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Ch. 4. Perception, Attribution and Learning - Organizational Behavior, 11th Edition (Wiley Press)

In all the events and experiences of everyday living it can be a shock when people view the same thing and come to different conclusions. What is going on, and what are the implications?
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The factors that influence the perceptual process include charecterists regarding the
perceier, setting and perceived
The stages involved in processing the information that determin es a person's perceptions and reactions include all of the following
-information attention and selection
-information organization
-information interpretation
-information retrieval
A ________ contains information about a person's own appearance, behavior, and personality
-self schema
The strongest impact of selective perception occurs in the _________ stage of the perceptual process
Attention
when a mentally challenged candidate is overlooked by a recruiter even though he posess skills that are perfet for the job, which perceptual distortion is likely to be experienced by the recruiter?
Ability stereotypes
Which of the common perceptual distortions is sometimes referred to as the "Pygmalion effect" named for a mythical Greek sculptor who created a statue of his ideal made her come to life?
self-fulfilling prophecy
The application of attribution theory is particularly concerned with whether one's behavior has been _____.
internally or externally caused
According to attribution theory, which types of causes are operating to the detriment of obese workers?
internal causes
Differing __________ appear to play a role in differences in attributions that are mae by nateive populations of different nations around the globe
cultural values