CHAPTER 3 ORG - CHAPTER 3 ORG attribution theory A theory that explains how individuals pinpoint the causes of their own and others behavior individual

CHAPTER 3 ORG - CHAPTER 3 ORG attribution theory A theory...

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CHAPTER 3 ORG attribution theory A theory that explains how individuals pinpoint the causes of their own and others' behavior. individual differences The way in which factors such as skills, abilities, personalities, perceptions, attitudes, values, and ethics differ from one individual to another. interactional psychology The psychological approach to understanding human behavior that involves knowing something about the person and about the situation. trait theory A personality theory that advocates breaking down behavior patterns into a series of observable traits in order to understand human behavior. integrative approach The broad theory that describes personality as a composite of an individual's psychological processes. strong situation A situation that overwhelms the effects of individual personalities by providing strong cues for appropriate behavior. locus of control

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