Article Critque #2 - Travis Marziani 9-24-07 Heilman, M.E.,...

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Travis Marziani 9-24-07 Heilman, M.E., Wallen A.S. (2007). Penalties for Success: Reactions to Women Who Succeed at Male Gender-Typed Tasks. Journal of Applied Psychology , 89(3), 483-494 Topic The main topic of this article is to analyze the response and reactions of participants when faced with the knowledge of a female doing very well in a field that is usually seen as a male dominated field. The main topic is also to see how this reaction effects the females job and the way they are perceived by their peers. Hypothesis The researchers hypothesized the women would get negative reactions for doing a job that is usually seen as a male dominated field. They went on to theorize that the women’s job security would be lowered and that they would be less likely to move up the work ladder. They lastly hypothesized that these negative reactions would only occur when the women is doing a job that is male dominated and not if they were doing a job that is socially acceptable for women to be good at. Method
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Article Critque #2 - Travis Marziani 9-24-07 Heilman, M.E.,...

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