
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 100(4)
Author(s): Amy J.C. Cuddy, Caroline A. Wilmuth, Andy J. Yap, Dana R. Carney

Abstract: The authors tested whether engaging in expansive (vs. contractive) “power poses” before a stressful job interview—preparatory power posing—wou...

Achieving more with less: Extra milers’ behavioral influences in teams
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 100(4)
Author(s): Ning Li, Helen H. Zhao, Sheryl L. Walter, Xin-an Zhang, Jia Yu

Abstract: Teams are composed of individual members who collectively contribute to team success. As a result, contemporary team research tends to focus on how te...

Who Gets Credit for Input? Demographic and Structural Status Cues in Voice Recognition
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol.100(6)
Author(s): Taeya M. Howell, David A. Harrison, Ethan R. Burris, James R. Detert

Abstract: The authors investigate the employee features that, alongside overall voice expression, affect supervisors’ voice recognition. Drawing primarily fro...

How and when peers’ positive mood influences employees’ voice
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol 100(3)
Author(s): Wu Liu, Subrahmaniam Tangirala, Wing Lam, Ziguang Chen, Rongwen Tina Jia, Xu Huang

Abstract: Employees often assess whether the social context is favorable for them to speak out, yet little research has investigated how the target’s mood mig...

Why leaders punish: A power perspective
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 109(1)
Author(s): Marlon Mooijman, Wilco W. van Dijk, Naomi Ellemer, Eric van Dijk

Abstract: We propose that power fundamentally changes why leaders punish and we develop a theoretical model that specifies how and why this occurs. Specifically...

Power in History: Contrasting Theoretical Approaches to Intergroup Dialogue
Journal of Social Issues, Vol. 71 (2)
Author(s): Phillip L. Hammack, Andrew Pilecki

Abstract: Groups in conflict routinely use historical narrative to compete for status in intergroup encounters. This study examines power dynamics in conversati...

Effects of cultural power distance on group creativity and individual group member creativity
Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 36(7)
Author(s): Feirong Yuan, Jing Zhou

Abstract: We develop a conceptual model to theorize the impact of high versus low power distance cultural contexts on group creativity and individual group memb...

Power and legitimacy influence conformity
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 60
Author(s): Nicholas A. Hays, Noah J. Goldstein

Abstract: Although prior research indicates that power and hierarchy illegitimacy independently decrease conformity to social norms, we demonstrate that the two...

Not so lonely at the top: The relationship between power and loneliness
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 130
Author(s): Adam Waytz, Eileen Y. Chou, Joe C. Magee, Adam D. Galinsky

Abstract: Eight studies found a robust negative relationship between the experience of power and the experience of loneliness. Dispositional power and lonelines...

Expectation States, Social Influence, and Affect Control: Opinion and Sentiment Change through Social Interaction
Advances in Group Processes, Vol. 32
Author(s): Kimberly B. Rogers

Abstract: Respondent opinions shifted in the direction of group leaders’ opinions, regardless of behavioral interchange patterns. Opinion change was greater w...

How Does Status Affect Power Use? New Perspectives from Social Psychology
Advances in Group Processes, Vol.32
Author(s): Ko Kuwabara

Abstract: Are people more or less likely to use their power if they have high social status? This chapter discusses how having status affects the use of power b...

Organizational Failure and Intraprofessional Status Loss
Organization Science, Vol. 26(3)
Author(s): Christopher I. Rider, Giacomo Negro

Abstract: We examine variation in intraprofessional status changes for employees displaced by organizational failure. We propose that failure-related reductions...

Do Mean Guys Always Finish First or Just Say That They Do? Narcissists’ Awareness of Their Social Status and Popularity Over Time
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 41(7)
Author(s): Erika N. Carlson, Nicole M. Lawless DesJardins

Abstract: Narcissists crave respect and admiration. Do they attain the status and popularity they crave, or do they just think that they do? In two studies (Ns ...

Power Heightens Sensitivity to Unfairness Against the Self
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 41(8)
Author(s): Takuya Sawaoka, Brent L. Hughes, Nalini Ambady

Abstract: Power is accompanied by a sense of entitlement, which shapes reactions to self-relevant injustices. We propose that powerful people more strongly expe...

Feeling High but Playing Low; Power, Need to Belong, and Submissive Behavior
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 41(8)
Author(s): Kimberly Rios, Nathanael J. Fast, Deborah H. Gruenfeld

Abstract: Past research has demonstrated a causal relationship between power and dominant behavior, motivated in part by the desire to maintain the social disti...

Diabolical dictators or capable commanders? An investigation of the differential effects of autocratic leadership on team performance
Leadership Quarterly, Vol. 26 (5)
Author(s): Annebel H.B. De Hoogh, Lindred L. Greer, Deanne N. Den Hartog

Abstract: Autocratic leader behavior is often seen as negative for team morale and performance. However, theories on social hierarchy suggest that autocratic le...

Squeezed in the middle: The middle status trade creativity for focus
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol 109(4)
Author(s): Michelle M. Duguid, Jack A. Goncalo

Abstract: Classical research on social influence suggested that people are the most conforming in the middle of a status hierarchy as opposed to the top or bott...

The Nature of Social Dominance Orientation: Theorizing and Measuring Preferences for Intergroup Inequality Using the New SDO7 Scale
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Advance Online Oct 19, 2015
Author(s): Arnold K. Ho, Jim Sidanius, Nour Kteily, Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington, Felicia Pratto, Kristin E. Henkel, Rob Foels, Andrew L. Stewart

Abstract: A new conceptualization and measurement of social dominance orientation—individual differences in the preference for group based hierarchy and inequ...

What Determines Demographic Similarity Between Incumbent CEOs and Their Successors? A CEO Informal Power Perspective
Managerial and Decision Economics, Vol. 36(7)
Author(s): Thomas Hutzschenreuter, Ingo Kleindienst, Claas Greger

Abstract: As CEOs reach the end of their tenure, they attempt to influence the decision about who will replace them in order to safeguard what they have put in ...

Moving across Status Lines: Low Concern for the Ingroup and Group Identification
Journal of Social Issues, Vol. 71(3)
Author(s): Clara Kulich, Fabio Lorenzi-Cioldi , Vincenzo Iacoviello

Abstract: This research examines individuals’ concern for the ingroup when they move from a socially disadvantaged inherited background (in terms of gender, e...

An Approach-Inhibition Model of Employee Silence: The Joint Effects of Personal Sense of Power and Target Openness
Personnel Psychology, Vol. 68 (3)
Author(s): Elizabeth W. Morrison, Kelly E. See, Caitlin Pan

Abstract: When employees consciously withhold potentially important suggestions or concerns from those who may be able to act on that information, it can have s...

Power decreases trust in social exchange
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 112(42)
Author(s): Oliver Schilke, Martin Reimann, Karen S. Cook

Abstract: How does lacking vs. possessing power in a social exchange affect people’s trust in their exchange partner? An answer to this question has broad imp...

Abstract language signals power, but also lack of action orientation
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 61
Author(s): Mauricio Palmeira

Abstract: Powerful people tend to think more abstractly, and those who use abstract speech are perceived as more powerful. Given that appearing powerful may lea...

When, why, and how do powerholders “feel the power”? Examining the links between structural and psychological power and reviving the connection between power and responsibility
Research in Organizational Behavior, Vol.35
Author(s): Leigh Plunkett Tost

Abstract: Recent research in social psychology has examined how psychological power affects organizational behaviors. Given that power in organizations is gener...

Talking Up and Talking Down: The Power of Positive Speaking
Journal of Social Issues, Vol. 71(4)
Author(s): Susan T. Fiske, Hilary Bergsieker, Vanessa Constantine, Cydney Dupree, Deborah S. Holoien, Nicolas Kervyn, Lisa Leslie, Jill Swencionis

Abstract: Consistent with Lewin's legacy and SPSSI's traditions, out work has focused on inequality and power dynamics between people. Drawing on interpersonal ...

You don’t forget your roots: the influence of CEO social class background on strategic risk taking
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 58 (6)
Author(s): Jennifer Kish-Gephart , Joanna Tochman Campbell

Abstract: Social class is increasingly recognized as a powerful force in people's lives. Yet despite the long and extensive stream of research on the upper eche...

Status and the True Believer: The Impact of Psychological Contracts on Social Status Attributions of Friendship and Influence
Organization Science, Vol. 25(1), January-February 2014
Author(s): John B. Bingham, James B. Oldroyd, Jeffery A. Thompson, Jeffrey S. Bednar, J. Stuart Bunderson

Abstract: This article examines how the fulfillment of obligations viewed as essential to an individual's relationship with his or her employer (i.e., the psych...

Helping Them Stay Where They Are: Status Effects on Dependency/Autonomy-Oriented Helping
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 106(1)
Author(s): Arie Nadler, Lily Chernyak-Hai

Abstract: On the basis of expectation states theory and Weiners attributional model of help giving (Weiner, 1980), we predicted that low-status help seekers wo...

Status Inertia and Member Replacement in Role-Differentiated Teams
Organization Science, Vol. 25(1), January-February 2014
Author(s): J. Stuart Bunderson, Gerben S. Van der Vegt, Raymond T. Sparrowe

Abstract: The arrival of a new member can provide the impetus for learning and performance improvement in groups, but only if the newcomer is accorded status wi...

Communicating the right emotion makes violence seem less wrong: Power-congruent emotions lead outsiders to legitimize violence of powerless and powerful groups in intractable conflict
Group Processes Intergroup Relations, Vol.17(3)
Author(s): Elanor Kamans, Martijn van Zomeren, Ernestine H. Gordijn, Tom Postmes

Abstract: In intractable intergroup conflicts, groups often try to frame intergroup violence as legitimate through the use of emotional appeals. Two experiments...

Leading Multiple Teams: Average and Relative External Leadership Influences on Team Empowerment and Effectiveness
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 99(2), March 2014
Author(s): Margaret M. Luciano, John E. Mathieu, Thomas M. Ruddy

Abstract: External leaders continue to be an important source of influence even when teams are empowered, but it is not always clear how they do so. Extending r...

Group membership alters the threshold for mind perception: The role of social identity, collective identification, and intergroup threat
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 52
Author(s): --

Abstract: Human faces are used as cues to the presence of social agents, and the ability to detect minds and mental states in others occupies a central role in ...

Group membership alters the threshold for mind perception: The role of social identity, collective identification, and intergroup threat
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 52
Author(s): Leor M. Hackela, Christine E. Looserb, Jay J. Van Bavel

Abstract: Human faces are used as cues to the presence of social agents, and the ability to detect minds and mental states in others occupies a central role in ...

Cultural determinants of status: Implications for workplace evaluations and behaviors
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 123(1)
Author(s): Carlos J. Torelli, Lisa M. Leslie, Jennifer L. Stoner, Raquel Puente

Abstract: Status is a valued workplace resource that facilitates career success, yet little is known regarding whether and how cultural orientation affects stat...

Abusive supervision through the lens of employee state paranoia
Academy of Management Review, Vol. 39(1)
Author(s): Meowlan Evelyn Chan, Daniel J. McAllister

Abstract: We use insights into the social dynamics of state paranoia to better understand and explain the evolution and effects of perceived abusive supervision...

Bullying in Schools: The Power of Bullies and the Plight of Victims
Annual Review of Psychology, Vol. 65(1)
Author(s): Jaana Juvonen, Sandra Graham

Abstract: Bullying is a pervasive problem affecting school-age children. Reviewing the latest findings on bullying perpetration and victimization, we highlight ...

Underestimating Our Influence Over Others Unethical Behavior and Decisions
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Vol. 40(3), March 2014
Author(s): Vanessa K. Bohns, M. Mahdi Roghanizad, Amy Z. Xu

Abstract: We examined the psychology of instigators, people who surround an unethical act and influence the wrongdoer (the actor) without directly committin...

Low status groups show in-group favoritism to compensate for their low status and compete for higher status
Group Processes Intergroup Relations, Vol. 17(5)
Author(s): Mark Rubin, Constantina Badea, Jolanda Jetten

Abstract: The present research investigated the intergroup allocation behavior of members of low-status groups. In two studies where status relations were eithe...

Members Needs, Intragroup Conflict, and Group Performance
Journal of Applied Psychology,Vol. 99(3)
Author(s): Jinseok S. Chun, Jin Nam Choi

Abstract: Focusing on what people want in their group as a critical antecedent of intragroup conflict, the present study theorizes and empirically investigate...

Social Pressure at the Plate: Inequality Aversion, Status, and Mere Exposure
Managerial and Decision Economics, Vol. 35(6)
Author(s): Brian M. Mills

Abstract: This paper uses professional baseball data to evaluate the impact of social pressures on subjective decisions made by officials. Umpires show tendenci...

How transformational leadership influences follower helping behavior: The role of trust and prosocial motivation
Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 35(3), April 2014
Author(s): Yue Zhu, Syed Akhtar

Abstract: We proposed and tested a moderated mediation model that jointly examines affect-based and cognition-based trust as the mediators and prosocial motivat...

Seeking help from the low status group: Effects of status stability, type of help and social categorization
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 53, July 2014
Author(s): Samer Halabi, John F. Dovidio, Arie Nadler

Abstract: This research extended previous work on the relationship between intergroup status and helping exchanges by investigating the conditions that moderate...

The psycho-path to disaster coping with SOB executives
Organizational Dynamics, Vol. 43(1), JanuaryMarch 2014
Author(s): Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries

Abstract: Meet the SOBSeductive Operational Bullyor psychopath lite. SOBs dont usually end up in jail or a psychiatric hospital but they do thrive in an or...

Competitive parity, status disparity, and mutual forbearance: securities analysts competition for investor attention
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 57(1), Feb2014
Author(s): Anne H. Bowers, Henrich R. Greve, Hitoshi Mitsuhashi, Joel A.C. Baum

Abstract: Most studies of responses to change in competitive environments focus on competitor-specific adaptations. However, rivals are often acutely aware of o...

Abusive supervision and retaliation: a self-control framework
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 57(1), Feb2014
Author(s): Huiwen Lian, Douglas J. Brown, Lance D. Ferris, Lindie H. Liang, Lisa M. Keeping, Rachel Morrison

Abstract: There are conflicting perspectives on whether subordinates will or will not aggress against an abusive supervisor. To address this paradox we develop ...

Falling from great (and not-so-great) heights: how initial status position influences performance after status loss
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 57(1), Feb2014
Author(s): Jennifer Carson Marr, Stefan Thau

Abstract: We investigate how initial status position influences the quality of task performance in the aftermath of status loss. We argue that despite the benef...

Friends as a Bridge to Parental Influence: Implications for Adolescent Alcohol Use
Social Forces, Vol. 92(3), March 2014
Author(s): Daniel T. Ragan, D. Wayne Osgood, Mark E. Feinberg

Abstract: The current study investigates the possibility that friendship networks connect adolescents to influence from a broader group of adults beyond their o...

Be Careful What You Wish For: The Effects of Issue Interpretation on Social Choices in Professional Networks
Organization Science, Vol. 25(2), March-April 2014
Author(s): E. N. Bridwell-Mitchell, Theresa K. Lant

Abstract: This research examines the role of agency and choice in how individuals use social networks. Prior research has addressed how individual characteristi...

Serving the self from the seat of power: Goals and threats predict leaders' self-interested behavior
Journal of Management, Vol. 40(5)
Author(s): Melissa Williams

Abstract: Why do some leaders use their position to amass personal prestige and resources, and others to benefit the team, the organization, or society? This ar...

Resolving Ideological Conflicts by Affirming Opponents Status: The Tea Party, Obamacare and the 2013 government shutdown
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 53, July 2014
Author(s): C Bendersky

Abstract: Ideological conflicts, like those over the Affordable Care Act (ACA), are highly intractable, as demonstrated by the October 2013 partial U.S. governm...

Morning Employees Are Perceived as Better Employees: Employees Start Times Influence Supervisor Performance Ratings
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 99(6)
Author(s): Kai Chi Yam, Ryan Fehr, Christopher M. Barnes

Abstract: In this research, we draw from the stereotyping literature to suggest that supervisor ratings of job performance are affected by employees start time...

An eye for the I: Preferential attention to the eyes of ingroup members
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 107(1), July 2014
Author(s): Kerry Kawakami, Amanda Williams, David Sidhu, Becky L. Choma, Rosa Rodriguez-Bailon, Elena Ca~nades, Derek Chung, Kurt Hugenberg

Abstract: Human faces, and more specifically the eyes, play a crucial role in social and nonverbal communication because they signal valuable information about ...

Using abstract language signals power
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 107(1), July 2014
Author(s): Cheryl J. Wakslak, Pamela K. Smith, Albert Han

Abstract: Power can be gained through appearances: People who exhibit behavioral signals of power are often treated in a way that allows them to actually achiev...

Reactions to social inclusion and ostracism as a function of perceived in-group similarity
Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, Vol. 18(2), June 2014
Author(s): Donald F. Sacco, Michael J. Bernstein, Steven G. Young, Kurt Hugenberg

Abstract: Although ostracism is a powerfully aversive experience, recent evidence identifies factors capable of moderating the impact of ostracism, such as in-g...

Authority Defied: Need for Cognitive Closure Influences Regulatory Control When Resisting Authority
Journal of Personality, Vol. 82(4), August 2014
Author(s): Tom G. E. Damen, Matthijs L. van Leeuwen, Ap Dijksterhuis, Rick B. van Baaren

Abstract: The present studies examined whether differences in need for cognitive closure (NCC) were related to differences in regulatory control when confronted...

Ingroup and outgroup support for upward mobility: Divergent responses to ingroup identification in low status groups
European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 44(6)
Author(s): Colette Van Laar, Dennis Bleeker, Naomi Ellemers, Eline Meijer

Abstract: Members of groups with low societal status can pursue individual upward mobility to improve their status. We examine the conditions under which ingrou...

On the perceived effectiveness of transformationaltransactional leadership: The role of encouraged strategies and followers' regulatory focus
European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 44(6)
Author(s): Melvyn R. W. Hamstra, Nico W. Van Yperen, Barbara Wisse, Kai Sassenberg

Abstract: The present research sought to examine when and why transformational and transactional leadership are perceived by followers to be effective. A series...

Examining the influence of climate, supervisor guidance, and behavioral integrity on workfamily conflict: A demands and resources approach
Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 35(4), May 2014
Author(s): Samantha C. Paustian-Underdahl , Jonathon R. B. Halbesleben

Abstract: In this study, we assess a multilevel approach to work interference with family (WIF) by examining the influence of unit-level workfamily climate, as...

The power to control time: Power influences how much time (you think) you have
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 54, September 2014
Author(s): Alice Moon, Serena Chen

Abstract: Time, because of its unrenewable nature, has often been called an equalizing resource. Though objectively, time is identical for everyone, time percep...

The Riddle of Heterarchy: Power Transitions in Cross-Functional Teams
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 57(2), April 2014
Author(s): Federico Aime, Stephen Humphrey, D. Scott Derue, Jeffrey B. Paul

Abstract: In this paper, we develop the concept of a power heterarchy, which is a conceptualization of power structures in groups that is more dynamic and fluid...

Managers and Analysts: an Examination of Mutual Influence
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 57(3), June 2014
Author(s): Mark Washburn, Philip Bromiley

Abstract: Securities analysts predictions of firms earnings per share constitute important performance targets for those firms. Firm managers attempt to both ...

The Power of Integration: Affiliation and Cohesion in a Diverse Elite Network
Social Forces, Vol. 93(2)
Author(s): Benjamin Cornwell, Fedor A. Dokshin

Abstract: A much-theorized but seldom-tested theory is that elites achieve cohesion via the social network they form through their affiliations with local clubs...

Justified dependency: Effects of perceived stability of social hierarchy and level of system justification on help-seeking behavior of low-status group members
Group Processes Intergroup Relations, Vol. 17 (4), July 2014
Author(s): Lily Chernyak-Hai, Samer Halabi, Arie Nadler

Abstract: Recent research on intergroup helping has shown that receiving and seeking help can be a way in which groups assert or challenge the existing hierarch...

Roots run deep: Investigating psychological mechanisms between history of family aggression and abusive supervision
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 99(5)
Author(s): Patrick Raymund James M. Garcia, Simon Lloyd D. Restubog, Christian Kiewitz, Kristin L. Scott, Robert L. Tang

Abstract: In this article, we examine the relationships between supervisor-level factors and abusive supervision. Drawing from social learning theory (Bandura, ...

Misery Loves Company: Team Dissonance and the Influence of Supervisor-Focused Interpersonal Justice Climate on Team Cohesiveness
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 99(6)
Author(s): Adam C. Stoverink, Elizabeth E. Umphress, Richard G. Gardner, Kathi N. Miner

Abstract: The organizational justice literature has examined the effects of supervisor-focused interpersonal justice climate, or a teams shared perception of t...

Living the high life: social status influences real estate decision making
Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 44(9)
Author(s): Sarah M. Tower-Richardi, Tad T. Bruny, Stephanie A. Gagnon, Caroline R. Mahoney, Holly A. Taylor

Abstract: Social status is associated with the vertical spatial dimension, with people conceptualizing higher social status with higher vertical positions. Two ...

Obeying, Joining, Following, Resisting, and Other Processes in the Milgram Studies, and in the Holocaust and Other Genocides: Situations, Personality, and Bystanders
Journal of Social Issues, Special Issue: Milgram at 50: Exploring the Enduring Relevance of Psychology\'s most Famous Studies, Vol. 70(3)
Author(s): Ervin Staub

Abstract: Stanley Milgram was motivated to show how something as horrible as the Holocaust could happen. To what extent does his research provide understanding ...

The Differential Effects of Right-Wing Authoritarianism and Social Dominance Orientation on Political Intolerance
Political Psychology, Vol. 35(4)
Author(s): Jarret T. Crawford, Jane M. Pilanski

Abstract: Decades of scholarship have identified several determinants of political intolerance, including authoritarianism and normative threat. Previous attemp...

When extraordinary injustice leads to ordinary response: How perpetrator power and size of an injustice event affect bystander efficacy and collective action
European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 44(6)
Author(s): Demis E. Glasford, Felicia Pratto

Abstract: Although bystanders can play an integral role in the process of social change, relatively few studies have examined the factors that influence bystand...

Understanding internal, external, and relational attributions for abusive supervision
Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 35(6)
Author(s): James P. Burton, Shannon G. Taylor, Larissa K. Barber

Abstract: Despite abundant research on the consequences of perceived abusive supervision, less is known about how employees develop perceptions of supervisory a...

Beyond Occupational Differences; The Importance of Cross-cutting Demographics and Dyadic Toolkits for Collaboration in a U.S. Hospital
Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 59(3)
Author(s): Julia DiBenigno, Katherine C. Kellogg

Abstract: We use data from a 12-month ethnographic study of two medical-surgical units in a U.S. hospital to examine how members from different occupations can ...

The Contaminating Effects of Building Instrumental Ties; How Networking Can Make Us Feel Dirty
Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 59(4)
Author(s): Tiziana Casciaro, Francesca Gino, Maryam Kouchaki

Abstract: In this paper, we examine the consequences of social networking for an individuals morality, arguing that the content and approach of networking have...

Nonmonotonic Status Effects in New Product Adoption
Marketing Science, Vol.33(4)
Author(s): Yansong Hu, Christophe Van den Bulte

Abstract: We investigate how the tendency to adopt a new product independently of social influence, the recipients\' susceptibility to such influence, and the s...

The Effect of Status on Role-Taking Accuracy
American Sociological Review, Vol. 79(5)
Author(s): Tony P. Love, Jenny L. Davis

Abstract: We conducted two experiments to test the effects of status on the relationship between gender and role-taking accuracy. Role-taking accuracy denotes t...

Beyond the individual victim: Multilevel consequences of abusive supervision in teams
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 99(6)
Author(s): Crystal I. C. Farh, Zhijun Chen

Abstract: We conceptualize a multilevel framework that examines the manifestation of abusive supervision in team settings and its implications for the team and ...

How and When Peers Positive Mood Influences Employees Voice
Journal of Applied Psychology, Advance Online, November 3 , 2014
Author(s): Wu Liu, Subrahmaniam Tangiral, Wing Lam, Ziguang Chen, Rongwen Tina Jia, Xu Huang

Abstract: Employees often assess whether the social context is favorable for them to speak out, yet little research has investigated how the targets mood might...

Divide and conquer: When and why leaders undermine the cohesive fabric of their group
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 107(6)
Author(s): Charleen R. Case, Jon K. Maner

Abstract: Cohesion, cooperation, and the formation of positive bonds among group members are key processes that facilitate effective group functioning. Conseque...

C'est le Ton Qui Fait la Critiquefor the powerful: the effects of feedback framing and power on affective reactions
Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 44 (12)
Author(s): Jana Niemann, Barbara Wisse, Diana Rus, Nico W. Van Yperen, Kai Sassenberg

Abstract: Although negative feedback is usually provided with the best of intentions, it often causes unfavorable affective reactions in the receiver such as an...

Do You Say Something When It's Your Boss? The Role of Perpetrator Power in Prejudice Confrontation
Journal of Social Issues, Vol. 70(4)
Author(s): Leslie Ashburn-Nardo, John C. Blanchar, Jessica Petersson, Kathryn A. Morris, Stephanie A. Goodwin

Abstract: Two experiments examined the role of perpetrator power in witnesses decision to confront a prejudicial remark. In Experiment 1, participants who witn...

Structural Power Equality between Family and Non-Family TMT Members and the Performance of Family Firms
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 57 (6)
Author(s): Pankaj C. Patel, Danielle Cooper

Abstract: The upper echelons of publicly traded family firms can comprise family members and non-family members. Due to ownership and control factors, family me...

When "mom's the boss": Control over domestic decision making reduces women's interest in workplace power
Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, Vol.17(4)
Author(s): Melissa Williams, Serena Chen

Abstract: Although men are typically considered to have more power than women, women are more likely than men to be primary decision makers in the household dom...

Person Perception and Autonomic Nervous System Response: The Costs and Benefits of Possessing a High Social Status
Biological Psychology, Vol. 92(2)
Author(s): J. Cloutiera, G.J. Normana, T. Lia, G.G. Berntson

Abstract: This research was designed to investigate the relationship between sympathetic and parasympathetic autonomic nervous system (ANS) responses to the per...

Origins of Human Cooperation and Morality
Annual Review of Psychology, Vol. 64 (1)
Author(s): Michael Tomasello, Amrisha Vaish

Abstract: From an evolutionary perspective, morality is a form of cooperation. Cooperation requires individuals either to suppress their own self-interest or to...

Two ways to the top: Evidence that dominance and prestige are distinct yet viable avenues to social rank and influence
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 104(1)
Author(s): Joey T. Cheng, Jessica L. Tracy, Tom Foulsham, Alan Kingstone, Joseph Henrich

Abstract: The pursuit of social rank is a recurrent and pervasive challenge faced by individuals in all human societies. Yet, the precise means through which in...

Masters of the Universe: How Power and Accountability Influence Self-Serving Decisions Under Moral Hazard
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 98(3)
Author(s): Marko Pitesa, Stefan Thau

Abstract: This article provides an answer to the question of why agents make self-serving decisions under moral hazard and how their self-serving decisions can ...

Presumed fair: Ironic effects of organizational diversity structures
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 104(3)
Author(s): Cheryl R. Kaiser, Brenda Major, Ines Jurcevic, Tessa L. Dover, Laura M. Brady, Jenessa R. Shapiro

Abstract: This research tests the hypothesis that the presence (vs. absence) of organizational diversity structures causes high-status group members (Whites, me...

A solution to the mysteries of morality
Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 139(2)
Author(s): Peter DeScioli, Robert Kurzban

Abstract: We propose that moral condemnation functions to guide bystanders to choose the same side as other bystanders in disputes. Humans interact in dense soc...

When employees behave badly: the roles of contract importance and workplace familism in predicting negative reactions to psychological contract breach
Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 43(3)
Author(s): Simon Lloyd D. Restubog, Thomas J. Zagenczyk, Prashant Bordia, Robert L. Tang

Abstract: In this paper, we examine the influence of contract importance, feelings of violation, and workplace familism on the relationship between psychologica...

The Status-Signaling Property of Self-Esteem: The Role of Self-Reported Self-Esteem and Perceived Self-Esteem in Personality Judgments
Journal of Personality, Vol.81(2)
Author(s): Virgil Zeigler-Hill, Avi Besser, Erin M. Myers, Ashton C. Southard, Mallory L. Malkin

Abstract: The provision of information appears to be an important feature of self-esteem. The present studies examined whether self-esteem possesses a status-si...

Social categorization and group-motivated interindividualintergroup discontinuity
European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 43(1)
Author(s): Robert Bohm, Klaus Rothermund, Oliver Kirchkamp

Abstract: Research on the interindividualintergroup discontinuity effect has demonstrated that intergroup relations are often less cooperative than interindivi...

When status differences are illegitimate, groups' needs diverge: Testing the needs-based model of reconciliation in contexts of status inequality
European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 43(2)
Author(s): Birte Siem, Maria von Oettingen, Amelie Mummendey, Arie Nadler

Abstract: The present paper extends the needs-based model of reconciliation to contexts marked by status inequalities rather than by overt intergroup aggression...

Power increases performance in a social evaluation situation as a result of decreased stress responses
European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 43(3)
Author(s): Petra C. Schmid, Marianne Schmid Mast

Abstract: We tested whether power reduces responses related to social stress and thus increases performance evaluation in social evaluation situations. We hypot...

Proactive socialization behavior in China: The mediating role of perceived insider status and the moderating role of supervisors' traditionality
Journal of Organizational Behavior, Vol. 34(3)
Author(s): Jie Wang, Tae-Yeol Kim

Abstract: This paper identified the dimensions of proactive socialization behavior among Chinese employees. We examined the mediating effects of perceived insid...

Am I the Only One This Supervisor is Laughing at? Effects of Aggressive Humor on Employee Strain and Addictive Behaviors
Personnel Psychology, Vol. 65(4)
Author(s): Yuanyuan Huo, Wing Lam, Ziguang Chen

Abstract: Prior literature on humor primarily documents its positive effects on employees attitudes and behaviors, though increasing research on aggressive hum...

Relative LeaderMember Exchange Within Team Contexts: How and when Social Comparison Impacts Individual Effectiveness
Personnel Psychology, Vol. 66(1)
Author(s): Jia Hu, Robert C. Liden

Abstract: A multilevel model was developed to examine how and when a focal individual\'s leadermember exchange (LMX) relative to the LMXs of coworkers within t...

Reversing downward performance spirals
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol.49(3)
Author(s): Tim Rees, Jessica Salvatore, Pete Coffee, S. Alexander Haslamd, Anne Sargent, Tom Dobson

Abstract: Research has typically portrayed downward performance spirals as inevitable following initial failure experiences. On the basis of social identity the...

When does anticipating group-based shame lead to lower ingroup favoritism? The role of status and status stability
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 49(3)
Author(s): Lee Shepherda, Russell Spears, Anthony S.R. Manstead

Abstract: In two studies we examined whether and when anticipated group-based shame leads to less ingroup favoritism on the part of members of high-status group...

The powerful size others down: The link between power and estimates of others' size
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 49(3)
Author(s): Andy J. Yap, Malia F. Mason, Daniel R. Ames

Abstract: The current research examines the extent to which visual perception is distorted by one\'s experience of power. Specifically, does power distort impre...

The loss of power: How illusions of alliance contribute to powerholders downfall
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 121(1)
Author(s): Sebastien Brion, Cameron Anderson

Abstract: Though people in positions of power have many advantages that sustain their power, stories abound of individuals who fall from their lofty perch. How ...

Status, Numbers and Influence
Social Forces, Vol. 91(3)
Author(s): David Melamed, Scott V. Savage

Abstract: We develop a theoretical model of social influence in n-person groups. We argue that disagreement between group members introduces uncertainty into th...

The Microevolution of Routines: How Problem Solving and Social Preferences Interact
Organization Science, Vol. 24(1)
Author(s): Christoph H. Loch, Kishore Sengupta, M. Ghufran Ahmad

Abstract: Routines are repetitive patterns of activity within a group, action patterns that help the group to solve problems and organize its way of functioning...

Do the disadvantaged legitimize the social system? A large-scale test of the statuslegitimacy hypothesis
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 104(5)
Author(s): Mark J. Brandt

Abstract: System justification theory (SJT) posits that members of low-status groups are more likely to see their social systems as legitimate than members of h...

Obesity as a status cue: perceived social status and the stereotypes of obese individuals
Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 43(S2)
Author(s): Lenny R. Vartanian, Keri M. Silverstein

Abstract: Two studies examined the relationship between social status and obesity stereotypes. In Study 1, obese individuals were seen as having lower status th...

Do you really expect me to apologize? The impact of status and gender on the effectiveness of an apology in the workplace
Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Vol. 43(7)
Author(s): Tamar Walfisch, Dina Van Dijk, Ronit Kark

Abstract: We examine the effectiveness of apology following a workplace offense, as influenced by the achieved or ascribed status (i.e., professional status or ...

The impact of superordinate identification on the justification of intergroup inequalities
European Journal of Social Psychology, Vol. 43(4)
Author(s): Katarzyna Jasko, Małgorzata Kossowska

Abstract: Previous research on superordinate identification demonstrated the positive effects of such identification on intergroup relations. Our study investig...

When leaders choose to be fair: Follower belongingness needs and leader empathy influences leaders' adherence to procedural fairness rules
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 49(4)
Author(s): Ilse Cornelis, Alain Van Hiel, David De Cremer, David M. Mayer

Abstract: Previous studies on procedural fairness have largely neglected to examine factors that influence leaders' enactment of fairness. Two controlled labora...

Effects of wrongdoer status on moral licensing
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 49(4)
Author(s): Evan Polman, Nathan C. Pettit, Batia M. Wiesenfeld

Abstract: We examine the effects of wrongdoer status on receiving moral license, a social acceptance of norm-violating behavior. Compared to a control condition...

Stand tall, but don't put your feet up: Universal and culturally-specific effects of expansive postures on power
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 49(6)
Author(s): Lora E. Park, Lindsey Streamer, Li Huang, Adam D. Galinsky

Abstract: Previous research suggests that there is a fundamental link between expansive body postures and feelings of power. The current research demonstrates t...

Benevolently Bowing Out: The Influence of Self-Construals and Leadership Performance on the Willful Relinquishing of Power
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Vol. 49(6)
Author(s): Nathaniel J. Ratcliff, Theresa K. Vescio

Abstract: Sometimes a groups best interest is served when powerful people relinquish power, but little theory or empirical research has investigated when and b...

Women's intercollegiate athletic competition: Cortisol, testosterone, and the dual-hormone hypothesis as it relates to status among teammates
Hormones and Behavior, Vol. 64(1)
Author(s): David A. Edwards, Kathleen V. Castro

Abstract: Recent research suggests that testosterone and cortisol jointly regulate dominance motivation and, perhaps, the status relationships that are affected...

The Downfall of Extraverts and Rise of Neurotics: the Dynamic Process of Status Allocation in Task Groups
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 56(2)
Author(s): Corinne Bendersky, Neha Parikh Shah

Abstract: We advance previous research that has associated extraversion with high status and neuroticism with low status in newly formed task groups by examinin...

Compliant sinners, Obstinate Saints: How Power and Self-Focus Determine the Effectiveness of Social Influences in Ethical Decision Making
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 56(3)
Author(s): Marko Pitesa, Stefan Thau

Abstract: In this research, we examine when and why organizational environments influence how employees respond to moral issues. Past research has proposed that...

Power Source Mismatch and the Effectiveness of Interorganizational Relations: the Case of Venture Capital Syndication
Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 56(3)
Author(s): Dali Ma, Mooweon Rhee, Daegyu Yang

Abstract: This study explores the impact of the mismatch between two sources of power, ownership and status, on the effectiveness of interorganizational relatio...

Social Influence and Entrepreneurship: The Effect of University Peers on Entrepreneurial Entry
Organization Science, Vol. 24(3)
Author(s): Aleksandra J. Kacperczyk

Abstract: Theories of entrepreneurship have proposed that entrepreneurs are shaped by contextual influences. This paper examines the social transmission of entr...

Insecure Status Relations Shape Preferences for the Content of Intergroup Contact
Personality and Social Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 39(8)
Author(s): Tamar Saguy, John F. Dovidio

Abstract: Recent work demonstrated that whereas high-status and low-status group members seek to address cross-group commonalities during intergroup contact, me...

I Am My (High-Power) Role; Power and Role Identification
Personality and Social Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 39(7)
Author(s): Priyanka D. Joshi, Nathanael J. Fast

Abstract: Research indicates that power liberates the self, but findings also show that the powerful are susceptible to situational influences. The present arti...

Positive responses to intergroup assistance: The roles of apology and trust
Group Processes Intergroup Relations, Vol. 16(4)
Author(s): Samer Halabi, Arie Nadler, John F. Dovidio

Abstract: Recent research on intergroup helping has shown that offers of help from a high- to a low-status group can be responded to negatively by members of th...

Rising Stars and Sinking Ships; Consequences of Status Momentum
Psychological Science, Vol. 24(8)
Author(s): Nathan C. Pettit, Niro Sivanathan, Eric Gladstone, Jennifer Carson Marr

Abstract: Differences in rank are a ubiquitous feature of social life. Moving beyond the traditional static view of social hierarchy, five studies spanning mult...

LeaderTeam Congruence in Power Distance Values and Team Effectiveness: The Mediating Role of Procedural Justice Climate
Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 98(6)
Author(s): Michael S. Cole, Min Z. Carter, Zhen Zhang

Abstract: We examine the effect of (in)congruence between leaders and teams power distance values on team effectiveness. We hypothesize that the (in)congruenc...

On the social influence of emotions in groups: Interpersonal effects of anger and happiness on conformity versus deviance
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 105(2)
Author(s): Marc W. Heerdink, Gerben A. van Kleef, Astrid C. Homan, Agneta H. Fischer

Abstract: How do emotional expressions of group members shape conformity versus deviance in groups? We hypothesized that angry and happy responses to a group me...

Negotiating Power: Agenda Ordering and the Willingness to Negotiate in Asymmetric Intergroup Conflicts
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 105(6)
Author(s): Nour Kteily, Tamar Saguy, James Sidanius, Donald M. Taylor

Abstract: In this research, we investigated how group power influences the way members of groups in asymmetrical conflict approach intergroup negotiations. Draw...

From the Ephemeral to the Enduring: How Approach-Oriented Mindsets Lead to Greater Status
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 105(5)
Author(s): Gavin J. Kilduff, Adam D. Galinsky

Abstract: We propose that the psychological states individuals bring into newly formed groups can produce meaningful differences in status attainment. Three exp...

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