This study investigated whether racial group membership is diagnostic in predicting the characteristics ascribed to managers. Scales were created to examine the work-relevant racial stereotypes of Black and White managers. Following the diagnostic ratio approach to assessing stereotypes, participants rated the likelihood that characteristics from each scale were descriptive of Black and White managers. We found that White managers were stereotyped as more competent, ambitious, and manipulative; whereas Black managers were stereotyped as more interpersonally skilled and less polished. Additionally, we examined whether success information would ameliorate the effects of these stereotypes. Once success information was made explicit, differences in the achievement-oriented scales (competence and ambition) were eliminated. However, differences in the social-oriented scales (interpersonally skilled, manipulative, unpolished) still persisted.