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Unformatted text preview: n is responsible for the behaviour, and that the behaviour thus
reflects the “true person.” If we explain a behaviour as a function of intelligence,
greed, friendliness, or laziness, we are making dispositional attributions. In general,
the business press attributed the turnaround of the Chrysler Corporation to Lee
Iacocca’s leadership skills and market savvy, not to government loan guarantees or
an improving economy. Attribution. The process by
which causes or motives are
assigned to explain people’s
behaviour. Dispositional attributions.
Explanations for behaviour
based on an actor’s personality
or intellect. 76 Individual Behaviour Manager
You Be the Until recently,
no woman sat
few of its
were female. For years, Procter & Gamble has used its marketing
expertise to sell some of the world’s best-known
brands to women. It was far less successful in
bringing women into its own management ranks
and keeping them. Women were...
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