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Unformatted text preview: nment and find situational causes for the failure.19 To review the basics of attribution, people often use consistency, consensus, and distinctiveness cues in a sensible and rational manner when trying to explain some observed behaviour. However, the fundamental attribution error suggests that observers are often overly ready to invoke dispositional explanations for the behaviour of actors. The actor–observer effect suggests that the actor is more ready to attribute his or her own behaviour to situational factors. Given the self-serving bias, this is especially likely if the behaviour is unsuccessful. Person Perception and Workforce Diversity Workforce diversity. Differences among recruits and employees in characteristics, such as gender, race, age, religion, cultural background, physical ability, and sexual orientation. The realities of workforce diversity have become an important factor for many organizations in recent years. Workforce diversity refers to differences among employees or potential recruits in characteristics, such as gender, race, age, religion, cultural ba...
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