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starting salaries of male graduates receiving the
highest attractiveness rating were approximately
$5,000 a year more than those receiving the lowest
attractiveness rating. After five years, those
receiving the highest rating earned $10,000 more
than those receiving the lowest rating.
Attractiveness had no impact on starting salaries of
women but was related to later salaries, although
not as strongly as for men. For each increment in
attractiveness on the five-point scale, women
earned $2,000 more in salary five years later. Source: Excerpted from Stone, E. F., Stone D. L., &. Dipboye, R. L.
(1992). Stigmas in organizations: Race, handicaps, and physical
unattractiveness. In: K. Kelley (Ed.), Issues, theory, and research in
industrial/organizational psychology. New York: Elsevier, 419–420;
McFarland, J. (1996, January 23). The ugly truth: Looks count. The
Globe and Mail, p. B12. 74 Individual Behaviour Part Two likely than unattractive people to be hired, given good performanc...
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