Flashcards in Leadership Deck (12):
The leader's tendency to be less likely to punish the follower who says he or she is sorry for his or her behavior.
The common tendency for the actor in a particular situation to blame external factors for his or her unsuccessful behavior while, concurrently, an observer lends to blame internal factors for the same behavior.
Actor / Observer Bias
The process of making inferences and judgments about the causes of people's behavior.
The process of making an attribution based on how other people perform a specific task.
The process of making an attribution based on how a person performed the same task on other occasions.
The process of making an attribution about a person based on how well (or poorly) he or she does on a variety of different tasks.
The process of assigning blame or credit for a person's behavior (including one's own behavior) to external factors beyond the person's control.
The tendency to overvalue internal factors in explaining someone's behavior, while undervaluing external factors.
Fundamental Attribution Error
The process of assigning blame or credit for a person's behavior (including one's own behavior) to that person's abilities of lack of abilities.
The tendency for a leader to punish a follower more severely if the follower's behavior has negative consequences.
Negative Outcome Bias
The tendency to attribute one's own successes to one's abilities and to blame failures on external failures on external factor's beyond one's control.