Physical Appearance, Social Skill, and Performance as a Leadership Candidate

College student subjects performed a leadership simulation task in which they were videotaped giving a standard campaign speech. Canonical analysis revealed that the quality of their performance, as measured by observers' judgments and behavioral indicators, was related to their appearance and to appearance-related leadership skills. The implications of these findings for both attribution theories of leadership and applied efforts to improve leaders' performance are discussed.


Niklas Rottke

Hi! My name is Niklas, and i have joined this company in summer 2017 as an intern. Up to today i am continiously improving my skills in using the "Schneemann System" by annotating millions of pictures of human faces. If i am not annotating, i am probably writing some new articles here...

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