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Attribution

The assignment of cause. For example, if one attributes a statement to a CEO, one says the CEO made the statement. Likewise, if one attributes a market bounce to GDP growth, one says the GDP growth caused the bounce.
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Attributional Style Questionnaire by Peterson et al (1981, quoted by Peterson and Seligman, 1984), which included half a dozen hypothetical situation, half positive and half negative was used.
Attributional confidence in low- and high-context cultures, Human Communication Research, 12, 525-549.
879) adopted a less optimistic attributional style for career decision making compared with women (-.
Furthermore, educators can better understand students' personal beliefs when they also consider other motivational constructs such as self-efficacy (Bandura, 1988), task value (Pintrich & De Groot, 1990), goal orientations (Dweck, 1986), and perceptions of ability (Nicholls & Miller, 1983), as well as students' attributional beliefs (Weiner, 1986).
An Attributional Theory of Achievement Motivation and Emotion," Psychological Review, (92:4), 1985, pp.
To investigate distraction effects and expectancy effects in the context of attributional processes, the following hypotheses are proposed.
Other positive prognostic indicators include an internalized attributional style, anxiety symptoms, and somatic complaints.
5% of the children with negative attributional styles did have such a history, compared with only 16.
In this particular situation, the application of attributional theory to a business situation, students were an appropriate sample for this theoretical research.
STEP-WISE MULTIPLE LOGISTIC REGRESSION ANALYSIS WITH KNOWN PLACEMENT DIFFICULTIES AS THE DEPENDENT VARIABLE Order entered Attributional Dimension Odds 95 % C.
Weiner, Bernard, An Attributional Theory of Motivation and Emotion.
These researchers posit that, under conditions of attributional ambiguity -- such as those created by the existence of racism -- members of visible minority groups may seek to avoid loss of face occasioned by personal failure through attributing such failure to the social stigma of minority group membershi p.