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Exam 2 MGMT Ch 7
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cognitive process that enables us to interpret and understand our surroundings
Process of becoming consciously aware of something or someone.
People pay attention to salient stimuli
something that stands out from context
Represents a person's mental picture or summary of a particular event or type of stimulus
information about both specific and general events
general knowledge about the world, mental dictionary of concepts
information about a single individual or groups of people
The process of drawing on, interpreting, and integrating categorical information stored in long-term memory
Retrieving a summary judgment that was already made
decisions are based on
An individual's set of beliefs about the characteristics or attributes of a group
Not always negative
May or may not be accurate
It is important to remember that stereotypes are a fundamental component of the perception process and we use them to help process the large amount of information that bombards us daily.
It is not immoral or bad to possess stereotypes
Inappropriate use of stereotypes can lead to poor decisions
the belief that differing traits and abilities make men and women particularly well suited to different roles
sex role stereotype
People often prefer male bosses
Women have a hard time being perceived as an effective leader
Women of color are more negatively affected by sex-role stereotypes than white women or men in general
sex role stereotype info
reinforce age discrimination because of their negative orientation.
Long-standing (term) depict older workers as less satisfied, not as involved with their work, less motivated, not as committed
Research shows that as age increases so does employees' job satisfaction, job involvement, internal work motivation, and organizational commitment.
Moreover, older workers are not more accident prone.
age stereotype contin
someone's high expectations for another person result in high performance for that person
self fulfilling prophecy Also known as Pygmalion effect
occurs when an individual's high self-expectations for him- or herself lead to high performance
a loss in performance resulting from low leader expectations
Reflects one's tendency to attribute another person's behavior to his or her personal characteristics, as opposed to situational factors
fundamental attribution bias
Represents one's tendency to take more personal responsibility for success than for failure.
self serving bias
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