Tall Men and Money For "Blink," Gladwell polled about half of the Fortune 500 companies and found that the majority of their CEOs were tall, white men, and: After analyzing the results of four large-scale studies, Judge and co-author Daniel Cable, a business professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill, found that extra inches could add up to thousands of dollars.
For each inch in height, a person earned about 9 more in pay.
Steve Penner, the previous owner of a Boston-based dating service, says he heard it all the time.
The Dating Scene The preference for taller men extends, it seems, beyond the boardroom and into the bedroom.
"As a matter of fact, there may be more heightism today than before because people can no longer discriminate against other groups: blacks, women, Jews," he said.
In real-world terms, heightism can translate into fewer dollars, relationships and children for shorter men.
MTV2's Guy Code is the ultimate guy's guide to the laws of manhood. Some say guys are born with it, but not everyone follows the same set of guidelines. Guy Code has been discussed on screen in "Old School", "Jersey Shore" and inadvertently analyzed on "Animal Planet" when discussing the customs of male species.
But to date, no show has created a playbook for all guys to follow. Need to know about everything from man-scaping to man-crushes, wing men and sexting, the rules of drinking, karaoke etiquette, and more?