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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, Advanced Online, January 19, 2017
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, Advanced Online, Feb 7, 2017
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, Advanced Online June 15, 2017
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...

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...

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