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University of the PeopleBUS 5113: Organizational Theory and BehaviorWritten Assignment Unit 2Question for assignmentPerception is a subtle, personal view of one’s self in context with the environment. Much of ourupbringing influences the way we see and observe things that affect our interpretation, meaning,and judgment. As training is developmental in nature, we can develop or shape our perception tobe as objective, unbiased, and progressive as we would want.In the organizational context, our perception affects how we communicate among ourselves.Some factors such as those shown below may get in the way of understanding the truth within amessage; thus, affecting our behaviors:a. Stereotypeb.Prejudicec. Discriminationd. Selective Perceptione. Projectionf.Halo Effectg.Tokenismh.Intersectionality.Select three factors from the list and write an essay as to how your attitudes, perceptions, andbehaviors are affected positively or negatively by them in a personal and organizational context.Back up with the latest research available.
BUS 5113: Organizational Theory and BehaviorWritten Assignment Unit 2ResponsesIntroductionPerception refers to the set of processes we use to make sense of all the stimuli you encounterevery second, from the glow of the computer screen in front of you to the smell of the room tothe itch on your ankle. Our perceptions are based on how we interpret all these differentsensations, which are sensory impressions we get from the stimuli in the world around us.Perception enables us to navigate the world and to make decisions about everything, from whichT-shirt to wear or how fast to run away from a bear (Introduction to Perception).Ourbehaviorcommunicates valuable information that otherwise may go unknown. Inpsychology,behaviorconsists of an organism's external reactions to its environment. Otheraspects of psychology, such as emotions, thoughts, and other internal mental processes, don'tusually fall under the category of behavior (Behavior: Definition & Explanation).

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Term
Fall
Professor
Dr. Schmidt
Tags
Psychology, Organizational Theory and Behavior, Tokenism h Intersectionality

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