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Unformatted text preview: g impressions of people and attributing causes to their behaviour. Finally, we will examine the role of perception in achieving a diverse workforce, perceptions of trust and organizational support, selection interviewing, and performance appraisal. In general, you will learn that perception and attribution influence who gets into organizations, how they are treated as members, and how they interpret this treatment. Perception. The process of interpreting the messages of our senses to provide order and meaning to the environment. What Is Perception? Perception is the process of interpreting the messages of our senses to provide order and meaning to the environment. Perception helps sort out and organize the com- Chapter 3 69 Perception, Attribution, and Judgment of Others “I’m only firing you to impress the people that I’m not firing.” plex and varied input received by our senses of sight, smell, touch, taste, and hearing. The key word in this definition is interpreting. People frequently base their actions on the interpretation of realit...
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