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1UNIT 2,WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTA BRIEF ANALYSIS OF SOME FACTORS THAT GET IN THE WAY OFUNDERSTANDING THE TRUTH WITHIN A MESSAGE; THUS, AFFECTING OURBEHAVIORS IN AN ORGANIZAION.Mohammad Akram OmidUniversity of the PeopleBUS 5113: Organizational Theory and BehaviorInstructor: Dr. Sherrie M. Bartell24 Nov 2021
2IntroductionPerceptions play a major role on our behaviour and attitude towards an activity, it meansperception is like our glasses, that highly impact on how we see. If we put on reddish sunglasses,it will impact on how we see, the saturation and warmth of our view may be increased."According to Joseph Reitz; Perception includes all those processes by which an individualreceives information about his environment—seeing, hearing, feeling, tasting and smelling.”(Perception: Definition, Importance, Factors, Perceptual Process, Errors, n.d.)Figure 1 from iEduNoteAs we know, perception in organizational context is impacted by; a. Stereotypeb. Prejudice c.Discrimination d. Selective Perception e. Projection f. Halo Effect g. Tokenism h.Intersectionality. Here, we will discuss the nature and diverse influence of three of these factors.A. Stereotype"Stereotyping in the workplace is making assumptions about people based on a person's genderor culture, or is based on religious or physical attributes." (Leonard K., 2018).Stereotypes can be positive, negative or neutral (Stereotyping in the Workplace: Definition,Examples & Effects, 2015). For instance, people from Hazara ethnicity are believed to be morehardworking and humble than rest of ethnicities in Afghanistan, therefore, people looking forlabour, usually choose them, it is due to positive stereotype about them. So on organization has

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Term
Spring
Professor
Neverson Heatly
Tags
Psychology, Social Psychology, Physical attractiveness, Leonard K

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