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.

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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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