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Mgts 3401 cummings hint whose fault is it usually

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Unformatted text preview: ibutions Fundamental Attribution Error The tendency to underestimate the influence of external factors and overestimate the influence of internal factors when making judgments about the behavior of others. In general, we tend to blame the person first, not the situation. MGTS 3401 Cummings Errors and Biases in Attributions Self-Serving Bias The tendency for individuals to attribute their own successes to internal factors while putting the blame for failures on external factors. Thought: When student gets an “A” on an exam, they often say they studied hard. But when they don’t do well, how does the self serving bias come into play? MGTS 3401 Cummings Hint: Whose fault is it usually when an exam is “tough”? Attitude An evaluative statement or judgment about a particular phenomenon (objects, people or events). MGTS 3401 Cummings Attitudes Attitudes Evaluative statements or judgments concerning objects, people, or events. Cognitive component The opinion or belief segment of an attitude. Affective Component The emotional or feeling segment of an attitude. Behavioral Component An intention to behave in a certain way toward someone or something. MGTS 3401 Cummings Attitude Components Affective Component Cognitive Component Behavior toward the Object Behavioral Intention Component MGTS 3401 Cummings Important Attitudes What is “job involvement?” How is it different from Job Satisfaction? Employee Engagement? What are the three dimensions of Organizational Commitment? How are they different from each other? ►Continuance ►Normative ►Affective MGTS 3401 Cummings Attitude Components Affective Component Cognitive Component Behavior toward the Object Behavioral Intention Component MGTS 3401 Cummings Attitude Formation ► Personal experience ► Association Coming into direct contact with an attitude object creates perceptions about the object’s characteristics which are transformed into an attitude about the object. The transference of parts or all of an attitude about an old object to a new attitude object. MGTS 3401 Cummings Attitude Formation ► Social learning The influence of people s/he works with on the formation of the individual’s attitudes. MGTS 3401 Cummings For Monday ► Read the rest of Chapter 3 (Job Satisfaction) ► Bring a second hard (printed) copy of Part II only (Section IV) of your completed “Early October Survey” (done for today) ► Prepare the FNT questions MGTS 3401 Cummings...
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