Publications de Clara Kulich

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Peer-reviewed articles

Kulich, C., De Lemus, S., & Montañes Muro, P. (2020). The impact of sexism for leadership in female-male climbing dyads. Social Psychology Bulletin, 15(1). Preprint

Aelenei, C., Assilaméhou-Kunz, Y., Iacoviello, V., & Kulich, C. (in press). The political glass cliff: When left-wing orientation leads to minority candidates choices for hard-to-win seats. European Review of Applied Psychology. [All authors have contributed to the same extent and are thus named alphabetically.] Article

Gardiner, G., Guillaume, E., Stauner, N., Bae, J., Han, G., Moon, J., Bronin, I., Ivanova, C., Cheng, J. T., De Kock, F., Graf, S., Hřebíčková, M., Halama, P., Hong, R, Izdebski, P., Kulich, C., Lorenzi-Cioldi, F., Penke, L., Szarora, P., Tracy, J., Yang, Y, & Funder, D. (2019). Assessing personality across 13 countries using the California Adult Q-set. International Journal of Personality Psychology, 5, 1-17. Article

Kulich, C., Iacoviello, V., & Lorenzi-Cioldi, F. (2018). Solving the crisis: When agency is the preferred leadership for implementing change. The Leadership Quarterly, 29, 295-308. Article

Iacoviello, V., Lorenzi-Cioldi, F., & Kulich, C. (2018). I’ll emulate you... Only if you want to: The impact of ingroup norms and status on the identification-assimilation relationship. PLOS ONE, 13(4): e0195254. Article

Bosak, J., Kulich, C., Rudman, L. & Kinahan, M. (2018). Be an advocate for others, unless you are a man: Backlash against gender-atypical male job candidates. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 19(1), 156-165. Article

Kulich, C., De Lemus, S., Kosakowska- Berezecka, N., & Lorenzi-Cioldi, F. (2017). Editorial for Research Topic: Multiple identities management: effects on (of) identification, attitudes, behaviour and well-being. Frontiers in Psychology. Article

Chipeaux, M., Kulich, C., Iacoviello, V., & Lorenzi-Cioldi, F. (2017). “I want, therefore I am” - Anticipated upward mobility reduces ingroup concern. Frontiers in Psychology. Article

Paustian-Underdahl, S.C., King, E., Rogelberg, S., Kulich, C., & Gentry, W. (2017). Perceptions of supervisor support: Resolving paradoxical patterns across race and gender. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 90, 436-457. Article

Kulich, C., Lorenzi-Cioldi, F., Iacoviello, V., Faniko, K., & Ryan, M. K. (2015). Signaling change during a crisis: Refining conditions for the glass cliff. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 61, 96-103. Article

Kulich, C., Lorenzi-Cioldi, F., & Iacoviello, V. (2015). Moving across status lines: Lack of concern for the ingroup and group identification. Journal of Social Issues, 71(3), 453-475. Article

Kulich, C., Ryan, M. K., & Haslam, S. A. (2014). The political glass cliff: Understanding how seat selection contributes to the under-performance of ethnic minority candidates. Political Research Quarterly, 67(1), 84-95. Article

Maybe, C., Kulich, C., & Lorenzi-Cioldi (2012). Knowledge leadershipin global scientific research. The International Journal of Human Resources Management, 23(12), 2450-2467. Article

Kulich, C., Trojanowski, G., Ryan, M. K., Haslam, S. A., & Renneboog, L. D. R. (2011). Who gets the carrot and who gets the stick? Evidence of gender disparities in executive remuneration. Strategic Management Journal, 32(3), 301-321. Article

Haslam, S. A., Ryan, M. K., Kulich, C., Trojanowski, G., & Atkins, C. (2010). Investing with prejudice: Evidence that the appointment of women to company boards is associated with lower stock-market value but not lower accountancy-based performance, British Journal of Management, 21(2), 484-497. Article

Ryan, M. K., Haslam, S. A., Kulich, C. (2010). Politics and the glass cliff: Evidence that women are preferentially selected to contest hard-to-win seats, Psychology of Women Quarterly, 34(1), 56-64. Article

Kulich, C., Ryan, M. K., & Haslam, S. A. (2007). Where is the romance for women leaders? The effects of gender on leadership attributions and performance-based pay. Applied Psychology: An International Review Special Issue, 56(4), 582-601. Article

Ryan, M. K., Haslam, S. A., Hersby, M. D., Kulich, C., & Atkins, C. (2007). Opting out or pushed off the edge? The glass cliff and the precariousness of women’s leadership positions. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 1(1), 266-269. Article

Book chapters and Encyclopedia contributions

Kulich, C., & Chipeaux, M. (2019). Gender inequality in financial resources (chapter, pp. 35-51). In K. Peters & J. Jetten (Eds.) The social psychology of inequality. Springer. Chapter /Preprint Open access

Kulich, C., & Bosak, J. (2019). The persistence of gender inequality in leadership: Still a long way to go? (chapter 10), pp. 139-152. In K. Gangl & E. Kirchler (Eds.) A research agenda for Economic Psychology. Edward Elgar Publishing. Chapter

Kulich, C. & Ryan, M.K. (2017). The glass cliff. In: R. Aldag (Ed.) Oxford research encyclopaedia of business and management. Oxford University Press. Chapter

Chipeaux, M., Kulich, C., Iacoviello, V., & Lorenzi-Cioldi, F. (2017). Mobilité sociale : Quand la réussite de l’un entrave celle des autres. [Social mobility: When the success of one hinders that of others] In: C. Staerklé, & F. Butera (Eds.). Conflits constructifs, conflits destructifs : Regards psychosociales. Lausanne : Editions Antipodes. Book description Chapter

Kulich, C. & Iacoviello, V. (2017). Glass ceiling and glass cliff (pp.331-333). In: F. Moghaddam (ed.) The SAGE encyclopedia of political behavior. SAGE: Thousand Oaks. Chapter

Kulich, C., Anisman-Razin, M., & Saguy, T. (2015). The gender pay gap: Particularities and challenges in the management context (chapter 13, pp.129-153). In: I. M. Welpe, P. Brosi, L. Ritzenhöfer, & T. Schwarzmüller (Eds.). Auswahl von Männern und Frauen als Führungskräfte – Perspektiven aus Wirtschaft, Wissenschaft, Medien und Politik [Selection of men and women as business leaders – Perspectives from economy, research, media and politics]. Wiesbaden (Germany): Springer Fachmedien. ISBN 978-3-658-09468-3; Chapter

Kulich, C., Iacoviello, V., & Lorenzi-Cioldi, F. (2015). Refining the conditions and causes of the glass cliff: Hostility, signalling change, or solving the crisis? (Chapter 7, pp. 98-109). In: K. Faniko, F. Lorenzi-Cioldi, O. Sarrasin, & E. Mayor (Eds.). Gender and social hierarchies: Perspectives from social psychology. London: Routledge. Book description

Lorenzi-Cioldi, F., & Kulich, C. (2015). Sexism. In J. D. Wright (ed). International encyclopedia of the social & behavioral sciences (2nd edition, volume 21, pp. 693-699). Oxford: Elsevier. Chapter

Kulich, C. (2014). The glass ceiling/Glass cliff. In P. C. Flood & Y. Freeney (Eds.) Wiley encyclopedia of management, Organizational behavior (3rd edition, Volume 11). Wiley. Chapter

Ryan, M. K., Haslam, S. A., Hersby, M. D., Kulich, C. & Wilson-Kovacs, D.M. (2009). The stress of working on the edge: Examining the implications of glass cliffs for both women and organizations. In M. Barreto, M. K. Ryan, & M. Schmitt (Eds), Barriers to diversity: The glass ceiling 20 years on (pp. 153-165). London: APA Division 35 Book Series.

Ryan, M. K., Kulich, C., Haslam, S. A., Hersby, M., & Atkins, C. (2008). Examining gendered experiences beyond the glass ceiling: The precariousness of the glass cliff and the gender pay gap. In S. Vinnicombe, R. Burke, V. Singh, D. Bilimoria & M. Huse (Eds.), Women on corporate boards of directors: Research and practice (pp. 165-183). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.


Kulich, C. (2011) Invited book review on the book: “The social psychology of gender: How power and intimacy shape gender relations” by Laurie A. Rudman and Peter Glick. Psychology & Society, 4, 120-122. pdf

Kulich, C. (2008). Who is to blame for women's lower pay? A contextual approach to the gender pay gap in managerial positions. Unpublished Ph.D. thesis, The Exeter Research and Institutional Content archive (ERIC), University of Exeter, Exeter, UK. pdf

Ryan, M. K., Haslam, S. A., Wilson-Kovacs, M. D., Hersby, M. D., & Kulich, C. (2007). The Glass Cliff: Precariousness beyond the Glass Ceiling. A CIPD Executive Briefing. London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Ryan, M. K., Haslam, S. A., Wilson-Kovacs, M. D., Hersby, M., & Kulich, C. (2007). Managing diversity and the glass cliff. London: Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Description

El Sehity, T., Kirchler, E., & Kulich, C. (2004 Juni). Eine wirtschaftspsychologische Studie zur Rekonstruktion einer neuen Währung. Projektreport of the Abteilung für Wirtschaftspsychologie, Universität Wien. Auftraggeber: Jubiläumsfond der österreichischen Nationalbank. Projekt Nr. 9545.

Kulich, C., El Sehity, T., & Kirchler, E. (2004). Lexikographische Analyse von freien Assoziationen – eine strukturelle Analyse sozialer Vorstellungen (Repräsentationen). PsyDok – Volltextserie der virtuellen Fachbibliothek Psychologie. Retrieved from pdf

Kulich, C. (2003). Assoziationstechniken - Erhebung von Sozialen Repräsentationen zum Schilling und zum Euro. Unpublished Diploma thesis (Msc): Universität Wien. (supervised by Prof. Erich Kirchler and Dr. Tarek El-sehity)

Working Papers and Chapters

Baranski, Sweeny, Members of the International Situations Project, & Funder, D. (article under review). International optimism: Correlates and consequences of dispositional optimism across 61 countries.

Gardiner, G., Lee, D. I., Baranski, E., Funder, D.C., & Members of the International Situations Project. (article under review). Happiness around the World: A Combined Etic-Emic Approach across 63 Countries.

Lee, D. I., Gardiner, G., Baranski, E., Members of the International Situations Project, & Funder, D. (article under review). Situational Experience around the World: A Replication and Extension in 62 Countries.

Kulich, C., Gartzia, L., Komarraju, M., Aelenei, C. (article under review). Contextualizing the Think Crisis-Think Female stereotype: Gender, gendered traits, and type of crisis.

Lorenzi-Cioldi, F., Iacoviello, V., & Kulich, C. (article under review). Assessing endorsement of ingroup norms through the estimation of behaviors’ frequency.

Moreno-Bella, E., Kulich, C., Willis, G. B., & Moya, M. (article under review). Wage inequality matters: Economic equality as facilitator of communion in others’ and self-ascriptions in social hierarchies.

Ofosu, N., Kulich, C., De Lemus, S., & Lorenzi-Cioldi. (unpublished manuscript). Women’s Leadership Aspirations: A Vulnerable Strategy to Confront Sexism in Female-Male Dyads.

Robinson, S., Kulich, C., Aelenei, M. C. & Iacoviello, V. (article under review). Party divergent fallout from gendered Glass Cliff candidacies in American State Legislative races (2011-2016).

Selected media coverage on our research

PBS NewsHour, US, 2019, April 1, "How Brexit became a glass-cliff for Theresa May." by Zoe Rohrich.

Femina, 2019, February 3 “Femmes au bord de la falaise" (version en ligne) by Geneviève Comby

Harvard Business Review, 2018, October 12, "How men can become better allies for women" by W. Brad Johson & David G. Smith.

Le Quotidien Jurassien, 2018, October 6, "Ces sociétés qui s'efforcent de se féminiser" by Mathilde Farine.

LeTemps, 2018, September 12, "Ces entreprises qui s’efforcent de se féminiser" by Mathilde Farine.

Scientific American, 2018, August 14,  "Men who advocate for others in the workplace face backlash" by Daisy Grewal. Link to our publication covered here.

PME Magazine, 2018, July 7, "Femmes brisons le plafond de verre." by Tiphaine Bühler.

Tribune de Genève,32 Courrier, 2018, June 16/17.6, "Quand le bateau coule, on appelle les femmes" (When the ship sinks, we call women) invited article written by Clara Kulich and Vincenzo Iacoviello., Swiss Economic Forum, 19.20, 2018, June 8 "Genug geklagt", Interview with Clara Kulich.

Radio SRF 4 News  / SFR News aktuell (Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen), 15.30, 2018, June 8, #sef18 - Swiss Economic Forum, "Wieso gibt es in der Schweiz so wenige Frauen in Führungspositionen?" (Why are there still so few women in leadership positions?), Interview-sequence with Clara Kulich.

RTS La 1ère/La Matinale / Le Journal 7h / L'invité d'actu 7.38, 2018, May 3, "Dix ans de falaise de verre pour les femmes".

LeTemps, 2018, May 3, "Les femmes providentielles pour des entreprises en crise" (p1.) (PDF printed version).

LeTemps, 2018, May 2-3, "Après le plafond, la «falaise de verre»" (p.15) (version online) (PDF printed version), by Mathilde Farine.

LeMonde, 2016, July 12, "Embauche-t-on les femmes quand ça va mal ?" by Mathilde Damgé.

PBS News Hour, 2015, September 22, "Why women are often put in charge of failing companies" by Marianne Cooper.

London School of Economis website, 2015, April 8, "The glass cliff: Evidence that women and ethnic minorities contest “hopeless” seats", by Clara Kulich

Evonik Industries Unternehmensmagazin, 2014/3, "Reden ist Pflicht" (p. 51) interview with Clara Kulich, by Carsten Jasner., 2014, October 3, "“Wissen vermitteln, gewürzt mit Emotion" by Benedikt Vogel., 2012, December 20, "Im CERN sind es Teams aus gleichgestellten Forschern, die Topwissen hervorbringen" Interview (in German) with Clara Kulich.

Harvard Business Review, 2010, September, "Paid Less and rewarded less" (IDEA watch) by Andy O'Connell

The Register, 2010, February 10,"Ladies face 'glass cliff' after breaking 'glass ceiling'" by Lewis Page

The Observer, 2008, September 14, "In Tarzan v Jane, Tarzan gets the bigger bonus" (p.8) by Simon Caulkin

Business Week, 2008, September, Issue 22, "Merit Pay? Not Exactly" by Jena McGregor

Forbeslife Executive Woman, 2008, September 10, "The Highest Paid Women in Corporate America" by Judith Dobrzynski

Financial Times (UK), 2008, August 26,“Women still behind in the boardroom” (p.2) by John Willman