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University of the PeopleBUS 5113Unit twoIntroduction to Organizational BehaviorDr. Hillary HodgesIn the workplace, our perspective has an impact on how we communicate with one another.Many circumstances obstruct our ability to comprehend others, which has an impact on ourconduct.
The three factors that will be discussed areHalo EffectStereo typePrejudiceHalo EffectThe Halo effect is an example of cognitive bias, which is a form of unconscious prejudice. As thename implies, the Halo effect happens when you assess a person's attributes based on unrelated,generally physical, characteristics. A coworker dressed in a suit, for example, may be seen asmore capable than one dressed in a t-shirt. Edward L. Thorndike, an American psychologist,coined the word in 1920. Thorndike's results were later expanded upon by psychologist SolomonAsch, who discovered that first impressions have a significant impact on how you establish anopinion of someone..[ CITATION And20 \l 1033 ]

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Spring
Professor
Bari Courts
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Social Psychology, Edward L Thorndike

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