7E the Professor X Effect – Do People With Disability Achieve Higher?

Extant literature suggests individuals with disabilities encounter negative stereotypes and face discriminations in the workplace. Contrary to existing findings, we showed that individuals with disabilities who demonstrate initial success are rated better in various context (i.e., politics, education, business) because observers generally ascribed greater efforts and hard working to them.


Ryan Wang, Jinjie Chen, and Alison Jing Xu (2019) ,"7E the Professor X Effect – Do People With Disability Achieve Higher?", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 47, eds. Rajesh Bagchi, Lauren Block, and Leonard Lee, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 996-996.


Ryan Wang, University of Minnesota, USA
Jinjie Chen, University of Minnesota, USA
Alison Jing Xu, University of Minnesota, USA


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