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WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT UNIT 2Organizational Theory and BehaviorUNIVERSITY OF THE PEOPLEBUS 5113 - AY2021-T5
Our perceptions, the way we interpret and perceiveour environment and others plays a significant role in determining our behaviors. Our perceptions are formed from various influences throughout ourlives, starting when we are very young. We develop perceptions of others and of our environment both in our
day to day lives as well as at work. Perceptions can be especially important in an organizational context. Some common factors that may cause erroneous perceptions are the Halo Effect, Projection, and Selective Perception. In this paper I will examine these effects more closely, and outline some
of the perceptions that can occur as a result of these factors, as well as their ultimate effectOur perceptions, or how we interpret and perceive our surroundings and people, play an important part in shaping our behavior. Our views are influenced by different factors throughout our lives, beginning when we are young. We form views of individuals and our surroundings in our daily lives as well as at work. Perceptions are extremely noteworthy in the setting of an organization. The Halo Effect, Projection, and Selective Perception are three frequent causes thatcan result in wrong perceptions. In this article, I will look more closely at these impacts and explain some of the perceptions that might arise as a result of these elements, as well as their overall influence.Halo effectThe halo effect is the inclination to enable one specific feature or our overall image of a person, organization, or product to favorably impact our evaluation of their other related traits, and this impression will directly affect how we view virtually everything they do. When this occurs, the

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