research data . Dataset . 2016

Stereotype-based faultlines and out-group derogation in diverse teams: The moderating roles of task stereotypicality and need for cognition

Stanciu, Adrian;
  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: Figshare
Abstract
<p>Alignment of individuals on more than one diversity attribute (i.e., faultlines) may lead to intergroup biases in teams, disrupting the efficiency expectancies. Research has yet to examine if this can be a consequence of a stereotypical consistency between social and information attributes of diversity. The present study tests the hypothesis that, in a team with a stereotype-based faultline (a stereotypical consistency between gender and skills), there is increased out-group derogation compared to a team with a stereotype-inconsistent faultline. Furthermore, the study proposes that tasks can activate stereotypes, and the need for cognition dictates whether st...
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free text keywords: Biotechnology, Evolutionary Biology, Sociology, Science Policy, Need for cognition, stereotype-based faultline, stereotype consistency, task stereotypicality
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