• Professor Johnson’s research finds beautiful women face discrimination

    While many see no downside to being beautiful, a professor at the University of Colorado Denver Business School says attractive women face discrimination when it comes to landing certain kinds of jobs. In a study released in the May/June Journal of Social Psychology, Stefanie Johnson, assistant professor of management at CU Denver Business School, found that beauty has an ugly side, at least for women.  Read more

    August 9, 2010
    Rebecca Ward
  • Stefanie Johnson – Emotional Contamination in the Workplace

    Recent research suggests that managers’ moods and emotions can have powerful effects on their employees’ moods, emotions and attitudes, ultimately affecting performance. Both laboratory and field studies conducted at University of Colorado Denver’s Business School, revealed that employees “catch” their managers’ moods and emotions through a process called emotional contagion.  Read more

    January 1, 2010
    Tyghe Boone-Worthman