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    Follower Attributional Biases and Assessments of Performance

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    Adams, J., Rice, R. W., Instone, D., & Hicks, J. M. (1981, August). Follower Attributional Biases and Assessments of Female and Male Leaders' Performance. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 1981, No. 1, pp. 392-395). Academy of Management.

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    The present article presents several advanced principles and applications of Inferential Statistics (hypothesis testing, precisely) in follower attribution biases in female and male leaders' performances in the military. ANOVA and MANOVA, which are tests for differences in means, have been used in the present study described in the article for 1586 candidates (which is a relatively large sample size - thus ensuring more reliable results). The cadets were given questionnaires (a widely used data collection tool in statistical testing) asking them to describe and rate their unit leaders at two training activities. Statistical analysis was then conducted to determine in follower attitudes towards women in military introduced any bias in judgments about the success of female and male leaders and attributions regarding causes of performance.
    The article clearly states two hypotheses: (i) that the followers with traditional attitudes toward the role of women in the military respond to male leaders more favourably than a female leaders, and (ii) that the ...

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    This solution discusses an article about attributional biases and performance assessments.