Locus of control

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Locus of control Belief about one’s self that influences behavior in a given situation External Belief that the situation is controlled by something else that is not inside me Internal Belief that something inside me will help me to do something Attribution Theory Attribution Factors that explain the causes and/or outcomes of behavior When taking about attribution It’s the independent factors that influence an outcome Outcomes of behavior Self-serving bias When a person mistakenly attributes personal success to external attributes and  vice versa Taking all the credit as oppose to giving someone else some of the credit Fundamental attribution error- mistakenly attribute internal causes to someone  else If I cause something to happen and blame someone else Early Philosopher External Motivational Theory Both are credited with the invention of incentives Frederick Taylor Found one best way to manage in the work place
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course SPEA-V 366 taught by Professor Sergiofernandez during the Spring '09 term at Indiana.

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