In the landmark gender discrimination case, Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins , U. Title VII lifts women out of this bind. Hopkins , female employees continue to bump up against this Catch Recent studies confirm that performance evaluations are frequently tainted by gender bias and the kind of gender role stereotyping decried in Price Waterhouse.
This article is based in part on a dissertation submitted to New York University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Ph. Shelly Chaiken, David Schneider, and two anonymous reviewers also provided helpful comments on an earlier version of this article. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn more. The present study examined the impact of attentional and memory demands on work performance ratings accorded men and women in traditionally male jobs. Two hundred and two subjects read a vignette depicting the work behavior of a male or female police officer and then rated the individual's work performance.
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