38) Mark is having lunch at a local diner with his friend, Jessica, who is extremely obese. Jason is having lunch at the same diner with her friend, Karen, who is of average weight. Both Mark and Jason are being interviewed for a job after lunch, and the interviewer, who is also having lunch, happens to notice both Mark and Jason in the diner. What impact, if any, may this situation have on the evaluations Mark and Jason receive from the interviewer, assuming all other factors are equal? Evaluations Mark and Jason receive from the interviewer, assuming all other factors are equal?
- Mark may be evaluated worse than Jason because of the negative sterotypes associated with Jessica's obesity