Attribution theory in the organizational sciences: A case of unrealized potential

Mark J. Martinko, Paul Harvey, Marie T. Dasborough

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Abstract

We argue that although attributional processes appear to affect virtually all goal and reward oriented behavior in organizations, they have not received adequate attention in the organizational sciences. In this Incubator, we encourage scholars to unlock the potential of attribution theory to develop more complete explanations of organizational behavior.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)144-149
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Organizational Behavior
Volume32
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Psychology
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Psychology(all)
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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