Award Winning Journal of Management Article on Capitol Hill

 “Age Stereotypes in the Workplace: Common Stereotypes, Moderators, and Future Directions,” by Richard A. Posthuma of the University of Texas at El Paso and Michael A. Campion of Purdue University, won Journal of Management‘s 2014 Best Paper Award. Dr. Campion recently provided us with some insight on both the creation and impact of the article:

The paper was originally written because of an age discrimination lawsuit for which I was the expert witness. I asked Rick (former student of mine and frequent coauthor) to help write it up. Two related things happened as a result:

jom cover1. I was invited to give “testimony” to the Commissioners of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on research on age stereotypes in employment. They were in the process of writing new guidelines on the enforcement of age discrimination guidelines. It was sort of like giving testimony in congress – very formal affair.

2. The article was cited in the Federal Register (government’s official publication outlet) by the EEOC in their ruling (guidelines) called “Disparate Impact and Reasonable Factors Other Than Age Under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.”

The article has also helped my consulting in age court cases or work for the EEOC.

“Age Stereotypes in the Workplace: Common Stereotypes, Moderators, and Future Directions” can be read for free from Journal of Management by clicking here. Want to know about all the latest news and research from Journal of Management? Click here to sign up for e-alerts!

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About Cynthia Nalevanko, Senior Editor, SAGE Publishing

Founded in 1965, SAGE is the world’s leading independent academic and professional publisher. Known for our commitment to quality and innovation, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students across a broad range of subject areas. With over 1500 employees globally from principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC, and Melburne, our publishing program includes more than 1000 journals and over 900 books, reference works and databases a year in business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology and medicine. Believing passionately that engaged scholarship lies at the heart of any healthy society and that education is intrinsically valuable, SAGE aims to be the world’s leading independent academic and professional publisher. This means playing a creative role in society by disseminating teaching and research on a global scale, the cornerstones of which are good, long-term relationships, a focus on our markets, and an ability to combine quality and innovation. Leading authors, editors and societies should feel that SAGE is their natural home: we believe in meeting the range of their needs, and in publishing the best of their work. We are a growing company, and our financial success comes from thinking creatively about our markets and actively responding to the needs of our customers.

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